Archive • December 2012

National Film Registry Additions for 2012 Announced

posted December 19, 2012

The Library of Congress today named 25 motion pictures that have been selected for inclusion in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. Among them is Sons of the Desert (1933), a riotous comedy that starred Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, along with comedian Charley Chase. Veteran director William A. Seiter for Hal

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Wheeler Winston Dixon Tolls the Death of the Moguls

posted December 19, 2012

Wheeler Winston Dixon talks about how he went about researching his latest book, "Death of the Moguls: The End of Classical Hollywood," in which he describes the last days of the studio system and its “rulers of film” – moguls like Harry Cohn at Columbia, Louis B. Mayer at MGM, Jack L. Warner at Warner Brothers, Adolph Zukor at Paramount, and Herbert J. Yates at Republic.

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Saving Albania’s Film Legacy

posted December 5, 2012

Archivists from Albania, North America, and elsewhere are collaborating on the Albanian Cinema Project to preserve the country's film legacy.

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