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>The FLI covers film
>literature (post 1971) more thoroughly and more elegantly.
>All that said, in this institution where the emphasis is on advanced
>craft skills and where doctoral dissertations are not undertaken, the FII
>(& the FLI) is well used.  A typical request (does such exist?) may be a
>survey of the editing style of Thelma Schoonmaker.  The FII will list the
>films she has been involved with (most can then be accessed in the
>library's video collection) and then list references to the particular
>films in the periodical literature, as well as articles specifically
>about the editor - all in one stop.  The FII has 4 relevant articles, FLI
>(searching annual vols. 1981-93) has 5.  Only 2 are common.
>Looking for reviews of Whisky Galore & discussion of the work of director
>Alexander MacKendrick? The FII has the 1949 reviews and contemporary
>scholarly articles.
>FLI is elegant and time consuming, FII is cruder and quick.  Neither is
>comprehensive.  Both are valuable
>
>Neil Pollock
>Australian Film Television & Radio School
>Voice: 61-2-887-1030
>Fax: 61-2-805-6441
>
 
These do sound valuable. I'd love to get pricing information on these
discs.
 
For the general film audience, I think MPG CD-ROM is better than anything
else available at a resonable (under $100) price. For something more
comprehesive, these sound wonderful.
 
Any more info would be appreciated.
 
James