Public Domain Movies - Feature Films

Fatty's Spooning Days

arbuckle, Mabel Normand

A Fatty Arbuckle 1915 Keystone comedy. (On the Archive elsewhere as Mabel, Fatty and the Law) This version has a generic music track.

Sands of Sacrifice

Silent, crime, Romance

AKA Tangled Trails Corporal Jack Borden (Neal Hart), of the Northwest Mounted Police, trails the man who killed his partner to New York City. The killer is an unscrupulous promoter who is selling worthless stock in a gold mine. Borden, with the help of Blanche Hall (Gladys Hampton), locates the man in a Bowery dive, but he escapes and Borden tracks him back to Canada. Along the way, he discovers that Blanche and his sweetheart, Milly (Violet Palmer), are long-separated sisters and brings about a reconciliation.

Hearts of Humanity

Jean Hersholt, Jackie Searl, J. Farrell MacDonald, Lucille La Verne

An amazing peek at the melting pot of New York City as immigrants from around the globe struggle to create a new life in America. Great performance by Jean 'Dr. Christian' Hersholt

Tumbleweeds

William S. Hart:Silent western film.

Tumbleweeds is a 1925 American Western film starring and produced by William S. Hart. It depicts the Cherokee Strip land rush of 1893. The film is said to have influenced the Oscar-winning 1931 Western Cimarron, which also depicts the land rush. In the Cherokee Strip of Oklahoma during the 1880's and early 1890's, the government lands that were leased to cattlemen were opened to settlement by homesteaders. To allow a fair chance for everyone, the prospective homesteaders were required to register and registrants were prohibited from entering into the Strip before the appointed time.

NOTHING SACRED video quality upgrade

Comedies, screwball comedies, Carole Lombard, Fredric March, Charles Winninger, Walter Connolly

This print is much sharper and cleaner than the existing IA copy, and it is in the correct aspect ratio. A telling spoof of instant celebrity culture and one of the thirties' great screwball comedies with a cast well suited to its whacky screenplay. Directed by William Wellman. Released in 1937. Complete print.

The Sentimental Bloke

Australia, C.J. Dennis, The Sentimental Bloke, Silent, Kevin MacLeod

A better copy of the landmark Australian silent film also found here: http://www.archive.org/details/Sentimental_bloke The added royalty-free musical score is by Kevin MacLeod and is Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. If you reuse the film with the score please attribute using "Music: Kevin MacLeod" also please consider a small donation to Kevin MacLeod at his website - www.incompetech.com

The Wasp Woman (1959)

the wasp woman, 1959, susan cabot, horror

Susan Cabot stars as Janice Starlin, the owner a large cosmetics company. Worried about her failing looks, Janice allows herself to be injected with an experimental serum, that may turn back her biological clock. The serum works, but has some nasty side effects. You can find out more about The Wasp Woman at A Passion For Horror.

Home Town Story

Drama, Marilyn Monroe

Blake Washburn (Jeffrey Lynn) blames manufacturer MacFarland (Donald Crisp) for his defeat in the race for re-election to the state legislature. He takes over his uncle's newspaper to take on big business as an enemy of the people. Miss Martin (Marilyn Monroe) works in the "Herald" newspaper office. When tragedy strikes, Blake must re-examine his views.

Mason of the Mounted

Western, Bill Cody

Canadian Mountie Mason (Bill Cody) is sent south of the border to look for a horse thief with only a watch chain for evidence. He befriends young Andy (Andy Shuford) and when Calhoun (LeRoy Mason) hits Andy, Mason and Calhoun fight. In the scuffle Calhoun's watch with the missing chain is dislodged. Mason then sets out to bring in Calhoun and his gang.

The Mothering Heart

Lillian Gish. silents

A 1913 drama about marriage and infidelity directed by D W Griffith.

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