Public Domain Movies - Drama & Romance

Klondike

Adventure, Drama, romance

Taken from IMDB: Dr. Robert Cromwell performs a delicate operation, that has never been done before, and the patient dies. Charged with malpractice and manslaughter, his trial is national news but the jury acquits him. But the court of public opinion is still against him, and the medical board is meeting to decide whether or not to take his medical license away from him.

Go for Broke!

Drama, war

The film dramatizes the real-life story of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, which was composed of Nisei, second-generation Americans born of Japanese parents. Fighting in the European theater during World War II, this unit became the most heavily decorated unit for its size and length of service in the history of the United States Army. As well as one of the units with the highest casualty rates.

Love Laughs at Andy Hardy

Drama, comedy, romance, Mickey Rooney

This film starts with Andy Hardy returning home after serving in the army. And it's not too long before he's caught up in the usual Hardy capers. Stars Mickey Rooney as the freshman and Lewis Stone as his dad.

The Sun Sets At Dawn

Drama, film noir, Sally Parr, Patrick Waltz, Walter Reed

From IMDb: "A young man is wrongly convicted and sentenced to be executed. Reporters covering the execution relate the story, each from his own perspective." This film is already uploaded to the archives but was uploaded again so that viewers could enjoy the movie on line since the original file is not embedded into a player. Please note: This page wasn't created to impress anyone or compete with them, it was simply created so that others may be able to more easily enjoy the movie via streaming.

The Big Wheel

Action, Drama, Mickey Rooney

The plot focus is on Mickey Rooney's character Bill Coy who follows in his father's footsteps for good and for bad.

Star Reporter

crime, drama, Romance

Taken from IMDB: John Randolph (Warren Hull), an idealistic young newspaper owner who uses his paper as an instrument for the public good, uses a campaign against crime to successfully run grafting politicians out of town. District Attorney William Burnette (Wallis Clark), father of Barbara Burnette (Marsha Hunt) who John loves, learns that John's father (unknown to John) is a criminal they are seeking. He refuses to prosecute him and John, not knowing the real reason, turns against Burnette and tries to run him out of office.

The Great Dan Patch

Drama

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

High Voltage

Drama, Carole Lombard

A busload of passengers gets stranded in a snowstorm and take refuge in an abandoned church, where they run into a mysterious man who may be on the run from the law.

The Big Lift

Drama, war, Montgomery Clift

Filmed on location, The Big Lift is a reenactment of the Berlin airlift of 1948. Flexing their postwar muscles, the Russians blockade the Western sector, refusing to allow the Allies to ship supplies to the starving Berliners. From their headquarters at Templehof Airport, a group of courageous American flyers risk their lives to transport supplies by air.

Gang Bullets

crime, drama

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

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