Preserved Projects

Film Archive

To date, the Academy’s active preservation program has preserved over 800 films. This list is updated on a
quarterly basis. Download
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THE CUP AND THE LIP
Release Year:
1986
Preserved Year:
1998
Filmmaker(s)
Warren Sonbert

Categories
Short, Avant-garde
Partners
Estate Project for Artists with AIDS

THE CURSE OF QUON GWON: WHEN THE FAR EAST MINGLES WITH THE WEST
Release Year:
1916
Preserved Year:
2005

Categories
Feature

DAWN FLIGHT
Release Year:
1975
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Lawrence M. Lansburgh

Categories
Short, Live-Action
Awards
Short Film (Live Action) Nominee

DAYBREAK AND WHITE EYE
Release Year:
1957
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Stan Brakhage

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

THE DEAD
Release Year:
1960
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Stan Brakhage

Categories
Short, Avant-garde
Partners
The Film Foundation

DEAD RECKONING
Release Year:
1980
Preserved Year:
2008
Filmmaker(s)
David Wilson

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

DEAR JANICE
Release Year:
1972
Preserved Year:
2006
Filmmaker(s)
Adam Beckett

Categories
Short, Avant-garde, Animation
Collection
The iotaCenter Collection
Partners
National Film Preservation Foundation, The iotaCenter

THE DEATH OF THE GORILLA
Release Year:
1966
Preserved Year:
2011
Filmmaker(s)
Peter Mays

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

DÉCOLLAGES RECOLLÉS
Release Year:
1960
Preserved Year:
2000
Filmmaker(s)
Hy Hirsh

Categories
Short, Avant-garde
Collection
The iotaCenter Collection
Partners
The iotaCenter, National Film Preservation Foundation

DEDICATION OF ACADEMY HEADQUARTERS (8949 WILSHIRE) -- UNEDITED
Release Year:
1975
Preserved Year:
2009

Categories
Unedited

DEEP WESTURN
Release Year:
1974
Preserved Year:
2002
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Nelson

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

DÉFENSE D'AFFICHER
Release Year:
1958
Preserved Year:
2000
Filmmaker(s)
Hy Hirsh

Categories
Short, Avant-garde
Collection
The iotaCenter Collection
Partners
The iotaCenter, National Film Preservation Foundation

A DEPRESSION IN THE BAY OF BENGAL
Release Year:
1996
Preserved Year:
2014
Filmmaker(s)
Mark LaPore

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

DESERT FURY [ -- SCREEN TEST. LANCASTER, BURT AND SCOTT, LIZABETH]
Release Year:
1946
Preserved Year:
2012

Categories
Screen test

DESTINATION ISLAND X
Release Year:
1943
Preserved Year:
2008

Categories
Short
Collection
Academy War Film Collection

DEUS EX
Release Year:
1971
Preserved Year:
2011
Filmmaker(s)
Stan Brakhage

Categories
Short, Avant-garde
Partners
The Film Foundation

DEVI
Release Year:
1960
Preserved Year:
1996
Filmmaker(s)
Satyajit Ray

Categories
Feature
Partners
Merchant-Ivory Foundation , The Film Foundation

THE DIARY
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Will Vinton

Categories
Short, Animation

DINOSAUR
Release Year:
1980
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Will Vinton

Categories
Short, Animation

DIVERTISSEMENT ROCOCO
Release Year:
1952
Preserved Year:
2000
Filmmaker(s)
Hy Hirsh

Categories
Short, Avant-garde
Collection
The iotaCenter Collection
Partners
The iotaCenter, National Film Preservation Foundation

DIVIDED LOYALTIES
Release Year:
1978
Preserved Year:
1998
Filmmaker(s)
Warren Sonbert

Categories
Short, Avant-garde
Partners
Estate Project for Artists with AIDS

THE DIVINE MIRACLE
Release Year:
1973
Preserved Year:
2008
Filmmaker(s)
Daina Krumins

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

DOCUMENTARY FOOTAGE
Release Year:
1968
Preserved Year:
2007
Filmmaker(s)
Morgan Fisher

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

DON QUIXOTE
Release Year:
1934
Preserved Year:
1998
Filmmaker(s)
Ub Iwerks

Categories
Short, Animation

DON'T MAKE HIM WAIT
Release Year:
1945
Preserved Year:
2012

Categories
Public service announcement
Collection
Academy War Film Collection

A DOONESBURY SPECIAL
Release Year:
1977
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
John Hubley, Faith Hubley, Garry Trudeau

Categories
Short, Animation
Awards
Short Film (Animated) Nominee

DOUBLE OR NOTHING
Release Year:
1936
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Joseph Henabery

Categories
Short, Live-Action
Awards
Short Film (Live Action) Nominee
Partners
Library of Congress

DOUBLETALK
Release Year:
1975
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
Alan Beattie

Categories
Short, Live-Action
Awards
Short Film (Live Action) Nominee

DOWN ON THE FARM
Release Year:
1940
Preserved Year:
2012

Categories
Public service announcement

DREAM OF THE SPHINX
Release Year:
1971
Preserved Year:
2009
Filmmaker(s)
James Gore

Categories
Short, Avant-garde, Animation
Partners
California Institute of the Arts

THE DRUMMER OF THE 8TH
Release Year:
1913
Preserved Year:
2007
Filmmaker(s)
Thomas H. Ince

Categories
Short, Silent

DRY WOOD
Release Year:
1973
Preserved Year:
1999
Filmmaker(s)
Maureen Gosling, Les Blank

Categories
Short, Documentary

DUFUS (aka ART)
Release Year:
1970/73
Preserved Year:
2011
Filmmaker(s)
Mike Henderson

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

DUMMY ACHE
Release Year:
1936
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Leslie Goodwins

Categories
Short, Live-Action
Awards
Short Film (Live Action) Nominee
Partners
Library of Congress

DYLAN THOMAS
Release Year:
1962
Preserved Year:
2000
Filmmaker(s)
Jack Howells

Categories
Short, Documentary
Awards
Documentary Short Winner
Partners
National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales

E.R.P. IN ACTION: A MONTHLY FILM DIGEST OF THE FACTS AND FIGURES OF EUROPEAN RECOVERY / VOL. 1, NO. 5
Release Year:
1950
Preserved Year:
2005

Categories
Short, Newsreel, Documentary
Collection
Marshall Plan Collection

ECLIPSE PREDICTIONS
Release Year:
1982
Preserved Year:
2011
Filmmaker(s)
Diana Wilson

Categories
Short, Avant-garde, Animation

THE ELEANOR ROOSEVELT STORY
Release Year:
1965
Preserved Year:
2006
Filmmaker(s)
Richard Kaplan

Categories
Feature, Documentary
Awards
Documentary Feature Winner

THE ELEMENTALS [ -- TESTS]
Release Year:
1953
Preserved Year:
2004
Filmmaker(s)
Ray Harryhausen

Categories
Short, Animation, Test

ENERI
Release Year:
1953
Preserved Year:
2000
Filmmaker(s)
Hy Hirsh

Categories
Short, Avant-garde
Collection
The iotaCenter Collection
Partners
The iotaCenter, National Film Preservation Foundation

ERIC AND THE MONSTERS
Release Year:
1964
Preserved Year:
2009
Filmmaker(s)
Chick Strand

Categories
Short, Avant-garde
Partners
Pacific Film Archive, National Film Preservation Foundation

ERSATZ
Release Year:
1961
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
Dusan Vukotic

Categories
Short, Animation
Awards
Short Film (Animated) Winner

AN ESSAY: THE POPULAR ARTS TODAY
Release Year:
1977
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
Saul Bass

Categories
Short, Live-Action
Awards
Short Film (Live Action) Nominee

EUTHYMOL: PINK GUARDS ON PARADE
Release Year:
1935
Preserved Year:
2004
Filmmaker(s)
Oskar Fischinger

Categories
Animation, Avant-garde, Short

EVEN -- AS YOU AND I
Release Year:
1937
Preserved Year:
2004
Filmmaker(s)
Roger Barlow, Le Roy Robbins, Harry Hay

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

EVOLUTION -- HARRYHAUSEN SHOW REEL
Release Year:
1939
Preserved Year:
2004
Filmmaker(s)
Ray Harryhausen

Categories
Short, Animation

EVOLUTION OF THE RED STAR
Release Year:
1973
Preserved Year:
2006
Filmmaker(s)
Adam Beckett

Categories
Short, Avant-garde, Animation
Collection
The iotaCenter Collection
Partners
National Film Preservation Foundation, The iotaCenter

EXPERIMENTS IN MOTION GRAPHICS
Release Year:
1968
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
John Whitney

Categories
Short, Animation, Documentary

THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF A QUART OF MILK
Release Year:
1951
Preserved Year:
2003
Filmmaker(s)
Alain Pol

Categories
Short, Documentary
Collection
Marshall Plan Collection

EYE MYTH
Release Year:
1967
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
Stan Brakhage

Categories
Short, Avant-garde