Capra, Keaton and Hitchcock Films Among 2016 National Film Registry Inductees

Thanks, Aurora, at Once Upon A Screen for posting this impressive list of the 2017 National Film Registry inductees!

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Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced today the annual selection of 25 motion pictures that have been inducted into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress because of their cultural, historic or aesthetic importance. (LOC) The 2016 inductees represent several genres and span the period from 1903 to 1998. The interesting variety offered this year includes several classic notables you’ll no doubt recognize. I’m excited about quite a few of this year’s choices, which brings the total number of films on the National Registry to 700. Needless to say, this is cause for a gallery.
Here are the 2016 National Film Registry inductees:

1. Atomic Cafe, The (1982)


2. Ball of Fire (1941)


3. Beau Brummels, The (1928)


4. Birds, The (1963)


5. Blackboard Jungle (1955)


6. Breakfast Club, The (1985)


7. Decline of Western Civilization, The (1981)


8. East of Eden (1955)


9. Funny Girl (1968)


10. Life of an American Fireman (1903)


11. Lion…

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