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Film Night at the Pickford Theater – Thursday, March 19

Posted by: Karen Fishman

Every month, films from the Library’s collection are shown at the Mary Pickford Theater in the James Madison Building, ranging from titles newly preserved by the National Audio Visual Conservation Center film lab, classics from the National Film Registry, and lesser known titles worthy of discovery. Thursday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m. SIMON AND LAURA (Group …

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Film Night at the Pickford Theater – Tuesday, February 18

Posted by: Karen Fishman

Every month, films from the Library’s collection are shown at the Mary Pickford Theater in the James Madison Building, ranging from titles newly preserved by the National Audio Visual Conservation Center film lab, classics from the National Film Registry, and lesser known titles worthy of discovery. Tuesday, February 18th at 7:00 p.m. BRIGHT ROAD (MGM, 1953). …

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Film Night at the Pickford Theater – Thursday, January 16

Posted by: Karen Fishman

Every month, films from the Library’s collection are shown at the Mary Pickford Theater in the James Madison Building, ranging from titles newly preserved by the National Audio Visual Conservation Center film lab, classics from the National Film Registry, and lesser known titles worthy of discovery. Thursday, January 16th at 7:00 p.m. THE MAD MISS …

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Jimmy Dorsey and NBC Bandstand

Posted by: Karen Fishman

This post was written by Matt Barton, curator of the Recorded Sound Section. The Big Band era and the Golden Age of Old Time Radio were long past in the summer of 1956, when NBC Bandstand hit the airwaves. Live performances by the great dance orchestras had been a staple of network radio in the 1930s …

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Film Night at the Pickford Theater – Thursday, December 19

Posted by: Karen Fishman

Every month, films from the Library’s collection are shown at the Mary Pickford Theater in the James Madison Building, ranging from titles newly preserved by the National Audio Visual Conservation Center film lab, classics from the National Film Registry, and lesser known titles worthy of discovery. Thursday, December 19th at 7:00 p.m. KEY WITNESS (Columbia, 1947). …

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Film Night at the Pickford Theater: Thursday, November 21, 2019

Posted by: Karen Fishman

NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY Each year, the Librarian of Congress selects 25 films of enduring importance to American culture for inclusion in the National Film Registry. The selection takes into account thousands of titles nominated annually by the public, as well as recommendations of the National Film Preservation Board and the Library’s film curators. Once a …

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Film Night at the Pickford Theater: Thursday, November 7, 2019

Posted by: Karen Fishman

NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY Each year, the Librarian of Congress selects 25 films of enduring importance to American culture for inclusion in the National Film Registry. The selection takes into account thousands of titles nominated annually by the public, as well as recommendations of the National Film Preservation Board and the Library’s film curators. Once a …