Want a terrific source for research and entertainment? Try the Internet Archive
It's a non-profit organization founded to build an Internet library. Its purposes include offering permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format.
Founded in 1996 and located in San Francisco, the Internet Archive includes texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages
Movies there include Battleship Potempkin, the original A Star is Born (1937), A Farewell to Arms (1950 with Gary Cooper and Helen Hays, and Meet John Doe, a classic Frank Capra ﬁlm.
They also have audio books, like Orwell's 1984.
One of their projects is open library.org--that has a million books you can read instantly - including 615 on Abraham Lincoln, for instance.
They also have TVnews search--clips and transcripts of TV news items from the past 15 years. You can manipulate the timeline to see only items from a particular period. Type in the topic and you'll get loads of clips to choose from.
Amazing stuff, just don't get lost in there, it can make hours disappear!