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Film preservation is in a state of crisis and will require an ongoing, expensive effort to correct the problem, the Library of Congress has concluded after a yearlong study of the issue.
The first of two hearings of the National Film Preservation Board of the Library of Congress took place Friday in Los Angeles to take testimony on the state of American film preservation and…