Public Domain Movies released in 1932

Sadie Thompson vs. The Puritans. Maxwell Anderson's screenplay of the W. Somerset Maugham story. Joan Crawford. Walter Huston, William Gargan For more info on this film see its IMDB.com entry

An early mystery set at a movie studio.

Plot taken from IMDb: A German "ohm-pah" trio is incomplete until their tuba player arrives on a boat from overseas. The resulting quartet brings the whole town out for a German dance party, until the police arrive to take the "tuba tooter" to jail.

A young man turns to a witch doctor to lure the woman he loves away from her fiance, but instead turns her into a zombie slave.

Also known as "What Price Gloria?" Part of the "Baby Bulesks" series You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

From The Public Domain Movie Database: Betty, her dog Bimbo, & Koko The Clown are in a car race where Betty wins even though she is under the weather.

A young woman visits her childhood home, shuttered some 13 years after the fateful night her father died at the dinner table while they waited for a 13th guest. While reminiscing, she hears a noise. Frightened, she begins to explore. She screams. A shot is fired. On arrival, the police find the stiffened body of a young woman sitting at the dinner table. Stars: Ginger Rogers, Lyle Talbot, and J.

Three "former chorus girls" team up to capture rich husbands. But they spend as much time fighting with each other as they do the men they try to snare. This film is based on a a play by Zoe Akins "The Greeks Had A Word For It" which is also the basis for the softer and more genteel 50s version "How To Mary A Millionaire". Stars Joan Blondell.

From The Public Domain Movie Database: A fortune teller tries to work his magic in order to get up close & personal with Betty. He shows her the days of her youth in his crystal ball as well as her being stranded on a deserted island. Then he shows himself rescuing her from the island, but also inadvertently releases an unsavory group of ghosts who chase the pair through a jungle that also magically appeared. The pair loses the ghosts using the hollow-log-over-the-cliff trick.

Manhattan Tower 1932 This is a partially restored version of a public domain movie Manhattan Tower, an entertaining depression era film. The movie has several intertwined stories about some workers in this office building. Manhattan tower is a movie which has many modern resonances in the twenty first century. The theme of crooked businessmen, industrial failures, and common people being cheated is familiar and all too real after the Enron affair. It has a heart warming romance, some comedy, and many good shots of the Empire State building which inspired this tale.

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