Public Domain Movies - Drama & Romance

The Nut

Comedy, Romance

From IMDb: Eccentric inventor Charlie Jackson tries to interest wealthy investors in his girlfriend's plan to help children from poor neighborhoods. Stars: Marguerite De La Motte, William Lowery, Gerald Pring, Morris Hughes, Barbara La Marr, Sydney dé Grey, and Douglas Fairbanks

The Ace of Hearts

crime, romance, Secret Society, Assassination

From IMDb: A secret society holds a meeting to determine what to do about a powerful and dangerous man whom they have been studying closely for the past three months. They all agree that he deserves to die. Two of the members, Farallone and Forrest, are both in love with Lilith, the group's only female member. But Lilith accepts neither of them, preferring to devote herself to the group's cause.

The Capture

Mexico, Drama

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. The IMDB entry is here.

Peck's Bad Boy

Drama

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

The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film.

Timber Queen

Drama

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

Power Dive

Drama

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

Chained for Life

crime, Drama

A Siamese twin kills the husband who left her. The courts have to decide if she is convicted of murder, how can they punish her sister, who had nothing to do with the crime?

The Little Princess

Drama, Shirley Temple, Frances Rodgson Burnett

In 1899, the young Sarah Crewe (Shirley Temple) is placed into an exclusive London boarding school by her widowed father, a wealthy British army officer about to embark for South Africa and fight in the second Boer war. Although she had previously spent all her life in India, Sarah adapts well to her new surroundings. However, things take a turn for the worse when her father is reported dead in battle and his South African financial holdings confiscated by the enemy, leaving her alone and penniless.

Lady Windermere's Fan

silent, comedy, Drama

Mrs Erlynne (Irene Rich), the mother of Lady Windermere (May McAvoy) - her daughter does not know about her - wants to be introduced in society, so that she can marry Lord Augustus Lorton (Edward Martindel). Lord Windermere (Bert Lytell), who helped her with a cheque, invites her to his wifes birthday-party, but Lady Windermere thinks, she has reason to be jealous, so she decides to leave her husband and go to Lord Darlington (Ronald Colman), who is pining for her.

King Kelly of the U.S.A.

comedy, musical, romance

A theatrical troupe headed by a flashy showman finds itself in the tiny--and bankrupt--kingdom of Belgardia. The showman falls in love with the daughter of the dotty king, who has promised her to another.

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