Public Domain Movies - Cartoons

Flip The Frog - Fiddlesticks

animation, cartoon, FLIP, FROG, Iwerks

The following concise, informative description was taken from Flip the Frog was Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's first sound cartoon. It is about a happy-go-lucky, needy frog, named Flip the Frog. This cartoon was created by Ub Iwerks in 1930. He had drawn a frog and his girlfriend in "Night'", one of the last Silly Symphonies short films he drew while working for Walt Disney. After leaving Disney, Ub Iwerks began the Flip cartoon series with the help of Pat Powers.

Popeye for President

Classic cartoon, 1950s, popeye

Popeye and Bluto are both running for president. They are tied with exactly the same number of votes, but Miss Olive Oyl has yet to cast her ballot. Which candidate will be able to impress her the most and earn her precious vote?

Woody Woodpecker in Pantry Panic

woody the woodpecker, walter lantz, groundhog

Weatherby Groundhog predicts a cold winter and advises all the birds to fly south. But Woody Woodpecker decides to stay, and nearly starves. Animation by Alex Lovy and Lester Kline, story by Ben Hardaway and L.E. Elliott, music by Darrell Calker.

Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali Baba's Forty Thieves

popeye, Classic cartoon, 1930s

The classic Arabian adventure, adapted for Popeye and Olive Oyl. Cartoon originally produced in 1937 by Fleischer Studios, now in the public domain. More information is available from the Wikipedia article here.

Popeye the Sailor meets Sinbad the Sailor

Classic cartoon, popeye, 1930s

The classic tale of Sinbad the Sailor, adapted for Popeye and Olive. Featuring memorable appearances by Wimpy, Olive, and the singing two-headed monster. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page. More information is available from the Wikipedia article here.

Tom and Jerry in A Night Before Christmas

Tom and Jerry, Night Before Christmas, Classic cartoons, Vintage cartoons

This one isn't often seen during the holidays anymore. It is only mildly religious.

Patriotic Popeye

popeye, Paramount, Cartoon

Popeye's nephews want to play with fireworks on July 4th, but Popeye tries to dissuade them. They manage to light some off and get into trouble. Popeye saves the day. Animation by Tom Johnson and Frank Endres. Story by Caryl Meyer. Music by Winston Sharples. Produced in 1957.

Mighty Mouse: Wolf! Wolf!

mighty mouse, wily wolf, little bo peep

Little Bo Peep and her free-range sheep are threatened when Wily and Jazzy wolves attempt to capture them. But Mighty Mouse saves the day.

Mother Goose: Little Miss Muffet

little miss muffet, mother goose, Cartoon

An animated version of the Mother Goose Story of Little Miss Muffet, using what is called "3 dimensional" animation. Part of the Nursey Rhyme Review series.