Jurassic Park, The Shining and 23 More Added to the National Film Registry

The National Film Registry has announced the 25 movies that have been selected for preservation in the Library of Congress for 2018. These movies have been deemed culturally, historically or aesthetically important, and will now be preserved for years to come. The titles this year are wide-ranging and include movies such as Jurassic Park, The Shining and titles dating back to the early 1900s.

Alfred Hitchcock's first American movie Rebecca has been selected, as well as Orson Welles The Lady From Shanghai. It was a big year for iconic directors, with Steven Spielberg and Stanley Kubrick also getting their previously mentioned classics included, as well as John Ford getting his record-setting eleventh movie, The Informer, included in the Library of Congress. Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden had this to say in a statement.

"The National Film Registry turns 30 this year, and for those three decades, we have been recognizing, celebrating and preserving this distinctive medium.
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