Library of Congress (film)

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Library of Congress
Directed by Alexander Hammid
Release date
  • 1945 (1945)
Running time
20 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Library of Congress is a 1945 American short documentary film about the Library of Congress, directed by Alexander Hammid, and produced by the Office of War Information. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.[1]

Library of Congress was restored from a 35mm nitrate print by the Academy Film Archive in 2006.[2] The film is part of the Academy War Film Collection, one of the largest collections of World War II era short films held outside government archives.[3]


  1. ^ "NY Times: Library of Congress". The New York Times. Retrieved November 23, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Preserved Projects". Academy Film Archive. 
  3. ^ "Academy War Film Collection". Academy Film Archive. 

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