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'Terminator' joins Film Registry

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“The Asphalt Jungle,” “Sergeant York,” “In Cold Blood,” “Deliverance” and “The Terminator” are among the 25 film titles selected this year by the Library of Congress for inclusion in its National Film Registry.


The Registry is Library of Congress’ film preservation initiative, designed to ensure that pics that are “culturally, historically or aesthetically” significant will be preserved for all time. As always, this year’s selections range from classics to obscure gems such as “Disneyland Dream,” a Connecticut family’s 1956 home movie of their trip to Disneyland after winning a contest sponsored by Scotch Brand Cellophane Tape.


Also making the cut is a collection of rare color World War II battle footage shot by helmer George Stevens; MGM’s 1929 musical “Hallelujah,” featuring an all-black cast; and “Free Radicals,” a 1979 four-minute experimental short by New Zealand filmmaker Len Lye.

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