Public Domain Movies - Drama & Romance

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.

Trapped

Semidocumentary, Drama, crime, Film-Noir, Lloyd Bridges

The film tells the story of the U.S. Treasury Department who, with the aid of a counterfeiter, try to track down and stop of counterfeiting ring. The counterfeiter, Tris Stewart (Lloyd Bridges) serving time in prison, is released under the agreement that he will assist in the capture of the phoney money printers.

Beggars in Ermine

Drama

John "Flint" Dawson (Lionel Atwill) is a down to earth steel mill general manager who loses control of his factory when he is crippled in an accident and manipulated by a lecherous lawyer and unfaithful wife to sign over his power of attorney. Destitute, he travels the country organizing the homeless to help him regain control of his factory.

Riders of Destiny

romance, Western, John Wayne, George Hayes

John Wayne portrays Singin' Sandy Saunders and has a reputation as the most notorious gunman since Billy the Kid. That's somewhat ironic though, since it's later revealed that he's a special Secret Service agent sent from Washington to investigate a land swindle scheme under the direction of town boss James Kincaid (Forrest Taylor).

Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman

Drama, music, romance, Susan Hayward

A successful singer Angelica Evans (Susan Hayward) gives up her career and marries unsuccessful singer Ken Conway (Lee Bowman). She happily sacrifices for him and his partner (Eddie Albert). Eventually he DOES hit it big, she has a baby...but he never has time for her--his rising career comes first. She slowly drifts into alcoholism.

Sensation Hunters

Drama

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

Evel Knievel

biopic, Biography, George Hamilton, Evel Knievel, drama, Independent Film

Found this one on Google(As PD). Evel Knievel (1938-2007) From IMDB: Biography of the famed motorcycle daredevil, much of which was filmed in his home town of Butte, Montana. The film depicts Knievel reflecting on major events in his life just before a big jump.

Pollyanna

silent, comedy, Drama, Mary Pickford

When Pollyanna (Mary Pickford) is orphaned, she is sent to live with her crotchety Aunt Polly (Katherine Griffith). Pollyanna discovers that many of the people in her aunt's New England home town are as ill-tempered as her aunt. But Pollyanna's incurable optimism - exemplified by her "glad game," in which she looks for the bright side of every situation - bring a change to the staid old community.

Convict's Code

Drama

An ex-con is employed by the man who framed him for bank robbery. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

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