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"The Lion King," is one of the films that the Library of Congress will preserve in 2016 through the National Film Registry.
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"The Lion King," is one of the films that the Library of Congress will preserve in 2016 through the National Film Registry.

"The Breakfast Club," "The Lion King" and more will be preserved by the Library of Congress. But how do you prep a film to be stored so our descendants can watch them, too?

The Library of Congress announced that classic films like "The Princess Bride" and "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" will be preserved as part of its National Film Registry.

The Registry collects historically and culturally important motion pictures so that they can be preserved for future generations.

Take Two talks with Steve Leggett from the National Film Preservation Board about what makes a movie worth saving, and the step-by-step process to make sure a copy can last for hundreds of years.

Hear the conversation by clicking the audio player above

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