Public Domain Movies - Drama & Romance

The Violent Years

crime, Drama

A newspaper publisher's daughter suffers from neglect by her parents. She and her friends turn to crime by dressing up like men, holding up gas stations, raping young men at gunpoint, and having makeout parties when her parents are away.

The Big Lift

Drama, war

Experiences of two Air Force sergeants during the 1948 Berlin Airlift.

The Three Musketeers

Silent, Action, Adventure, History, Romance, Douglas Fairbanks

The young Gascon D'Artagnan (Douglas Fairbanks) arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos (George Siegmann), Aramis (Eugene Pallette), and Athos (Léon Bary). Together they fight to save France and the honor of a lady from the machinations of the powerful Cardinal Richelieu (Nigel De Brulier).

Cheers for Miss Bishop

Drama

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

The Dance of Life

Drama, musical, romance, theater, Nancy Carroll

From the Wikipedia entry for "The Dance of Life": "The Dance of Life (1929) is the first of three film adaptations of the popular Broadway play Burlesque, the others being Swing High, Swing Low (1937) and When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948). The Dance of Life was made with Technicolor sequences, directed by John Cromwell and A.

The Flapper

comedy, romance, Adventure

A small town girl attends boarding school, dreams of romantic adventures, and has some. Stars: Olive Thomas, Theodore Westman, Jr., William P. Carlton, Jr., Warren Cook, Katherine Johnston, Arthur Johnston, Frances Marshall, and Marcia Harris IMDb Page Wikipedia Page

A Fool There Was

drama, Vamp

From IMDb: A married diplomat falls hopelessly under the spell of a predatory woman. Stars: Theda Bara, Edward José, Mabel Frenyear, Runa Hodges, May Allison, Clifford Bruce, Victor Benoit, Frank Powell, and Minna Gale

Glorifying the American Girl

comedy, Drama, musical

From the Wikipedia entry for "Glorifying the American Girl": "Glorifying the American Girl is a 1929 musical comedy film produced by Florenz Ziegfeld that highlights Ziegfeld Follies performers. The last third of the film (which was filmed in early Technicolor) is basically a Follies production, with cameo appearances by Rudy Vallee, Helen Morgan and Eddie Cantor. The script for the film was written by J.P. McEvoy and Millard Webb and directed by John W. Harkrider and Millard Webb. The songs were written by Irving Berlin, Walter Donaldson, Rudolf Friml, James E.

Penny Serenade

Drama, Cary Grant, Movie Powder, avi

As Julie prepares to leave her husband Roger, she begins to play through a stack of recordings, each of which reminds her of events in their lives together. One of them is the song that was playing when she and Roger first met in a music store. Other songs remind her of their courtship, their marriage, their desire for a child, and the joys and sorrows that they have shared. A flood of memories comes back to her as she ponders their present problems and how they arose.

Blonde Ice

crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A society reporter (Leslie Brooks) keeps herself in the headlines by marrying a series of wealthy men, all of whom die under mysterious circumstances

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