National Film Registry names 2005 picks





The documentary "Hoop Dreams" and footage of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake are among the 25 movies picked this year for the National Film Registry, a compilation of significant films being preserved by the Library of Congress.

Fictional films chosen by Librarian of Congress James H. Billington range from Buster Keaton's last comedy, "The Cameraman," to the Christmas classic "Miracle on 34th Street" to the 1982 teen comedy "Fast Times at Ridgemont High."

The 2005 selections bring to 425 the total number of films being preserved by the Library of Congress or other institutions involved in the project.

The 25 films selected for the 2005 National Film Registry:


"Baby Face" (1933)


"The Buffalo Creek Flood: An Act of Man" (1975)


"The Cameraman" (1928)


Commandment Keeper Church, Beaufort, South Carolina, May 1940


"Cool Hand Luke" (1967)


"Fast Times at Ridgemont High" (1982)


"The French Connection" (1971)


"Giant" (1956)


"H2O" (1929)


"Hands Up" (1926)


"Hoop Dreams" (1994)


"House of Usher" (1960)


"Imitation of Life" (1934)


Jeffries-Johnson world championship fight (1910)


"Making of an American" (1920)


"Miracle on 34th Street" (1947)


"Mom and Dad" (1944)


"The Music Man" (1962)


"Power of the Press" (1928)


"A Raisin in the Sun" (1961)


"The Rocky Horror Picture Show" (1975)


San Francisco earthquake and fire, April 18, 1906 (1906)


"The Sting" (1973)


"A Time for Burning" (1966)


"Toy Story" (1995)



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