War, International Politics & Gender

Marshall, George. A Message to Garcia. United States: 20th Century Fox, 1936.

Based on an 1899 essay by Elbert Hubbard 

Frankenheimer, John. The Manchurian Candidate. United States: United Artists, 1962.
Kubrick, Stanley. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. United States: Columbia Pictures, 1964.

one of the first films selected by the Library of Congress for presevation in the National Film Registry

Harris, James B. The Bedford Incident. United States: Columbia Pictures, 1965.
Lean, David. The Bridge on the River Kwai. United States: Columbia Pictures, 1957.

Screenwriters Carl Foreman and Michael William were both on Hollywood's "blacklist" during the Cold War. Chosen by the Library of Congress' National Film Registry for preservation in 1997 because of it is "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant." 

Verhoeven, Paul. Soldier of Orange. Netherlands: Tuschinski Film Distribution , 1977.
Rossellini, Roberto. Rome, Open City. Italy: Minerva Film SPA, 1945.

The uneven quality of the processing and multiple types of film stock reflected how war caused the collapse of the film  industry. Principal photograph began in January 1945.

Part of Roberto Rossellini's War trilogy. The first part of the trilogy followed by Paisan and Germany, Year Zero.


Hitchcock, Alfred. Notorious. United States: RKO Radio Pictures, 1946.
Launder, Frank. I See a Dark Stranger. The Adventuress. United Kingdom: General Film Distributors LTD., 1946.
Kramer, Stanley. Judgment at Nuremberg. United States: United Artists, 1961.

selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."


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