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National Film Registry 2012

Postby Kenneth Morgan » Sat Dec 29, 2012 3:56 pm

Here are the selectionsfor this year:

3:10 to Yuma (1957)
Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
The Augustas (1930s-1950s)
Born Yesterday (1950)
Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)
A Christmas Story (1983)
The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Title Fight (1897)
Dirty Harry (1971)
Hours for Jerome: Parts 1 and 2 (1980-82)
The Kidnappers Foil (1930s-1950s)
Kodachrome Color Motion Picture Tests (1922)
A League of Their Own (1992)
The Matrix (1999)
The Middleton Family at the New York World’s Fair (1939)
One Survivor Remembers (1995)
Parable (1964)
Samsara: Death and Rebirth in Cambodia (1990)
Slacker (1991)
Sons of the Desert (1933)
The Spook Who Sat by the Door (1973)
They Call It Pro Football (1966)
The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)
Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1914)
The Wishing Ring; An Idyll of Old England (1914)


You can read the full press release here: http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2012/12-226.html

Nice to see "Sons of the Desert" finally get in. Your thoughts?
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Re: National Film Registry 2012

Postby J.M. Vargas » Sat Dec 29, 2012 6:02 pm

Weird grab-bag assortment of titles. "Matrix" and "Slacker"? "A League of Their Own"? OK, but at least "Two-Lane Blacktop" got to stand alongside "Dirty Harry" as a definite 70's flick worth saving for posterity.
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