Searchable catalog of information of flims archives from all over Europe. Multi-lingual web portal film works, searchable by content, filmographic details and physical characteristics. Many more features. Some films have been digitized and are accessible via this website. Focus is on documentary, educational, news reel and travelogue films, among other non-fictional film types.
This report, written by David Pierce and made to the Library of Congress and the Council on Library and Information Resources, was commissioned by the National Film Preservation Board.
The report lists all silent films from the period known to have survived, as well as the 11,000+ feature films known to have been produced. Over two thirds of the films have not been found. For location information on the archival film holdings identified by Pierce, see: http://www.loc.gov/film/