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Film Studies

film studies research guide; used mainly for the study of film

Finding Film Scripts online

Locating Film Scripts Online


For online plays, check the Theater Research guide, Finding Plays Online

If you see a screenplay and you want us to purchase, just email me!  

Finding Scripts (print)

Finding Screenplays in the Library

To find screenplays in the library you can try 5 different ways:

  1. do a SUBJECT search in ALICE for Motion Picture Plays

  2. search for NewMarket Shooting Script Series

  3. keyword search on:  screenplays

  4. go to 7th floor and start at PN1997 (screenplays written up through 2000)

  5. go to 7th floor and start at PN1997.2 (screenplays written after Dec 31 2001)

Warner Bros. Film Scripts

This collection consists of screenplays for the approximately 300 films produced by Warner Brothers before 1950. . 

The 74 microfilm reels and 2 printed guides, are located in the Microform Department, First Floor, Micro. Coll. PN 1997 .A1 W376.

Alden Library cannot lend any of the Warner Brothers scripts to any entity. Warner Brothers does not have a lending library, nor are the scripts in the public domain. For further information or questions, contact lorraine wochna