In The Beginning…
- The Projection Box. British site devoted to origins of very early cinema.
- Eadward Muybridge. A comprehensive site detailing the remarkable career of this pioneer of moving images.
- Étienne-Jules Marey. Early French pioneer of moving image photography.
- One hundred years of film sizes. Interesting examples of early film gauges.
- Early Cameras and Projectors.
- The Internet Movie Database.
- Silent Movies. The original internet Silent Film site, comprehensive and excellent.
Archives, Museums, and Institutions
- Library of Congress Paper Print Collection. One of the great repositories of American film history.
- DOMITOR. An International Consortium of Early Film Scholars.
- The Frankfurt Film Museum. In German.
- Stifftung Deutsche Kinematek. German Film Archive, Berlin. In German.
- The American Film Institute.
- Pordenone Silent Film Festival. Arguably the world’s greatest silent film festival.
- National Film Preservation Foundation.
Specific Companies, Stars, and Films.
- Edison Motion Pictures. From the Library of Congress Memory Collection.
- Fantomas. One of the most popular French silent serials ever made.
- Georges Melies. Site in French or English.