Below, you will find a list of film sources that may prove useful as you work on your research paper. This list is by no means exhaustive and I highly recommend your search include Google Scholar as well as JSTOR and Project Muse, which are databases you can access from York Library.
Chapman, James. The British at War: Cinema, State and Propaganda, 1939-1945. London: I.B. Tauris Publishers, 2000.
Christensen, Louis B. “Studio Identity and Studio Art: MGM, Mrs. Miniver, and Planning the Postwar Era.” ELH 67.1 (Spring 2000): 257-292.
Elsaesser, Thomas. “Tales of Sound and Fury: Observations of the Family Melodrama” in Imitations of Life: A Reader on Film and Television Melodrama. Ed. Marcia Landy. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1991.
Lamster, Mark, ed. Architecture and Film. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2000.
Heins, Laura. Nazi Film Melodrama. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2013.
Kelleter, Frank and Ruth Mayer. Melodrama! The Mode of Excess from Early America to Hollywood. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag, 2007.
Koppes, Clayton R. and Gregory D. Black. Hollywood Goes to War: How Politics, Profits, and Propaganda Shaped World War II Movies. New York: The Free Press, 1987.
Langford, Barry. Film Genre: Hollywood and Beyond. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2005.
McFarlane, Brian. Novel to Film. Oxford: Clarendon, 1996.
Neale, Stephen. Genre and Hollywood. London and New York: Routledge, 2000.
Williams, Linda. “Melodrama Revisited” in Refiguring American Film Genres: History and Theory. Ed. Nick Browne. Berkeley: U of California P, 1998.