Public Domain Movies - Cartoons

Betty Boop Theater

Vintage cartoons, Betty Boop, Cartoons, Fleischer Studios

This theater was created in honor of the voice actors and actresses that made Betty Boop Carttons. This is a copy of a DVD I had that I found on one of my dumpster diving expeditions.It was a homemade job with Betty Boop cartoons. copies of World War II stamps for use in getting victory bonds, postcards, and other material. Thanks to whoever dumped it.

Tom and Jerry: Barnyard Bunk

Tom and Jerry, Van Beuren Studios, The Great Depression

"The Great Depression has hit a rundown farm owned by a Farmer Alfalfalike farmer. As the old man sleeps on his porch, objects around him begin to break down. /.../ Just then saxophone salesmen Tom and Jerry happen by the farm. The farmer is indifferent to their music ("Aw, nuts!"), so the duo decide to show him how useful saxophones can be. Their jazzy tunes soon have the farmer's chickens laying eggs, his cow churning out milk, and his woodpeckers chopping wood to the beat.

Cheese Burglar featuring Herman

Classic cartoon, 1940s, Herman, Noveltoon

A cat and a dog team up to outwit Herman the mouse. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

Betty Boop for President

Betty Boop, Fleischer Studios

Betty runs for the office of President against Mr. Nobody. Both candidates state their platform through song and dance, referring to political issues of the time. Not long after this cartoon was released, Herbert Hoover was defeated by Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1932 presidential election.

The Spirit of '43

Donald Duck, Walt Disney, short, Animation, Propaganda, World War 2

Fell in the public domain because it was made for the American government and all films made for or by the government of the U.S.A. are in the public domain. From IMDB: Donald Duck deals with income taxes and their benefit to the American war effort in this inspirational documentary short animated film.

The New Three Stooges: The Noisy Silent Movie

three stooges, silent movie, cambria studios

The Three Stooges play the organ in an old silent picture movie theater to accompany an old black and white film. Includes live action intro by the Three Stooges. Animation by Chick Otterstrom, Kay Wright and Frank Onaitis. Music by Paul Horn.

Popeye: Bride and Gloom

Classic cartoon, 1950s, popeye

Popeye and Olive are finally planning to get married. The plans change, though, after Olive has a dream where she sees their future kids and all the mischief they get into. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

Hep Cat Symphony

Classic cartoon, 1940s, Noveltoon

A group of mice living within the walls of a house forms an orchestra. However, the music disturbs the cat who also lives there, so the cat sets out to eliminate the mice. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.