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AUTHOR: Stacie Seifrit-Griffin

Stacie Seifrit-Griffin works with the Library of Congress National Film Preservation Board and National Film Registry. Prior to the Library, her career in the entertainment industry spanned radio, television and live events including CBS, UPN, KROQ (LA), HOT 97 (NY), WPGC (DC) and LOCKN' music festival. She is on a mission to watch all 875 films on the National Film Registry. She has completed 674 of 875, and is currently watching "Naughty Marietta" (1935). Cinema's first pairing of sensational singing duo Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy. In order to avoid a prearranged marriage, a beautiful and rebellious French princess (MacDonald) swaps identities with her maid and escapes to colonial New Orleans, where she finds true love with a gallant sea captain (Eddy). Directed by W.S. Van Dyke and based on a popular 1910 operetta by Victor Herbert, the film was added to the National Film Registry in 2003. For more information about the National Film Registry and to nominate films for consideration visit

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