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>The most valuable information on Cinemania is taken from The Motion
>Picture Guide, published by CineBooks.  Updated by annual volumes, it
>contains details of films from the silent era to the present, although
>I'm not sure if it was still publishing after 1994.


The Motion Picture Guide is oddly enough available on the web courtesy of
TV Guide.

http://www.tvguide.nis.newscorp.com/movies/mopic/cgi-bin/page.c

It sometimes runs a tad slow and it basically only covers films released in
the US (so no mention of Von Stroheim's "Queen Kelly" for example) but it
is pretty useful for B-movie and 30s/40s studio films that are otherwise
poorly served in most reference works.
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