25 More Films Picked for Posterity
'Roger & Me,' 'Mary Poppins' make the cut for Library of Congress
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Dec 18, 2013 6:01 PM CST
This undated handout image provided by the Library of Congress shows a scene from the movie 'The Right Stuff.'   ((AP Photo/Library of Congress, Courtesy of Warner Bros.))

(Newser) – What could Mary Poppins, Pulp Fiction, and Roger & Me possibly have in common? They were among 25 films selected by the National Film Registry to be preserved for their cultural, historical, or cinematic significance. Here are the movies honored today by the Library of Congress, in alphabetical order:

  • Bless Their Little Hearts (1984); Brandy in the Wilderness (1969); Cicero March (1966); Daughter of Dawn (1920); Decasia (2002); Ella Cinders (1926); Forbidden Planet (1956); Gilda (1946); The Hole (1962); Judgment at Nuremberg (1961); King of Jazz (1930); The Lunch Date (1989).
  • The Magnificent Seven (1960); Martha Graham Early Dance Films (1931-44); Mary Poppins (1964); Men & Dust (1940); Midnight (1939); Notes on the Port of St. Francis (1951); Pulp Fiction (1994); The Quiet Man (1952); The Right Stuff (1983); Roger & Me (1989); A Virtuous Vamp (1919); Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966); and Wild Boys of the Road (1933).
Gizmodo has details on where you can see each film. Or click to read about how most of the nation's silent films are now lost to history.

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EdCoulter
Dec 24, 2013 2:39 AM CST
What about Bob?
uthink
Dec 19, 2013 6:26 PM CST
What no Revenge of the Nerds or Brother from another Planet?
GreenKnight
Dec 18, 2013 9:57 PM CST
I looked at the registry and I estimate about 800 films are in there already. So not a particularly exclusive club.