Films Chosen for Library of Congress National Film Registry
The Library of Congress has selected 25 motion pictures for the National Film Registry, a list established by Congress' Film Preservation Act of 1988 for preservation in the National Film Collection of the Library of Congress. The Registry, now numbering 175 entries, was created in response to increasing concern about the protection and preservation of motion pictures - as approximately half of the movies made before 1950 have deteriorated beyond repair. The Library of Congress endeavors to obtain and maintain an archival-quality original version of each of the chosen films.
The choices have been made by the Librarian of Congress, following consultation with the National Film …
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Publication information: Article title: Films Chosen for Library of Congress National Film Registry. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: American Cinematographer. Volume: 77. Issue: 2 Publication date: February 1996. Page number: 112. © American Society of Cinematographers Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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