Region: 1 Number of discs: 1 Rated: Run Time: 22 minutes Oscar-winning dramatic short film based on the Robert W. Chambers story, Pickets. It is about Civil War soldiers on two sides of a river who decide to call a cease-fire for a few hours -- creating a time out of war. A Time Out of War, the Oscar-winning Civil War short story film produced by Denis and Terry Sanders in 1954, was among 25 films named, December 27, 2006, to the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress. Congress created the Registry in 1989 to preserve films of "cultural, historical and artistic significance." The List now numbers 450.