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MLA Citation Style

Videos, Images, Music, etc.


Last name, First name of the creator. Title of source. Role of other contributors First name Last name, Version, Numbers, Publisher, Publication date.


It's a Wonderful Life. Directed by Frank Capra, performance by James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, and Thomas Mitchell. RKO, 1946.

Online video

Canadian Literature Centre. "2016 CLC Kreisel Lecture with Margaret Atwood." Performer Margaret Atwood, YouTube, 20 May 2016,

Sound recording

CD, LP, etc

Holiday, Billie. The Essence of Billie Holiday. CD, Columbia, 1991.


Hudson, Jennifer. "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going." MP3 file, Dreamgirls: Music from the Motion Picture. Sony BMG, 2006.

Television show

"The Phantom of Corleone." Narrated by Stephen Kroft. Sixty Minutes. CBS. WCBS, New York, 10 Dec. 2006.

Television commercial

"Air Canada." Advertisement. CNN. 15 May 1998.

Visual art

Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn. Aristotle with a Bust of Homer. 1653. Oil on canvas. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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