The Force is strong: 'Empire' tapped for registry

FILE - This 1980 publicity image originally released by Lucasfilm Ltd., Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker and the character Yoda appear in this scene from "Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back." The Library of Congress announced early Tuesday Dec. 28, 2010 that the film will be preserved by the Library of Congress as part of its National Film Registry. (AP Photo/Lucasfilm Ltd)

December 28, 2010 7:32:30 AM PST
Darth Vader proclaiming he's Luke Skywalker's father, John Travolta preening in his underwear and an early 20th-century deaf activist communicating in sign language are among the images that will be preserved by the Library of Congress as part of its National Film Registry.

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