Welcome back to Registering the Registry, where we consider and review the films inducted into the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry by merit of their cultural, historical, and aesthetic qualities! Today, early 20th-century America’s favorite multi-media entertainer delights in his earliest surviving film appearance, an adaptation of a Saturday…

Irregularity still defines Registering the Registry’s publication schedule, and likely will for a long time until I can land the series a larger publisher willing to finance its creation, assuming such a step is possible or desirable in the first place. Until then, we persist at our own pace, taking…

Welcome back to Registering the Registry, where we consider and review the films inducted into the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry by merit of their cultural, historical, and aesthetic qualities! This week, the cultural contributions from the 21st century’s CG fairy tale phenomena are never ogre as we dive…

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