Public Domain Movies released in 1946

The Devil arranges for a deceased gangster to return to Earth as a well-respected judge to make up for his previous life.

Top-of-the-line noir melodrama featuring Van Heflin, Barbara Stanwyck, Lizabeth Scott, and Kirk Douglas. Don't miss it. (The video is interlaced in the MPEG2 file. If viewing with VLC, deinterlace with menu-path Video/Deinterlace/Blend.) You can load the mpeg2 file into DVDAuthorGUI (a free program) and create a DVD to watch on your television.

When the fabled Star of Rhodesia diamond is stolen on a London to Edinburgh train and the son of its owner murdered, Holmes must discover which of his suspicious fellow passengers is responsible.

Returning a lost wallet gains unemployed veteran Chuck Scott (Robert Cummings) a job as chauffeur to Eddie Roman (Steve Cochran), a seeming gangster whose enemies have a way of meeting violent ends. The job proves nerve-wracking, and soon Chuck finds himself pledged to help Eddie's lovely, fearful, prisoner-wife Lorna (Michèle Morgan) to escape. The result leaves Chuck caught like a rat in a trap, vainly seeking a way out through dark streets. But the real chase begins when the strange plot virtually starts all over again...

NOTE: Only the MKV file is HD, the others are derived at lower resolutions. *cough* Kevin VandeWettering *cough* jk... seriously though. MKV is HD, The h264 mp4 is 480p.

This post-World War II suspense thriller sets off an emotional roller coaster after the psychologically fragile wife of a POW (Anabel Shaw) witnesses a brutal murder from a hotel window while waiting to be reunited with her husband (Frank Latimer). By the time he arrives, she's nearly comatose with shock. The hotel's psychiatrist (Vincent Price) is called in to help Film noir classic, noted for its dark themes, stark camera angles and high-contrast lighting.

Hedy Lamarr and George Sanders in a movie based on Ben Ames Williams' novel of early 19th-century Maine. The IMDB entry is here. The video files with "_1946" in the file-name are of higher quality; the picture is sharper and there are no covered up watermarks. However, they have a very slight problem. At 1:25:26 the sign on the church is in French instead of English. The mpeg2 file is ready to be loaded into DVDAuthorGUI (a free program) to create a DVD to watch on your television.

When beautiful Mary (Ava Gardner) returns home to her "whistle stop" home town, long-standing feelings of animosity between two of her old boyfriends leads to robbery and murder.

Set Connecticut after World War II, The Stranger is a cat and mouse game between Wilson (Edward G. Robinson), a member of the Allied War Crimes Commission and Franz Kindler (Orson Welles), a Nazi who has assumed the false identity of Dr. Charles Rankin. To complete his new intelligentsia disguise, Kindler marries Mary Longstreet, daughter of a Supreme Court justice.

Taken from IMDB: Chuck Scott gets a job as chauffeur to tough guy Eddie Roman; but Chuck's involvement with Eddie's fearful wife becomes a nightmare. Originally uploaded by www.k-otic.com

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