Martin Scorsese is an advocate of film preservation. Photo: AFP
Martin Scorsese is an advocate of film preservation. Photo: AFP

US Library of Congress finds most silent-era movies have been lost

Library of Congress cites 'alarming and irretrievable' loss of more than 70pc of the movies created between 1912 and 1929

Martin Scorsese is an advocate of film preservation. Photo: AFP
Martin Scorsese is an advocate of film preservation. Photo: AFP
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