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'Saving Private Ryan' Among Films Being Preserved

"Saving Private Ryan" is one of 25 movies being inducted this year into the National Film Registry for long-term preservation.
"Saving Private Ryan" is one of 25 movies being inducted this year into the National Film Registry for long-term preservation.

“Saving Private Ryan” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” are among 25 movies being inducted this year into the National Film Registry for long-term preservation, the Library of Congress announced Wednesday.

The library selected films for their cultural, historic or aesthetic qualities. This year’s selections span the years 1913 to 2004. They include such familiar and popular titles as “The Big Lebowski” and “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” while others were milestones in film history.

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