Public Domain Movies - Cartoons

Felix the Cat in Bold King Cole

Classic cartoon, 1930s, Felix

Although considered a Felix cartoon, this short seems to focus more on the boisterous king and what happens when ghosts try to get him to stop his bragging. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

Little Audry: Goofy Goofy Gander

Little Audrey, mother goose, goofy gander

Little Audrey, in the schoolroom, is sent to the corner stool to memorize Mother Goose rhymes. She falls asleep and dreams that she gets a tour of Mother Goose Land by Mother Goose herself. Comic book criminals sneak into Mother Goose Land and attempt to steal the goose who lays golden eggs. Audrey captures them and then wakes up. Animation by G. Germanetti and Steve Muffatti, story by I. Klein, scenics by Anton Loeb, music by Winston Sharples. Produced in 1950.

Popeye: The Paneless Window Washer

Classic cartoon, 1930s, popeye

Popeye and Bluto are again competing against one another. Only this time, it's not for Olive Oyl's love, but for the privilege of being able to wash her windows. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

Now You're Talking

Animation, telephone, instructional

An instructional film for the telephone using a combination of animation and live action. Produced by Max and Dave Fleischer. Copied at 24fps from a 35mm print preserved by the Library of Congress, drawing from material from the AFI/Donald Nicol and AFI/Ahti Pataja Collections.

Santa's Surprise

Animation, short, Comedy

Five children from around the world follow Santa home on Christmas Eve, and decide to give him some extra help around the workshop.

Betty Boop's Rise To Fame

Betty Boop, Cartoon, Humor

A newspaper man interviews Fleischer who animates Betty and then goes into a retrospective of past episodes. Interesting to see Betty interact with real life characters.

Popeye the Sailor Meets Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp

Cartoon, popeye, Popeye the Sailor, Fleischer Studios

Working in the story department of Surprise Pictures, Olive Oyl writes a script based on the story of Aladdin, casting Popeye as the thief and herself as the Princess. For more details: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031025/ In the Public Domain according to The Public-Domain Movie Database: http://www.pdmdb.org/content.asp?CatId=241&ContentType=&page_no=3&sortby=

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