1902 film shot in Indianapolis makes National Film Registry

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A movie changeable successful Indianapolis successful 1902 that captures a menagerie of Ringling Bros. circus animals parading done the city’s downtown has landed a spot connected the National Film Registry.

The 3-minute-long soundless film, titled “Ringling Bros. Parade Film,” is portion of a people of 25 films precocious added to the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry. The movie features elephants, camels and caged lions traveling past the Indiana Statehouse and different locations.

An Oakland, California, mates who recovered the movie successful their basement successful the 1970s donated it to the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum successful Fremont, California, which restored it.

Other films precocious added to the National Film Registry see “Return of the Jedi,” “WALL-E,” “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,” “The Long Goodbye” and “Selena.”

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