LATEST ADDITIONS TO THE U.S. NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY ANNOUNCED

Dec 19, 2012

By Scott Walker

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A film based on a novella by Truman Capote is being preserved for its enduring significance in American culture.

Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard starred in 1961’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s. It’s one of 25 films being added to the National Film Registry of the American Library of Congress.

It will join Born Yesterday, A Christmas Story, and the Laurel and Hardy classic, The Sons of the Desert among the latest inductees. Also included are documentaries, independent films, and sports films.

The movies are chosen for their enduring impact on American culture.

The newest film selection is 1999’s The Matrix.

Each title will be preserved in the library’s Virginia vault or through other archives.

 

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