Bullitt, Wuthering Heights among 25 films added to national registry for posterity

thecheers.org    2007-12-28 03:48:02    

Washington, Dec 28 : The Library of Congress has announced the list of 25 films that it has picked up and added to its national registry this year.
The Library of Congress has announced the list of 25 films that it has picked up and added to its national registry this year.

The list, which was announced by Librarian of Congress James H. Billington, includes films like 'Back to the Future,' 'Bullitt,' 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind,' 'Days of Heaven' and 'Dances With Wolves.'

The 25 films selected films bring the registry total to 475, reports Variety.

Each year the Librarian of Congress chooses 25 'culturally, historically or aesthetically' significant films for the registry to be preserved for all time.

Among the other films selected this year are 'The Naked City,' 'In a Lonely Place,' 'Oklahoma!' '12 Angry Men,' 'The Strong Man,' and 'The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.'

The complete list of films is as follows:

1. The Naked City (1948)

2. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

3. In a Lonely Place (1950)

4. Oklahoma! (1955)

5. Back to the Future (1985)

6. 12 Angry Men (1957)

7. The Strong Man (1926)

8. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

9. Bullitt (1968)

10. Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)

11. Dances With Wolves (1990)

12. Days of Heaven (1978)

13. Glimpse of the Garden (1957)

14. Grand Hotel (1932)

15. The House I Live In (1945)

16. Mighty Like a Moose (1926)

17. Now, Voyager (1942)

18. Our Day (1938)

19. Peege (1972)

20. The Sex Life of the Polyp (1928)

21. Three Little Pigs (1933)

22. Tol'able David (1921)

23. Tom, Tom the Piper's Son (1969-71)

24. The Women (1939)

25. Wuthering Heights (1939)(ANI)
© 2007 ANI


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