Film on the Song of America Project
|| Film Series ||
The Library of Congress celebrates more than a century of American filmmaking creativity by sharing selections from its unparalleled motion picture collection. For film venues along the tour, the Library will offer a customizable touring package of 35mm prints for public screening. The movies include those named by the Librarian of Congress to the National Film Registry, a compendium of films deemed to be of special "aesthetic, cultural, or historic" importance and those worthy of (and in need of) preservation. Titles include:
- All Quiet on the Western Front (Universal, 1930)
- The Great Train Robbery (Edison, 1903)
- I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (Warner Bros., 1932)
- Jammin' the Blues (Warner Bros., 1944)
- Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (Columbia, 1939)
- Safety Last (Hal Roach, 1923)
- Shadow of a Doubt (Universal, 1943)
- Treasure of the Sierra Madre (Warner Bros., 1946)
- Within our Gates (Micheaux Film Corp., 1920)
- Yankee Doodle Dandy (Warner Bros., 1943)
- and many more...
Please note that this package is limited to theaters with reel-to-reel projection and, where applicable, variable speed projectors for exhibition of silent films.
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