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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Jeremy Butler <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 31 Jul 1992 17:03:49 CST
Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
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>        I've already pillaged the ftp site for
>its movie lists and was wondering if there were any others out there worth
>examining.  I'm quite eager to find one containing perhaps some sort of
>    special
effects listings (companies that did specific movies, etc.) or perhaps just an
>article archive.  Does anyone know of any of these?  Please include an ftp
>location designation.
    Your note gives me the opportunity to remind folks of the offerings on
    SCREEN-L FILELIST.  A FILELIST is an archive of text files that
    BITNET/Internet users may retrieve through normal e-mail
    channels--without having to use FTP (File Transfer Protocol).
    What reminded me of it is that SCREEN-L FILELIST has two databases of
    recent film releases on it--one for 1990 and one for
    1991--listing producer, director, scriptwriter, cast, release date.
    Each is a "comma-delimited" text file that is ready to be sucked into
    most any database program.  They're titled:
    FILM90 DAT
    FILM91 DAT
    To request that these files be sent to you, send e-mail to
    [log in to unmask] (LISTSERV@UA1VM for BITNET) with the following
    command on the first line of your e-mail:
    Send another, similar message in order to get FILM91 DAT.
    Please note:  these requests go to the LISTSERV address, not to the
    SCREEN-L address.
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