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

(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.

This undated handout image provided by the Library of Congress shows a scene from the movie 'The Right Stuff.'
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.))
This handout image provided by the Library of Congress shows a scene from the movie 'Mary Poppins.'
This handout image provided by the Library of Congress shows a scene from the movie 'Mary Poppins.'   ((AP Photo/Library of Congress, Courtesy Walt Disney Studios))
This undated handout image provided by the Library of Congress shows Elizabeth Taylor playing Martha in the movie 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf.'
This undated handout image provided by the Library of Congress shows Elizabeth Taylor playing Martha in the movie 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf.'   ((AP Photo/Library of Congress, Courtesy of Warner Bros.))
This handout image provided by the Library of Congress shows filming of the movie 'Roger & Me' in Flint, Michigan, with Roger Moore at right.
This handout image provided by the Library of Congress shows filming of the movie 'Roger & Me' in Flint, Michigan, with Roger Moore at right.   ((AP Photo/Library of Congress, Courtesy of Warner Bros.))
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