A categorized listing over 150 books and articles relating to film history, film production, the New York film industry, art direction, cinematography, special effects, and the relationship of cities, architecture and the movies.

Balio, Tino. The American Film Industry, rev. ed. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1985.

Baxter, John. Hollywood in the Thirties. New York: Warner, 1970.

Berg, A. Scott. Goldwyn: A Biography. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989.

Biskind, Peter. Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-and-Rock'n'Roll Generation Saved Hollywood. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998.

Charyn, Jerome. Movieland: Hollywood and the Great American Dream Culture. New York: New York University Press, 1989.

Day, Beth. This Was Hollywood. London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1960.

Gabler, Neal. An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood. New York: Crown, 1988.

Haver, Ronald. David O. Selznick's Hollywood. New York: Bonanza, 1980.

Higham, Charles, and Joel Greenburg. Hollywood in the Forties. New York: A.S. Barnes, 1968.

Kael, Pauline. For Keeps. New York: Penguin, 1994.

---. When the Lights Go Down. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1980.

Kazan, Elia. A Life. New York: Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1989.

Mordden, Ethan. The Hollywood Studios: House Style in the Golden Age of the Movies. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988.

O'Brien, Geoffrey. The Phantom Empire: Movies in the Mind of the 20th Century. New York: W. W. Norton, 1993.

Ott, Frederick W. The Films of Fritz Lang. Secaucus, NJ: Citadel Press, 1979.

Rosten, Leo. Hollywood: The Movie Colony and the Movie Makers. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1941.

Schary, Dore. Case History of a Movie. New York: Random House, 1950.

Schatz, Thomas. The Genius of the System: Hollywood Filmmaking in the Studio Era. New York: Pantheon, 1988.

Sklar, Robert. City Boys. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1992.

Thomson, David. America in the Dark: The Impact of Hollywood Films on American Culture. New York: Morrow, 1977.

Truffaut, Fran¨ois. Hitchcock/Truffaut, rev. ed. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1983.

Walker, Alexander. The Shattered Silents: How the Talkies Came to Stay. New York: Morrow, 1979.

Webb, Michael, ed. Hollywood: Legend and Reality. Boston: Little, Brown, 1986.


Altman, Rick. The American Film Musical. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987.

Atkinson, David. "Hitchcock's Techniques Tell Rear Window Story." American Cinematographer, Vol. 71, No. 1, January 1980: 34

Auster, Paul. Smoke and Blue in the Face. New York: Hyperion, 1995.

Balio, Tino, ed. 42nd Street. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1980.

Barrios, Richard. A Song in the Dark: The Birth of the Musical Film. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Belton, John. "The Backstage Musical," Movie 24 (Spring 1977): 22.

Bergman, Andrew. We're in the Money: Depression America and Its Films. New York: New York University Press, 1971.

Clarens, Carlos. Crime Movies: An Illustrated History. New York: W. W. Norton, 1980.

Coen, Joel, Ethan Coen, and Sam Raimi. The Hudsucker Proxy. London: Faber and Faber, 1994.

Comer, Brooke. "Byzantine Business Plot Begets The Hudsucker Proxy." American Cinematographer, Vol. 75, No. 4, April 1994: 36.

Cowie, Peter. Annie Hall. London: BFI Publishing, 1996.

Croce, Arlene. The Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Book. New York: Galahad Books, 1972.

Feuer, Jane. The Hollywood Musical. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1982.

Fordin, Hugh. The Movies' Greatest Musicals. New York: Ungar, 1984.

Gambill, Norman. "Harry Horner's Design Program for The Heiress." Art Journal, Fall 1983: 223.

Gavin, Arthur E. "Rear Window." American Cinematographer, February 1954: 76.

Goldner, Orville, and George E. Turner. The Making of King Kong. South Brunswick, NJ: A. S. Barnes, 1975.

Harvey, James. Romantic Comedy. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987.

Hirsch, Foster. The Dark Side of the Screen. New York: Da Capo, 1983.

---. Detours and Lost Highways: A Map of Neo-Noir. New York: Limelight, 1999.

Hoberman, J. 42nd Street. London: BFI Publishing, 1993.

Horner, Harry. "Designing The Heiress." Hollywood Quarterly, Vol. 5, No. 1, Fall 1950: 1.

Kendall, Elizabeth. The Runaway Bride: Hollywood Romantic Comedy of the 1930s. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990.

Krohn, Bill. Hitchcock at Work. London: Phaidon, 2000.

Lang, Fritz. Metropolis. London: Faber and Faber, 1973.

Lee, Spike, and Lisa Jones. Do the Right Thing: A Spike Lee Joint. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989.

Levy, Emanuel. Cinema of Outsiders: The Rise of American Independent Film. New York: New York University Press, 1999.

Maltz, Albert, and Malvin Wald. The Naked City. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1948.

Minnelli, Vincente, Betty Comden, and Adolph Green. The Band Wagon. London: Lorrimer, 1986.

Mordden, Ethan. The Hollywood Musical. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1981.

Muller, Eddie. Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir. London: Titan Books, 1998.

Odien, W. C. "The Rise and Fall of Norville Barnes." Cinefex 58, June 1994: 66.

Ottoson, Robert. The American Film Noir. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1981.

Pike, Bob, and Dave Martin. The Genius of Busby Berkeley. California: Creative Film Society, 1973.

Rubin, Bruce Joel. Jacob's Ladder. New York: Applause Books, 1990.

Salamon, Julie. The Devil's Candy: The Bonfire of the Vanities Goes to Hollywood. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1992.

Schrader, Paul. Taxi Driver. London: Faber and Faber, 1990.

Schulberg, Budd. On the Waterfront: The Final Shooting Script. Hollywood, CA: Samuel French, 1980.

Seldes, Gilbert, "Man with Camera." The New Yorker, May 30, 1931: 21.

Shay, Don. "Willis O'Brien, Creator of the Impossible." Cinefex 7, January 1982: 4-70.

Shay, Don, ed. Making Ghostbusters. New York: Zoetrope, 1985.

Silverman, Stephen M. Dancing on the Ceiling: Stanley Donen and His Movies. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996.

Spoto, Donald. The Art of Alfred Hitchcock, 2nd ed. New York: Doubleday, 1992.

Taubin, Amy. Taxi Driver. London: British Film Institute, 2000.

Thomas, Tony, and Jim Terry (with Busby Berkeley). The Busby Berkeley Book. Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, 1973.

Turner, George E. "Rope-Something Different." American Cinematographer, Vol. 66, No. 2, February 1985: 35-40.

Wood, Robin. Hitchcock's Films. New York: Castle Books, 1969.


Affron, Charles, and Mirella Jona Affron. Sets in Motion: Art Direction and Film Narrative. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1995.

Albrecht, Donald. Designing Dreams. New York: Museum of Modern Art/Harper & Row, 1986.

Barsacq, Leon. Caligari's Cabinet and Other Grand Illusions. Elliott Stein, ed. New York: New American Library, 1978.

Brosnan, John. Movie Magic. New York: New American Library, 1976.

Deschner, Donald. "Anton Grot, Warner's Art Director," Velvet Light Trap, No. 15, Fall 1975.

Dunn, Linwood G., and George E. Turner. The ASC Treasury of Visual Effects. Hollywood, CA: American Society of Cinematographers, 1983.

LoBrutto, Vincent. By Design: Interviews with Film Production Designers. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1992.

Maltin, Leonard. Behind the Camera. New York: New American Library, 1971.

Mandelbaum, Howard, and Eric Myers. Screen Deco. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986.

---. Forties Screen Style. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1989.

Neumann, Dietrich, ed. Film Architecture. Munich: Prestel, 1996.

Polglase, Van Nest. "The Studio Art Director." in Joe Bonica, comp., How Talkies Are Made. Hollywood, CA: J. Bonica and Co., 1930.

Preston, Ward. What an Art Director Does. Hollywood, CA: Silman-James, 1994.

Rainsberger, Todd. James Wong Howe: Cinematographer. San Diego: A. S. Barnes, 1981.

Schaefer, Dennis, and Larry Salvato. Masters of Light: Conversations with Contemporary Photographers. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984.

Sennett, Robert S. Setting the Scene: The Great Hollywood Art Directors. New York: Abrams, 1994.

Spiegel, Ellen. "Fred and Ginger Meet Van Nest Polglase," Velvet Light Trap 10, Fall 1973: 17-22.


Alleman, Richard. The Movie Lover's Guide to New York. New York: Harper & Row, 1988.

Altman, Diana. Hollywood East: Louis B. Mayer and the Origins of the Studio System. New York: Birch Lane/Carol, 1992.

Ampil, Cristina C. Film and Television Production in New York City/Behind the Glitz: Lights, Camera, Jobs. New York City Economic Policy and Marketing Group/Office of the Deputy Mayor for Finance and Economic Development, 1993.

Brownlow, Kevin. Hollywood: The Pioneers. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979.

---. Behind the Mask of Innocence. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990.

Bowser, Eileen. The Transformation of Cinema, 1907-1915. New York: Scribner, 1990.

Boyer, Jay. Sidney Lumet. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1993.

Carney, Ray. The Films of John Cassavetes. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Everson, William. American Silent Film. New York: Oxford University Press, 1978.

Kelly, Mary Pat. Martin Scorsese: A Journey. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1991.

Keyser, Les. Martin Scorsese. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1995.

Koszarski, Richard. An Evening's Entertainment: The Age of the Silent Picture, 1915-1928. New York: Scribner, 1990.

---. The Astoria Studio and Its Fabulous Films. New York: Dover, 1983.

Lee, Spike. Five for Five: The Films of Spike Lee. New York: Workman, 1991.

Leyda, Jay, and Charles Musser, eds. Before Hollywood: Turn of the Century Films from American Archives. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1986.

Lippy, Tod, ed. Projections 11: New York Film-makers on New York Film-making. London: Faber and Faber, 2000.

Lumet, Sidney. Making Movies. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.

Musser, Charles. Before the Nickelodeon: Edwin S. Porter and the Edison Manufacturing Company. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991.

---. The Emergence of Cinema: The American Screen to 1907. New York: Scribner, 1990.

"New York and the Movies," Premiere special issue, 1994.

North, Joseph H. The Early Development of the Motion Picture (1887-1909). New York: Arno Press, 1973.

"Our Love Affair With the Movies," New York Magazine special year-end movie issue, Vol. 9, No. 1, December 29, 1975.

Thompson, David, and Ian Christie, eds. Scorsese on Scorsese. London: Faber and Faber, 1989.


Aylesworth, Thomas G. and Virginia L. Aylesworth. New York: The Glamour Years (1919-1945). New York: Gallery Books, 1987.

Corliss, Richard. The Hollywood Screenwriters. New York: Avon, 1972.

---. Talking Pictures: Screenwriters in the American Cinema. New York: Overlook Press, 1985.

Fine, Richard. Hollywood and the Profession of Authorship. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, 1985.

Freeman, Everett. "Hollywood and the New Yorker." The Screenwriter, June-July 1948: 30-33.

Fuchs, Daniel. "Days in the Gardens of Hollywood." New York Times Book Review, 28 July 1971: 3.

Graham, Sheilah. The Garden of Allah. New York: Crown, 1970.

Guiles, Fred Lawrence. Hanging on in Paradise. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1975.

Kael, Pauline, Herman J. Mankiewicz, and Orson Welles. The Citizen Kane Book. Boston: Little, Brown, 1971.

Marquis, Alice Goldfarb. Hope and Ashes: The Birth of Modern Times. New York: Free Press, 1986.

Meryman, Richard. Mank: The Wit, World and Life of Herman Mankiewicz. New York: Morrow, 1978.

Podeschi, John. "The Writer in Hollywood," Dissertation, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, 1971.

Powdermaker, Hortense. Hollywood: The Dream Factory. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1950.

Schulberg, Budd. "The Writer in Hollywood," Harper's, October 1959.

Schultheiss, John. "A Study of the 'Eastern' Writer in Hollywood in the 1930s." Dissertation, University of Southern California, 1973.

Torrence, Bruce T. Hollywood: The First Hundred Years. New York: New York Zoetrope, 1982.


Anderson, Stanford, ed. On Streets. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1986.

Bender, Thomas. "New York as a Center of 'Difference,'" Dissent, Fall 1987: 429.

Berman, Marshall. "Ruins and Reforms," Dissent, Fall 1987: 421.

Dickstein, Morris. "Neighborhoods," Dissent, Fall 1987: 602.

Gans, Herbert J. The Urban Villagers. New York: Free Press, 1962.

Herbert, Robert L. Impressionism: Art, Leisure and Parisian Society. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1988.

Le Corbusier. The City of To-morrow and Its Planning. New York: Dover Press, 1987.

Links, J. G. Townscape Painting and Drawing. New York: Harper & Row, 1972.

Jacobs, Jane. The Death and Life of Great American Cities. New York: Random House, 1961.

Scully, Stephen. Homer and the Sacred City. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1990.

Scully, Vincent. American Architecture and Urbanism, rev. ed. New York: Henry Holt, 1988.

Sharpe, William, and Leonard Woolcock, eds. Visions of the Modern City: Essays in History, Art, and Literature. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987.

van Leeuwen, Thomas A. P. The Skyward Trend of Thought: The Metaphysics of the American Skyscraper. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1988.

White, John. The Birth and Rebirth of Pictorial Space. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1987.

Willis, Carol. Form Follows Finance: Skyscrapers and Skylines in New York and Chicago. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1995.


Christopher, Nicholas. Somewhere in the Night: Film Noir and the American City. New York: Free Press, 1997.

Cites-Cines. Paris: Éditions Ramsay et la Grande Halle/La Villette, 1987. Clarke, David B., ed. The Cinematic City. London: Routledge, 1997.

Doucher, Jean, and Gilles Nadeau. Paris Cinema: Une Ville Vue par le Cinéma, de 1895 á Nos Jours. Paris: Editions Du May, 1987.

Fear, Bob, ed. "Architecture + Film II." Architectural Design, Vol. 70, No. 1, January 2000.

Lamster, Mark, ed. Architecture and Film. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2000.

Penz, François, and Maureen Thomas, eds. Cinema & Architecture: Méliès, Mallet-Stevens, Multimedia. London: British Film Institute, 1997.

Sorensen, Colin. London on Film: 100 Years of Filmmaking in London. London: Museum of London, 1996.