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iW NEWS | 25 Films Set for National Registry

By Indiewire | Indiewire December 28, 2007 at 6:58AM

Aimed at preserving films that are "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant," the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress on Thursday announced the 25 films named to this year's roster of work that will be archived. They are: Robert Zemeckis's "Back to the Future" (1985), Peter Yates' "Bullitt" (1968), Steven Spielberg's "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (1977), Dorothy Arzner's "Dance, Girl, Dance" (1940), Kevin Costner's "Dances With Wolves" (1990), Terrence Malick's "Days of Heaven" (1978), Marie Menken's "Glimpse of the Garden" (1957), Edmund Goulding's "Grand Hotel" (1932), Mervyn LeRoy's "The House I Live In" (1945), Nicholas Ray's "In a Lonely Place" (1950), John Ford's "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" (1962), Charley Chase's "Mighty Like a Moose" (1926), Jules Dassin's "The Naked City" (1948), Irving Rapper's "Now, Voyager" (1942), Fred Zinnemann's "Oklahoma!" (1955), Wallace Kelly's "Our Day" (1938), Randal Kleiser's "Peege" (1972), Thomas Chalmers's "The Sex Life of the Polyp" (1928), Frank Capra's "The Strong Man" (1926), Burt Gillett's "Three Little Pigs" (1933), Henry King's "Tol'able David" (1921), Ken Jacobs's "Tom, Tom the Piper's Son" (1969-71), Sidney Lumet's "12 Angry Men" (1957), George Cukor's "The Women" (1939), and William Wyler's "Wuthering Heights" (1939).
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Aimed at preserving films that are "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant," the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress on Thursday announced the 25 films named to this year's roster of work that will be archived. They are: Robert Zemeckis's "Back to the Future" (1985), Peter Yates' "Bullitt" (1968), Steven Spielberg's "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (1977), Dorothy Arzner's "Dance, Girl, Dance" (1940), Kevin Costner's "Dances With Wolves" (1990), Terrence Malick's "Days of Heaven" (1978), Marie Menken's "Glimpse of the Garden" (1957), Edmund Goulding's "Grand Hotel" (1932), Mervyn LeRoy's "The House I Live In" (1945), Nicholas Ray's "In a Lonely Place" (1950), John Ford's "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" (1962), Charley Chase's "Mighty Like a Moose" (1926), Jules Dassin's "The Naked City" (1948), Irving Rapper's "Now, Voyager" (1942), Fred Zinnemann's "Oklahoma!" (1955), Wallace Kelly's "Our Day" (1938), Randal Kleiser's "Peege" (1972), Thomas Chalmers's "The Sex Life of the Polyp" (1928), Frank Capra's "The Strong Man" (1926), Burt Gillett's "Three Little Pigs" (1933), Henry King's "Tol'able David" (1921), Ken Jacobs's "Tom, Tom the Piper's Son" (1969-71), Sidney Lumet's "12 Angry Men" (1957), George Cukor's "The Women" (1939), and William Wyler's "Wuthering Heights" (1939).





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