Library of Congress adds \'Jaws,\' \'Apes\' & \'Animal House\' to Film Registry

Librarian of Congress James Billington has selected 25 films to be added to the National Film Registry. \"Each year Billington chooses 25 that are culturally, historically or aesthetically significant for inclusion in the Registry. For each title named to the Registry, the Library of Congress works to ensure that the film is preserved for all time.\" According to Billington, \"Our film heritage is America\'s living past. It celebrates the creativity and inventiveness of diverse communities and our nation as a whole. By preserving American films, we safeguard our history and build toward the future.\" Click below for the list of this year\'s movie titles.This year\'s selections are:

1) \"Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein\" (1948)

2) \"All That Jazz\" (1979)

3) \"All the King\'s Men\" (1949)

4) \"America, America\" (1963)

5) \"Cologne: From the Diary of Ray and Esther\" (1939)

6) \"Evidence of the Film\" (1913)

7) \"Hoosiers\" (1986)

8) \"The House in the Middle\" (1954)

9) \"It \" (1927)

10) \"Jam Session\" (1942)

11) \"Jaws\" (1975)

12) \"Manhattan\" (1979)

13) \"Marian Anderson: The Lincoln Memorial Concert\" (1939)

14) \"Memphis Belle\" (1944)

15) \"The Miracle of Morgan\'s Creek\" (1944)

16) \"Miss Lulu Bett\" (1921)

17) \"National Lampoon\'s Animal House\" (1978)

18) \"Planet of the Apes\" (1968)

19) \"Rose Hobart\" (1936)

20) \"Serene Velocity\" (1970)

21) \"The Sound of Music\" (1965)

22) \"Stormy Weather\" (1943)

23) \"The Tell-Tale Heart\" (1953)

24) \"The Thin Blue Line\" (1988)

25) \"The Thing From Another World\" (1951)

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