Public Domain Movies - Feature Films

The Phantom of the Opera

Silent, drama, horror, pdmovies

At the Opera of Paris, a mysterious phantom threatens a famous lyric singer, Carlotta and thus forces her to give up her role (Marguerite in Faust) for unknown Christine Daae. Christine meets this phantom (a masked man) in the catacombs, where he lives.

Das Kabinett des Doktor Caligari ( The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari )

silent, Fantasy, horror, German Expressionism

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is the first modern Horror Film and it influence a number of contemporary productions. A real classic! PLOT: A man named Francis relates a story about his best friend Alan and his fiancée Jane. Alan takes him to a fair where they meet Dr. Caligari, who exhibits a somnambulist, Cesare, that can predict the future. When Alan asks how long he has to live, Cesare says he has until dawn. The prophecy comes to pass, as Alan is murdered, and Cesare is a prime suspect.

Charlie Chaplin's "Tillies Punctured Romance"

Charlie Chaplin, Silents

Charlie Chaplin's 33rd Film Released Nov. 14 1914. Tillie's Punctured Romance was the first feature-length comedy film from Keystone Film Company and the Christie Film Company, produced in 1914. A silent film directed by Mack Sennett, the film stars Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand, and Charlie Chaplin, as well as the Keystone Kops. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0004707/

Impact

pdmovies

"Wealthy businessman survives attempt by wife to have him killed, makes it look like she succeeded and starts a new life in small town as auto mechanic. Variation on idea elevated to noir importance by The Killers (1946), where victim of femme fatale tries to abandon the city and his past identity." - noir expert Spencer Selby

Little Princess, The


You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page. This film contributed courtesy of SabuCat Productions.

Charlie Chaplin's "The Count"

Charlie Chaplin, Silents

Charlie Chaplin's 55th Film released Sept. 04 1916. The Count was Charlie Chaplin's fifth film for Mutual Films. Co-starring Eric Campbell and Edna Purviance, it is a story about Charlie and his boss finding an invitation to a party from a real Count. Each try to play the role as the Count instead to catch the rich heiress played by Edna http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0006548/

The Three Stooges - "Color Craziness"

three stooges, comedy

"The New Three Stooges" was produced in 1965. It featured the animated adventures of Moe, Larry, & Curly Joe. The cartoons were introduced by live-action inserts with the real Stooges. These inserts were some of the only Stooges material ever filmed in color, and they also feature long-time Stooge collaberator Emil Sitka. "The Three Stooges - Color Craziness" is an hour feature comprised of these rare color Stooge comedy bits. You'll see the Stooges as wacky chefs, clueless contractors, zany dentists, and many more. They feature Moe Howard, Larry Fine, & "Curly" Joe Derita.

Last Woman On Earth

sci-fi, pdmovies

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

The Iron Mask

Adventure, Romance

A swashbuckling Alexandre Dumas adventure featuring Douglas Fairbanks. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

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