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Program National Film Preservation Board

1980s and 1990s U.S. Film Repatriation

Projects Coordinated by Susan Dalton of the American Film Institute Statistics and Archival Distribution Compiled by Paul Spehr

1993 Australia Film Archive Repatriation Project 

Approximately 1,486 films were received in salvageable condition, distributed among the U.S. archives as follows:

George Eastman House (GEH) – 33 titles
Library of Congress (LC) – 1,285 titles
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – 94 titles
UCLA Film & Television Archive (UCLA) – 59 titles

1991-92 Netherlands Film Museum Repatriation Project 

Approximately 135 films were received in salvageable condition, distributed among the U.S. archives as follows:

George Eastman House (GEH) – 26 titles
Library of Congress (LC) – 65 titles
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – 35 titles
UCLA Film & Television Archive (UCLA) – 11 titles

1989 Australia Film Archive Repatriation Project

Approximately 132 films were received in salvageable condition, distributed among the U.S. archives as follows:

George Eastman House (GEH) – 14 titles
Library of Congress (LC) – 47 titles
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – 42 titles
UCLA Film & Television Archive (UCLA) – 10 titles

1987 New Zealand Film Archive Repatriation Project 

Approximately 188 films were received in salvageable condition, distributed among the U.S. archives as follows:

George Eastman House (GEH) – 15 titles
Library of Congress (LC) – 102 titles
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – 49 titles
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) – 6 titles
UCLA Film & Television Archive (UCLA) – 26 titles

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