Library Of Congress Announces This Year’s Movies To Be Preserved

The Library of Congress announced 25 movies tapped for preservation this year. The library selects movies for preservation because of their cultural, historic and artist importance.

– Suspense (1913)
– Kid Auto Races at Venice (1914) [The debut of Charlie Chaplin’s little tramp character]
– Bread (1918)
– The Battle of the Century (1927) [Laurel & Hardy]
– With Car and Camera Around the World (1929)
– Cabin in the Sky (1943)
– Outrage (1950)
– The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)
– Lilies of the Field (1963)
– A Clockwork Orange (1971)
– Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song (1971)
– Wattstax (1973)
– Grease (1978)
– The Blues Brothers (1980)
– Losing Ground (1982)
– Illusions (1982)
– The Joy Luck Club (1993)
– The Devil Never Sleeps (1994)
– Buena Vista Social Club (1999)
– The Ground (1993-2001)
– Shrek (2001)
– Mauna Kea: Temple Under Siege (2006)
– The Hurt Locker (2008)
– The Dark Knight (2008)
– Freedom Riders (2010)