Public Domain Movies - Cartoons

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.

Baby Huey: Quack-A-Doodle-Doo

Famous Studios, Noveltoon, Baby Huey

The first Baby Huey cartoon - see also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baby_Huey From The Public Domain Movie Database: Baby Huey is disliked by all the other ducklings because of his large size and super strength. His strength has caused problems in the past, but ends up saving the day when a fox comes around looking for something to eat.

Showdown

Superman, animation

You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

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