Public Domain Movies - Drama & Romance

Last Alarm

crime, drama

Captain Hadley (J. Farrell MacDonald, who also appeared as the City Editor in "Danger Ahead") reaches the age limit for firefighter and is retired. While he is bored out of his mind at home, an arsonist (George Pembroke), who evidently is called Wendell, despite the fact that noone ever calls him by name, starts to burn the city down, building by building. After his friend Burt (Joel Friedkin) dies fighting a fire, Hadley unofficially joins up with the arson squad to track down the arsonist; but as Hadley zeroes in on Wendell, Wendell zeroes in on Hadley...

Midnight Phantom

crime, Drama, mystery

A newly hired police chief vows to clean up a notoriously corrupt police department. When he is murdered, investigators find that there is no shortage of suspects, most of them being fellow cops.

Made for Each Other

Comedy, romance

Jimmy Stewart plays a young lawyer John Mason. Who marries Jane Mason (Carole Lombard) after knowing her for just one day.

The Mysterious Rider AKA Mark of the Avenger

Western, romance

Taken from IMDB: Ben Wade and his partner Frosty return to Bellounds' ranch where twenty years earlier Wade was wanted for murder

The Animal Kingdom

comedy, Drama, Leslie Howard

This was the first film shown at the RKO Roxy Theater. An awkward love triangle is created when a publisher (Howard) encounters a moral speed bump and engages in an affair with an open-minded artist (Harding) while married to a stodgy suburbanite (Loy). Complicating matters is the tendency of the mistress to play the role of unassuming wife while inelegant and deceptive wife acts as the mistress.

Home Town Story

drama, Romance

Taken from IMDB: Blake Washburn blames manufacturer MacFarland for his defeat in the race for re-election to the state legislature. He takes over his uncle's newspaper to take on big business as an enemy of the people. When tragedy strikes, Blake must re-examine his views.

Hoosier Schoolboy

Drama

A schoolteacher comes to a new town and finds herself caught up in the town's problems and disputes.

Uptown New York

Romance

Patricia Smith (Shirley Grey) is a middle-class New York City gal in love with Max Silver (Leon Waycoff), but Max is forced by his ambitious Jewish family into a marriage to a girl he doesn't love but will further his career in the medical profession, which he does, leaving Pat behind. Later in Coney Island, Pat meets Eddie (Jack Oakie), a bubble gum machine operator. Their relationship starts off on the rocky side, but eventually Pat decides to marry Eddie on the rebound even though she's still thinks of Max.

Call of the Yukon

Action, Adventure, Romance

Taken from IMDB: A fur trader guides a writer and her animals to safety in the Yukon territory when wolves are about to attack.

Capture, The

crime, drama

Taken from IMDB: An American working for an oil company in Mexico shoots a man suspected of stealing the payroll; later, he fears that the man was innocent.

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