Public Domain Movies - Cartoons

Betty Boop: Poor Cinderella

Fleischer Studios, Betty Boop, Cinderella

The Betty Boop Cinderella cartoon is already up on this site (http://www.archive.org/details/bb_poor_cinderella). This new copy isn't perfect, but it might be more true to the Fleischer style and the Cinecolor of the 1930s.

Felix the Cat in Neptune Nonsense

Classic cartoon, 1930s, Felix

Felix sets out to find a friend for his lonely goldfish. Along the way, he comes across the god of the sea. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

Little Dutch Mill

Max, Dave, Fleischer, Studios, Hansel, Gretel, Little, Dutch, Mill, color, classics

A variation on the story of Hansel and Gretel, with a miser as the villain. The Color Classics series was Fleischer Studios' attempt to keep up with Disney. This is the second in the series, all of which are in the public domain.

The Great Rupert

stop-motion animation Jimmy Durante Christmas George Pal

A squirrel helps a poor vaudeville family led by Jimmy Durante at Christmas by stealing cash their landlord has stashed in a wall. Also stars Terry Moore (Mighty Joe Young) as Jimmy Durante's daughter. Directed by Irving Pichel who played Fagin in the 1933 version of Oliver Twist.

Tom and Jerry - Piano Tooners


black and white classic cartoon

Scrub Me Mama With A Boogie Beat

racist black cartoon universal

Scrub Me Mama With A Boogie Beat is a public domain cartoon centering around a port city of black people. The cartoon is satirizing black people in a racist manner. The quality of this is rather low and there may be better a better quality version of this on the net/ if you have a better quality version please upload it.

Mechanical Monsters

Superman, animation

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

Rocketeers

Tom and Jerry, Animation

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

Superman: Terror on the Midway

Superman

Terror on the Midway August 28, 1942

Chicken A La King - 1937

Fleischer, Fleischer Studios, chicken, king, Cartoon, Color Classics, color, classics

The 17th of Fleischer's Color Classics series, which competed against Disney's Silly Symphonies. A Mae West-like duck draws the sultan of the chickens into a love triangle. Note that the Cinepack version of this file is in 512K, h.264 format, and while it offers excellent graphics, it will not be compatible with Quicktime and some other viewers. It looks great using vlc under Windows, or Xine under Linux.

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