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2012 National Film Registry Inductees

The National Film Registry of The Library of Congress has just announced its list of inductees for 2012. Established in 1989, the films are selected for their enduring importance to United States culture. For a history of the Film Registry you can watch the fascinating documentary These amazing shadows: the movies that made America. Titles available in the Libary's collections can be found below. The entire list — complete with film history — can be found here.

3:10 to Yuma [videodisc] — Starring Glenn Ford and Van Heflin (1957)

Anatomy of a murder [videodisc] by Columbia; Otto Preminger presents — Starring James Stwart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara (1959)

Born yesterday [videodisc] by Columbia Pictures Corporation — Starring Judy Holliday, William Holden (1950)

Breakfast at Tiffany's [videodisc] by Paramount Pictures presents a Jurow-Shepherd production — Starring Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard (1961)

A Christmas story [videodisc] Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Bob Clark film

Dirty Harry [videodisc] — Starring Clint Eastwood (1971)

A league of their own [videodisc] by Columbia Pictures presents a Parkway production; a Penny Marshall film — Starring Tom Hanks, Geena Davis (1992)

The Matrix [videodisc] by Warner Bros. presents in association with Village Roadshow Pictures-Groucho II Film Partnership a Silver Pictures production — Starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne (1999)

Two-lane blacktop [videodisc] by Universal Pictures and Michael Laughlin Enterprises — Starring James Taylor, Warren Oats (1971)

The times of Harvey Milk [videodisc] — Narrated by harvey Fierstein (1984)