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The National Film Registry has selected 25 films to be added to its catalog of titles to be preserved by the Library of Congress. The films selected certainly run the gamut -- Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" was chosen alongside Disney live-action classic "Mary Poppins."  Also chosen were Stanley Kramer's courtroom epic "Judgment at Nuremberg"; John Sturges' "The Magnificent Seven," inspired by Akira Kurosawa's "Seven Samurai"; Burton-Taylor showdown classic "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"; Rita Hayworth vehicle "Gilda"; John Ford's Ireland-set "The Quiet Man," starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara; 1956 fantastical sci-fi entry "Forbidden Planet"; and space program epic "The Right Stuff." Michael Moore's "Roger & Me," on the General Motors plant closure in his hometown of Flint, Michigan, was one of the four documentaries to make the list. Moore penned a letter in appreciation, thanking the Library of Congress for the timeliness of its selection:The news comes at. »


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