Michael Jackson's "Thriller" added to U.S. National Film Registry
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Published: 12/31/2009 6:17 PM
Print this article What music fans have known for years has been made official: "Thriller," Michael Jackson's iconic 1983 music video, has been recognized as a cultural treasure.
The film of the 14-minute-long Zombie flick has been entered into the U.S. National Film Registry of 525 films, and will be one of the 25 features added this year. The Library of Congress will preserve and protect the footage, according to MonstersAndCritics.com.
Other titles recently submitted to the collection include 1975's "Dog Day Afternoon," which stars an enigmatic young Al Pacino, a few vintage favorites like the Rock Hudson and Doris Day movie "Pillow Talk" and the romantic "Casablanca."
Movie buffs who enjoy Jackson's "Thriller" might like other music-based films like The Talking Heads' "Stop Making Sense" or "The Last Waltz," which is Martin Scorsese's documentary chronicling The Band's farewell concert.
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