Public Domain Movies - Drama & Romance

Nancy Drew... Reporter

drama, Mystery

Nancy Drew, reporter for the school newspaper, clears a girl of murder charges.

Meet John Doe

Comedy, Romance, drama

Taken from IMDB: As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed "John Doe," who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire Ann and hires John Willoughby to impersonate "Doe." Ann and her bosses cynically milk the story for all it's worth, until the made-up "John Doe" philosophy starts a whole political movement. At last everyone, even Ann, takes her creation seriously...but publisher D.B. Norton has a secret plan. Written by Rod

Transatlantic Tunnel

Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Drama,

Taken from IMDB: Engineers Richard McAllan and Frederick Robinson manage to get financial backing for a gigantic project to build a tunnel from England to America. His biggest supporter is Varlia Lloyd, daughter of one of the backers, and she uses her influence more than once to keep the project going. Mack's wife Ruth is also supportive, although his constantly being away on the tunnel project strains their marriage, and affects his relationship with their son.

Kansas City Confidential

crime, drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, pdmovies

Four robbers hold up an armored truck getting away with over a million dollars in cash. Joe Rolfe (John Payne), a down-on-his-luck flower delivery truck driver is accused of being involved and is beaten up by the local police. Released due to lack of evidence, Joe, following the clues to a Mexican resort, decides to look for the men who set him up and get revenge.

Love Island

Comedy, Romance

A young Eva Gabor plays a Balinese woman in this romantic story filled with lovely locales. An American flyer stranded in Bali falls for the sarong-swathed Gabor, much to the chagrin of an island creep who blackmails Gabor by having her father arrested on false charges. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

Behave Yourself

Comedy, Romance

When a cute Welsh terrier follows Bill Denny home, little does he know that all gangland has its eye on that dog. Who will be bumbling Bill's undoing - the gangsters, the cops, or his suspicious mother-in-law? Stars Farley Granger and Shelley Winters.

Last of the Mohicans

Adventure, drama, Silent

First film adaptation from the James Fenimore Cooper novel of the same name. This film also features one of Boris Karloff's earliest film appearances in a small uncredited role as a Native American.

Big Trees, The

Action, drama

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

Phantom Ship , The

horror, Mystery, drama

Also known as "The Mystery of the Marie Celeste". You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

Unknown World

Romance, Sci-Fi

Dr. Morley (dubbed the Prophet of Doom by at least one newspaper reporter) is an obsessive opponent of all things nuclear. Fearing that atomic weapons will destroy all life on earth, he recruits a group of scientists for his Society to Save Civilization, and they make plans to find a living space deep within the earth where man can survive and rebuild from the nuclear holocaust they see just over the horizon. After the group fails to secure any funding, a rich newspaper publisher's son forks over the cash and accompanies them on their monumental journey.

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