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2002 Movie About Film Decomposition Included Among National Film Registry's 2013 Inductees

Gilda,’ ‘Pulp Fiction’: 2013 National Film Registry movies (photo: Rita Hayworth in ‘Gilda’) See previous post: “‘Mary Poppins’ in National Film Registry: Good Timing for Disney’s ‘Saving Mr. Banks.’” Billy Woodberry’s UCLA thesis film Bless Their Little Hearts (1984). Stanton Kaye’s Brandy in the Wilderness (1969). The Film Group’s Cicero March (1966), about a Civil Rights march in an all-white Chicago suburb. Norbert A. Myles’ Daughter of Dawn (1920), with Hunting Horse, Oscar Yellow Wolf, Esther Labarre. Bill Morrison’s Decasia (2002), featuring decomposing archival footage. Alfred E. Green’s Ella Cinders (1926), with Colleen Moore, Lloyd Hughes, Vera Lewis. Fred M. Wilcox’s Forbidden Planet (1956), with Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens, Jack Kelly, Robby the Robot. Charles Vidor’s Gilda (1946), with Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready. John and Faith Hubley’s Oscar-winning animated short The Hole (1962). Stanley Kramer’s Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), with Best Actor Oscar winner Maximilian Schell,
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‘Pulp Fiction,’ ‘Roger & Me,’ ‘Mary Poppins’ Join National Film Registry

‘Pulp Fiction,’ ‘Roger & Me,’ ‘Mary Poppins’ Join National Film Registry
Pulp Fiction,” “Roger & Me,” “The Magnificent Seven,” “Mary Poppins,” “Judgment at Nuremberg” and “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” are among 25 films selected by the Library of Congress this year to be added to its National Film Registry.

The registry is composed of U.S.-made pics dating from 1912 that are deemed “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant” enough to warrant preservation. The list is expanded annually by 25 titles selected by the librarian from suggestions by the facility’s curators, members of the National Film Preservation Board and the public. The 2013 selections bring the number of pics in the Registry to 625.

Eligible films run the gamut of Hollywood classics, silent films, documentaries, independent and experimental motion pictures. This year’s picks are the usual eclectic mix that include MGM’s 1956 sci-fi classic, “Forbidden Planet;” John Wayne’s much-praised turn in John Ford’s 1952 drama “The Quiet Man;” the Charles Vidor- directed film noir classic,
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The Academy Pays Tribute To Independent Animators John And Faith Hubley

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The husband-and-wife team of John and Faith Hubley, who brought a humanistic perspective and a distinctly modern style to postwar American animation, will be honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday, September 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Oscar®-winning animator and renowned animation historian John Canemaker will host this in-depth look at these two iconoclastic artists.

The films the Hubleys made, together and independently, earned seven Academy Award® nominations and two Oscars®. The Hubleys took home Oscars for “The Hole” (Cartoon Short Subject, 1962) and “Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass Double Feature” (Cartoon Short Subject, 1966) and were nominated for “Windy Day” (Cartoon Short Subject, 1968), “Of Men and Demons” (Cartoon Short Subject, 1969), “Voyage to Next” (Animated Short Film, 1974) and “The Doonesbury Special” (Animated Short Film, 1977, with Garry Trudeau). John Hubley also earned an
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Olivia de Havilland, John Hubley Oscar 1967 Photo: Academy to Celebrate John Hubley

Faith Hubley, Olivia de Havilland, John Hubley, Michael Goldman, Oscar 1967 "An Academy Salute to John Hubley" to be held as part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Monday Nights with Oscar screening series in New York City. Hubley is considered one of animation’s most innovative and influential designer-directors. (Right: Hubley's Oscar-winning animated short The Hole [1962].) The Hubley celebration will take place on Monday, October 10, at 7 p.m. at the Academy Theater at Lighthouse International. Pictured above are Hubley's wife, Faith Hubley, two-time Best Actress Academy Award winner Olivia de Havilland (To Each His Own, The Heiress), John Hubley, and Michael Goldman while backstage at the 1967 Academy Awards ceremony. The Hubleys shared the Oscar that year for their animated short A Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass Double Feature. Photo: Courtesy of ©AMPAS
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Three-Time Oscar-Winning Animator John Hubley Academy Celebration

Carl Reiner, John Hubley, Hope Lange, Oscar 1959 John Hubley, considered one of animation’s most innovative and influential designer-directors, will have his life and art celebrated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Monday Nights with Oscar screening series. A special evening featuring rarely seen John Hubley movies will be held on Monday, October 10, at 7 p.m. at the Academy Theater at Lighthouse International in New York City. The event will be hosted by Academy Award-winning animator John Canemaker (The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation). He'll be joined onstage by one of Hubley's daughters, filmmaker Emily Hubley, and animator Michael Sporn. From the Academy's press release: Hubley (1914 – 1977) is known primarily for two decades of film collaborations with his wife, Faith Elliott Hubley. The couple, who opened their studio in 1955, focused a number of their animated films on such subjects as the creative process, the Cold War and overpopulation.
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Academy to Salute Animator John Hubley

Pictured: The Hole, 1962. Courtesy of AMPAS

Beverly Hills, CA . The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Monday Nights with Oscar®screening series will celebrate the life and art of John Hubley, one of animation.s most innovative and influential designer-directors, with a special evening featuring rarely seen films, on Monday, October 10, at 7 p.m. at the Academy Theater at Lighthouse International in New York City. The event will be hosted by Academy Award®-winning animator John Canemaker (“The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation”), who will be joined onstage by one of Hubley’s daughters, filmmaker Emily Hubley, and animator Michael Sporn.

Hubley (1914 . 1977) is known primarily for two decades of film collaborations with his wife, Faith Elliott Hubley. The couple, who opened their studio in 1955, focused a number of their animated films on such subjects as the creative process, the Cold War and overpopulation. The resulting innovative work garnered many awards,
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