Public Domain Movies - Cartoons

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.

Noveltoon: Caspar The Friendly Ghost in There's Good Boos Tonight

caspar, ghost, Cartoon

Caspar makes friends with a little fox. Animation by Myron Waldman, Morey Reden and Nick Tafuri. Scenics by Anto Loeb. Story by Bill Turner and Larry Reilly. Music by Winston Sharples. Narrator is Frank Gallop. Produced in 1948.

Betty Boop: Snow White

Betty Boop, cartoon, Humor

Memorable rendition of "St James Infirmary" by Cab Calloway

Popeye: Cooking With Gags

popeye, Famous Studios

From The Public Domain Movie Database: Bluto plays all sorts of gags on Popeye and Olive on April Fool's Day.

Popeye: Assault and Flattery

popeye, Famous Studios

From The Public Domain Movie Database: Bluto is suing Popeye for assault. They both show the judge some scenes from some of their cartoon to prove their case.

Popeye: Taxi-Turvy

popeye, bluto, Cartoon

Popeye and Bluto both run a taxi service. Bluto bullies Popeye and gets him to turn over all of his cab fares. Popeye eventually gets the better of Bluto. Animation by Tom Johnson and Frank Endres. Music by Winston Sharples. Produced in 1954.

A Bosko Cartoon Collection

Hugh Harman and Rudy Ising, Bosko, looney tunes

Bosko is an animated cartoon character created by Hugh Harman and Rudy Ising in 1927 and the first recurring character in the Leon Schlesinger cartoon series Looney Tunes. "Although Harman and Ising based Bosko's looks on Felix the Cat, Bosko, like Mickey, got his personality from the blackface characters of the minstrel and vaudeville shows popular in the 1930s. Whereas Disney masked Mickey by making him a mouse, Harman and Ising made Bosko a genuine black boy.

Popeye: Greek Mirthology

popeye, Famous Studios

From The Public Domain Movie Database: Popeye tells his four nephews the story of his great Uncle Hercules in order to get them to eat spinach.

Gabby: All's Well

Gabby, Animation, Cartoon

Gabby tries to put a diaper on a cranky baby. Animation by David Tendlar and William Nolan. Music by Sammy Timberg. Produced in 1941.