Public Domain Movies - Feature Films

Pampered Youth


Pampered Youth is a 1925 American silent drama film directed by David Smith and starring Cullen Landis, Alice Calhoun, and Allan Forrest. It is an adaption of the 1918 novel The Magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington.

A Kiss for Cinderella


In London during World War One, a simple-minded slavey awaits her Fairy Godmother and her Prince Charming.

Cast
Betty Bronson - Cinderella (Jane)
Esther Ralston - Fairy Godmother
Dorothy Cumming - Queen
Tom Moore - Policeman
Flora Finch - Customer
Ivan Simpson (as Ivan F. Simpson) - Mr. Cutaway
Edna Hagen - Gretchen
Dorothy Walters - Mrs. Maloney

The Lucky Devil


Randy Farman, who demonstrates camping outfits in a department store, wins a racing car in a raffle and sets out for the West. He runs out of gas, loses all his money, and falls in love with a girl called Doris, who, accompanied by her aunt, is on her way to Nampa City to claim an inheritance.

A Woman of the World


A European Countess visits relatives in the United States where her continental freedoms clash with the morals of a small American town. She smokes a cigarette in public and wears flashy makeup. A crusading District Attorney stops at nothing to have her leave town and expose her for her loose ways only to fall in love with her himself.

The Perfect Clown


The story is about a clerk who is given $10,000 to deposit at the bank, but the bank is closed for the night so he tries to get to the bank president's house with the money.

California Straight Ahead


After celebrating too much the night before his wedding and turning up late and dishevelled, Tom Hayden is abandoned by his fiancée and disowned by his family. In order to redeem himself he travels west to take place in a major auto race in California.

Cast
Reginald Denny as Tom Hayden
Gertrude Olmstead as Betty Browne
Tom Wilson as Sambo
Charles K. Gerrard as Creighton Deane
Lucille Ward as Mrs. Browne
John Steppling as Jeffrey Browne
Fred Esmelton as Mr. Hayden
Frances Raymond as Mrs. Hayden
Leo Nomis as James

The Unchastened Woman


The Unchastened Woman is a 1925 American silent drama film starring vamp Theda Bara, directed by James Young, the former husband of Clara Kimball Young, and released by start-up studio Chadwick Pictures. The film is based on a 1915 Broadway play, The Unchastened Woman, which starred Emily Stevens.

This was Bara's "comeback" film and as it turned out her final feature appearance and is one of her few surviving films. The play was also filmed in 1918 with Grace Valentine.

The Pony Express


The Pony Express is a 1925 American silent Western film, The film was directed by James Cruze and starred his wife, Betty Compson, along with Ricardo Cortez, Wallace Beery, and George Bancroft.

Shore Leave


Shore Leave is a 1925 American silent comedy film directed by John S. Robertson and starring Richard Barthelmess and Dorothy Mackaill.

Shore Leave is based on the stage play of the same name written by Hubert Osborne. The play ran on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre from August 8 to December 1922 for a total of 151 performances. The play starred James Rennie and Frances Starr in the leads played by Barthelmess and Mackaill in the film.

The Rag Man


The Rag Man is a 1925 American comedy drama film starring Jackie Coogan. The film was directed by Edward F. Cline, and written by Willard Mack.

Tim Kelly (Jackie Coogan) is a kid who runs away from an orphanage on the Lower East Side in New York after a fire breaks out. He ends up taking refuge with Max (Max Davidson), a lonely junk man who is down on his luck after being cheated out of a patent fortune by some unscrupulous lawyers. Little Kelly and Max form a partnership in the bottle and rag business, and eventually become close companions.

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