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Full-Length Films: Comedy and Drama.
Full-length Comedy and Drama public domain films showcase the best in acting and directing from the golden age of Hollywood cinema. Comedy and Drama stock footage titles from our public domain films and archive film stock footage library can provide powerful visual metaphors for your next media project.
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ADMIRAL WAS A LADY, THE
EDMOND O'BRIEN, WANDA HENDRIX, RUDY VALLEE
The lives of four WWII veterans become entangled when they meet a young WAVE waiting for her fiance to return from Europe.
(public domain films) 1950 BW 87 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
AFRICA SCREAMS
ABBOTT AND COSTELLO
Criminal fortune hunters are duped into believing Costello is a big game hunter. The pair are kidnapped for this hilarious expedition.
(public domain films) 1949 80 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
ANIMAL KINGDOM, THE
ANN HARDING, LESLIE HOWARD, MYRNA LOY
Tom has a great relationship with Daisy and when he decides to pop the question the recipient is not Daisy, but Cecelia.
(public domain films) 1932 BW 85 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
ANGEL ON MY SHOULDER
PAUL MUNI, ANNE BAXTER, CLAUDE RAINS
Gangster, killed by his trusted lieutenant, is given a deal by the devil for revenge in exchange for ruining the reputation of a judge.
(public domain films) 1946 BW 101 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
BEHAVE YOURSELF
FARLEY GRANGER, SHELLEY WINTERS, LON CHANEY, JR.
An adorable little Welsh terrier is the most sought after orphan in town; the mob, the police and a nosy mother in law.
(public domain films) 1951 BW 80 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
BEYOND TOMORROW
HARRY CAREY, C. AUBREY SMITH
Business partners, tragically killed, return as ghosts and believe that they must help a young couple before they can go to heaven.
(public domain films) 1940 84 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
BLACK BOOK, THE
ROBERT CUMMINGS, RICHARD BASEHART
An up and coming dictator of a political group during the French Revolution looses his black book of enemies and unknowingly enlists the aid of an undercover agent for the Republic to help recover it.
(public domain films) 1949 BW 89 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
BLOOD ON THE SUN
JAMES CAGNEY, SYLVIA SIDNEY
Newspaper reporter in 1930's Japan, falls into political intrigue and treachery by discovering secret plans for world domination.
(public domain films)
1945 94 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
BOYS OF THE CITY
BOBBY JORDAN, LEO GORCEY, HAL E. CHESTER
The East Side Kids find themselves off to summer camp but get sidetracked with another slightly off group of people to an old mansion that seems to be haunted.
(public domain films) 1940 BW 68 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
CAPTAIN KIDD
CHARLES LAUGHTON, RANDOLPH SCOTT
Cunning and ruthless pirate tricks a king into assigning him and his crew escort duty for a treasure ship bound from India.
(public domain films) 1945 89 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
CARNIVAL STORY
ANNE BAXTER, STEVE COCHRAN, LYLE BETTGER
High drama and heartache when a big American carnival, looking for greener pastures, travels to Germany to perform.
(public domain films) 1954 COL 95 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
COLONEL EFFINGHAM'S RAID
CHARLES COBURN, JOAN BENNETT
Using military tactics, retired Army Colonel battles a corrupt Geogia town to keep an old historical courthouse open.
(public domain films) 1945 BW 72 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
COUNTRY GENTLEMEN
OLE OLSEN, CHIC JOHNSON, JOYCE COMPTON, LILA LEE
Run out of one town, two con men breeze into a small town and hatch a scheme to bogus stock to the gullible citizens.
(public domain films) 1936 55 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
D.O.A.
EDMOND O'BRIEN, PAMELA BRITTON
The film that put the "N" in "Noir". Man is secretly slipped a slow acting poison and has only a week to live and find out why.
(public domain films) 1950 85 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
DRESSED TO KILL
BASIL RATHBONE, NIGEL BRUCE, PATRICIA MORISON
Sherlock Holmes and his companion Dr. Watson must unravel the mystery of why seemingly innocent purchasers of music boxes are being found murdered.
(public domain films) 1946 BW 76 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
DRUMS IN THE DEEP SOUTH
JAMES CRAIG, BARBARA PAYTON, GUY MADISON
Best friends find themselves on opposite sides during the Civil War and have no idea that they will soon be fighting each other.
(public domain films) 1951 COL 87 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
EAST OF BORNEO
ROSE HOBART, CHARLES BICKFORD, GEORGES RENAVENT
Woman treks through jungle to find husband only to find him as a drunken doctor to a iron-handed jungle prince.
(public domain films) 1931 BW 77 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
EAST SIDE KIDS - FLYING WILD
LEO GORCEY, BOBBY JORDAN, DONALD HAINES
Working at an aircraft factory the boys begin to suspect that German spies may be working on the inside.
(public domain films) 1941 64 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
ESCAPE TO PARADISE
BOBBY BREEN, KENT TAYLOR, MARIA SHELTON
American falls in love with Latin girl and with a series of misunderstandings angers the town folk and the girl herself.
(public domain films) 1939 61 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
FLYING DEUCES, THE
LAUREL & HARDY, JEAN PARKER
Lovesick man convinces his best friend to join him in signing up for the French Foreign Legion with hilarious consequences.
(public domain films) 1939 69 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
FOUR DEUCES
JACK PALANCE, CAROL LYNLEY
1930's gangsters who are somewhat indiscriminate in their choice of targets, embark upon a bloody shooting spree.
(public domain films) 1975 85 min COL
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
FRECKLES COMES HOME
JOHNNY DOWNS, GALE STORM, MANTAN MORELAND
Young man returns home from college just in time to be accused of murder, involved with gangsters, his girlfriend falling in love with another and his family have financial troubles.
(public domain films) 1942 BW 63 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
GLORIFYING THE AMERICAN GIRL
MARY EATON, DAN HEALY, KAYE RENARD
Let the Ziegfeld troupe dance their way into your heart when a young aspiring dancer is noticed by a Ziegfeld talent scout.
(public domain films) 1929 BW 87 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
GO FOR BROKE
VAN JOHNSON, LANE NAKANO, GEORGE MIKI
Caucasian becomes commander of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team comprised of Japanese American volunteers realizes his prejudices conflict with the bravery his men exhibit on the battlefield.
(public domain films) 1951 BW 91 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
GOODBYE LOVE
CHARLES RUGGLES, VERREE TEASDALE
Golddigger thinks she struck gold but he's just a butler where complications ensue as he tries to keep up the facade.
(public domain films) 1933 BW 69 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
GREEN GLOVE, THE
GLENN FORD, GERALDINE BROOKS, CEDRIC HARDWICKE
WWII vet with financial problems return to France to find a religious relic he had contact with during the war which turns into murder and pursuit.
(public domain films) 1952 BW 89 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
GROOM WORE SPURS, THE
GINGER ROGERS, JACK CARSON, JOAN DAVIS
Cowboy movie star is completely inept about the cowboy ways in real life, so his movie studio hires someone to help him.
(public domain films) 1951 BW 80 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
GUEST IN THE HOUSE
ANNE BAXTER, RALPH BELLAMY, ALINE MACMAHON
Man takes his fiance who has increasing mental problems to the family home where she proceeds to manipulate situations that comes close to destroying the family.
(public domain films) 1944 BW 121 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
GULLIVER, KING LITTLE, PRINCE DAVID, PRINCESS GLORY
Sailor washes up on shore to find that he is the "big man on campus" in comparison to the diminutive citizens of Liliput.
(public domain films) 1939 77 min COL
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
GUNG-HO
RANDOLPH SCOTT, ALAN CURTIS, NOAH BEERY JR.
Weeks after Pearl Harbor, the new 2nd Marine Raider Battalion is created to raid Japanese held islands. One of their greatest raids is on Makin Island.
(public domain films) 1943 BW 88 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
HAYFOOT
WILLIAM TRACY, JOE SAWYER, JAMES GLEASON
Sergeant with a photographic memory embarrasses a firearms instructor causing others to think he is an expert marksman.
(public domain films) 1942 47 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
HEARTBEAT
GINGER ROGERS, JEAN-PIERRE AUMONT
Reform school girl escapee leans pickpocket skills, is promptly caught on her first attempt, but is offered a way out by doing the man a favor at a high society party.
(public domain films) 1946 BW 102 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
HER FAVORITE PATIENT
JOHN CARROLL, RUTH HUSSEY, CHARLES RUGGLES
A smitten macho test pilot and an overworked small town doctor scheme to get his visiting niece who is a big city doctor to stay.
(public domain films) 1945 BW 72 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
HERE COMES TROUBLE
WILLIAM TRACY, JOE SAWYER, EMORY PARNELL
Newspaper publisher blackmailed by burlesque queen falls under suspicion of murder along with his star reporter.
(public domain films) 1948 50 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
HI DIDDLE DIDDLE
ADOLPHE MENJOU, MARTHA SCOTT, POLA NEGRI
Father of the groom concocts a scheme to set things right after the bride's mother is supposedly swindled.
(public domain films) 1943 BW 73 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
I COVER THE WATERFRONT
BEN LYON, CLAUDETTE COLBERT
Investigative reporter is convinced that a fisherman is smuggling illegal chinese immigrants into the country.
(public domain films) 1933 BW 75 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
I'M FROM ARKANSAS
SLIM SUMMERVILLE, EL BRENDEL, IRIS ADRIAN
Big city people run into hillbilly humor when they com to visit an Arkansas town after a news story.
(public domain films) 1944 67 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
IMPACT
BRIAN DONLEVY, ELLA RAINES, CHARLES COBURN
Two-timing wife and lover plot the demise of her husband, lover is killed, husband survives and is charged with his murder.
(public domain films) 1949 BW 111 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
JACKIE ROBINSON STORY, THE
JACKIE ROBINSON, RUBY DEE, MONOR WATSON
The baseball great plays himself in this story of his career from UCLA to the U.S. Army to breaking the "color line" in baseball.
(public domain films) 1950 77 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
JAIL BAIT
LYLE TALBOT, DOLORES FULLER, HERBERT RAWLINSON
Grimy crime drama about a criminal who murders a cop and has plastic surgery. Circular dialogue and story, courtesy of Ed Wood.
(public domain films) 1954 72 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
JUNGLE BOOK
SABU, JOSEPH CALLEIA, JOHN QUALEN
Teen, raised by wolves, is adopted by a family and quickly learns human language and ways but keeps his noble jungle ideals.
(public domain films) 1942 110 min COL
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
KANSAS CITY CONFIDENTIAL
JOHN PAYNE, COLEEN GRAY, PRESTON FOSTER
Ex-GI is framed for an armored car robbery but after being released, goes on the hunt for the real hoodlums.
(public domain films) 1952 BW 102 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
LADY OF BURLESQUE
BARBARA STANWYCK, MICHAEL O'SHEA
A dancer, murdered in the heinous fashion, with her own g-string. Everyone is a suspect, but the show must go on.
(public domain films) 1943 91 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
LADY SAYS NO
JOAN CAULFIELD, DAVID NIVEN
A young woman's life becomes complicated when a handsome photographer arrives in town do a story on her best-selling book warning women about what men really want.
(public domain films) 1952 BW 80 min
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LAST TIME I SAW PARIS, THE
ELIZABETH TAYLOR, VAN JOHNSON
Frustrated writer intent on penning "the great American novel" allows his drinking to escalate, causing his wife to play the field.
(public domain films) 1954 116 min COL
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
LIFE WITH FATHER
WILLIAM POWELL, IRENE DUNNE, ELIZABETH TAYLOR
While he may think he rules the roost, reality is far different, as a stern husband is out-manipulated by his loving, ditzy wife.
(public domain films) 1947 119 min COL
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY
FREDDIE BARTHOLOMEW, MICKEY ROONEY
An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune and is sent to live with a cold unsentimental lord.
(public domain films) 1936 BW 102 min
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LITTLE PRINCESS, THE
SHIRLEY TEMPLE, RICHARD GREENE, ANITA LOUISE
Girls' role as student changes to one of servant at a boarding school when her soldier-father is listed as missing in action.
(public domain films) 1939 COL 94 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
LONELY WIVES
EDWARD EVERETT HORTON, ESTHER RALSTON
A saucy farce of musical beds is played between five characters as each plan and scheme to get their lady love for the night.
(public domain films) 1950 BW 86 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
LOST HONEYMOON
FRANCHOT TONE, ANN RICHARDS, TOM CONWAY
Englishwoman passes and devoted friend takes her children to the US to find the father that abandoned them.
(public domain films) 1947 70 min BW
LOVE LAUGHS AT ANDY HARDY
MICKEY ROONEY, LEWIS STONE, SARA HADEN
Returning from WWII, Andy returns home to resume college and get back to wooing his girl, but things begin to go awry.
(public domain films) 1946 BW 94 min
MADE FOR EACH OTHER
CAROLE LOMBARD, JAMES STEWART, CHARLES COBURN
Young lawyer marries woman after only knowing her for one day and together they contend with life's problems big and small.
(public domain films) 1939 93 min BW
MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM
FRANK SINATRA, ELEANOR PARKER, KIM NOVAK
Returning home from jail, ex-card dealer struggles to find a new livelihood and avoid slipping back into his addiction to heroin.
(public domain films) 1955 120 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
MEET JOHN DOE
GARY COOPER, BARBARA STANWYCK, EDWARD ARNOLD
A fired reporter prints a fake letter from a suicidal reader name John Doe which is so compelling the reporter is rehired and a man is also hired to impersonate the non-existant John Doe.
(public domain films) 1941 BW 122 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
MEET THE MAYOR
FRANK FAY, RUTH HALL, HALE HAMILTON
With an upcoming Mayoral race looming candidates woo the community's resident philosopher for an endorsement.
(public domain films) 1932 63 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
MILKY WAY, THE
HAROLD LLOYD, ADOLPHE MENJOU, VERREE TEASDALE
Through pure luck timid milk man knocks out a boxing champ in a local brawl and the fighter's manager sees an opportunity.
(public domain films) 1936 BW 89 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
MR. MOTO'S LAST WARNING
PETER LORRE, RICARDO CORTEZ, VIRGINIA FIELD
After a Mr. Moto impersonator is killed, the real Mr. Moto is set on a trail of wartime intrigue against the British Government.
(public domain films) 1939 BW 71 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
MR. WONG IN CHINATOWN
BORIS KARLOFF, MARJORIE REYNOLDS, GRANT WITHERS
A woman is killed by a poison dart in the front hall of a famous detective only having time to scrawl a cryptic clue.
(public domain films) 1939 BW 71 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
MUTINY
MARK STEVENS, ANGELA LANSBURY, PATRIC KNOWLES
Ship captain is commissioned to run the British blockade and pick up a gold shipment while the ship's crew plots to steal it.
(public domain films) 1952 77 min COL
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
MY FAVORITE BRUNETTE
BOB HOPE, DOROTHY LAMOUR, PETER LORRE
Baby photographer decides to investigate a mystery after he is mistakened for a private detective by a beautiful client.
(public domain films)
1945 87 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
MY MAN GODFREY
WILLIAM POWELL, CAROLE LOMBARD, ALICE BRADY
Rich, ditzy, socialite hires a vagrant to be the new family butler and begins to see there is more to him than a class distinction.
(public domain films) 1936 93 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
THE MYSTERIOUS MR. WONG
BELA LUGOSI, WALLACE FORD, ARLINE JUDGE
A reporter is kidnapped by the murderous Mr. Wong when the reporter begins to looks into a series of murders in Chinatown.
(public domain films) 1935 BW 60 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
NEVER WAVE AT A WAC
ROSALIND RUSSELL, PAUL DOUGLAS, MARIE WILSON
A divorced socialite decides to join the Army in hopes of being closer to her boyfriend Colonel and runs into problems.
(public domain films) 1952 BW 86 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
NIAGARA FALLS
MARJORIE WOODWORTH, TOM BROWN, ZASU PITTS
Two polar opposites are mistakenly taken a honeymoon couple having a spat on their way to Niagara Falls.
(public domain films) 1941 43 min BW
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NOTHING SACRED
CAROLE LOMBARD, FREDRIC MARCH
Hoodwinked by a hoax, newspaper reporter tries to redeem himself by reporting on a dying woman - whose not dying.
(public domain films) 1937 74 min COL
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
OF HUMAN BONDAGE
LESLIE HOWARD, BETTE DAVIS, FRANCES DEE
Sensitive club-footed man falls in love with an illiterate waitress who dumps him again and again as he studies to be a doctor.
(public domain films) 1934 83 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
PATTERNS
VAN HEFLIN, EVERETT SLOANE, ED BEGLEY
Hard-Ball corporate politics and ruthless competition between executives for control over a huge a huge industrial complex.
(public domain films) 1956 BW 84 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
PECK'S BAD BOY WITH THE CIRCUS
TOMMY KELLY, ANN GILLIS, EDGAR KENNEDY
Trouble-prone Billy Peck and his gang descend on a traveling circus that has just hit town, causing all sorts of problems.
(public domain films) 1938 BW 76min
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PERILS OF PAULINE
BETTY HUTTON, JOHN LUND, BILLY DE WOLFE
Woman working in a garment sweatshop gets the break of a lifetime and becomes major star of the movies.
(public domain films) 1947 COL 90 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN
VAN JOHNSON, CLAUDE RAINS, JIM BACKUS
Rats invade the town of Hamelin and a magical piper agrees to help, when the town refuses to pay, they soon live to regret it.
(public domain films) 1958 BW 87 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
QUICKSAND
MICKEY ROONEY, JEANNE CAGNEY, BARBARA BATES
Young man sinks deeper and deeper into a life of crime as he tries to pay back on his first crime - embezzling $20.00 from his boss.
(public domain films) 1950 BW 79 min
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RAIN
JOAN CRAWFORD, WALTER HUSTON, FRED HOWARD
Party girl quarantined on Pago Pago Island becomes the target for a missionary who wants to reform her.
(public domain films) 1932 97 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
RAGE OF PARIS
DANIELLE DARRIEUX, DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS JR
Jobless woman decides to snare a rich husband to end her financial woes but the potential groom's friend has suspicions.
(public domain films) 1938 BW 78 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
RIDING ON AIR
JOE E BROWN, GUY KIBBEE, FLORENCE RICE
Chicago reporter compete with female rival for scoop on a smuggling operation and hopes to capture her heart as well.
(public domain films) 1937 BW 68 min
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ROAD TO BALI
BING CROSBY, BOB HOPE, DOROTHY LAMOUR
Two song and dance men sign up as divers and go off to Bali where they find romance, treasure and some shady locals.
(public domain films) 1952 COL 91 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
ROYAL WEDDING
FRED ASTAIRE, JANE POWELL
Sibling dance act travels to London where each find romance. Famous scene of Fred Astaire dancing on walls and ceiling.
(public domain films) 1951 93 min COL
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
SECOND CHORUS
FRED ASTAIRE, PAULETTE GODDARD, ARTIE SHAW
Competitive trumpet players try to out do each other for a spot in top-rated orchestra and for the affections of the beautiful manager.
(public domain films) 1940 BW 84 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
SHOCK - STARRING VINCENT PRICE
VINCENT PRICE, LYNN BARI, FRANK LATIMORE
Psychiatrist places woman in his sanitarium after she recognizes him from the murder she witnessed from her window.
(public domain films) 1946 69 min BW
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SIN OF HAROLD DIDLEBOCK, THE
HAROLD LLOYD, JIMMY CONLIN, RUDY VALLEE
College football hero who winds up in a dead-end job twenty years later is fired from his job winds up in a bar where he tries the bartender's special concoction and spends the next 3 days figuring out what he did afterwards.
(public domain films) 1947 BW 89 min
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SMASH UP
SUSAN HAYWARD, LEE BOWMAN, EDDIE ALBERT
Fast-rising nightclub singer, interrupts her career to marry budding songwriter whose career takes off while she falls into alcoholism.
(public domain films) 1947 104 min BW
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SON OF MONTE CRISTO
LOUIS HAYWARD, JOAN BENNET, GEORGE SANDERS
Count undertakes to help a beautiful woman by posing as a foppish banker by day and a masked freedom fighter by night.
(public domain films) 1940 BW 105 min
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ST. BENNY THE DIP
DICK HAYMES, NINA FOCH, ROLAND YOUNG
To pull off a job, a gang of con artists disguise themselves as clerics who find that play acting in their religious role is having an effect on them.
(public domain films) 1951 BW 80 min
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STAGE DOOR CANTEEN
JUDITH ANDERSON, KENNY BAKER, TALLULAH BANKHEAD
Young soldier on furlough in New York City visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, a club that caters to soldiers, where he finds romance and meets many famous entertainers.
(public domain films) 1943 BW 132 min
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STAR IS BORN, A
JANET GAYNOR, FREDRIC MARCH, ADOLPHE MENJOU
Farm girl travels to Hollywood and with dreams of stardom, who then gets caught in the Hollywood glamour machine.
(public domain films) 1937 COL 111 min
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STRANGE LOVE OF MARTHA IVERS, THE
BARBARA STANWYCK, VAN HEFLIN, KIRK DOUGLAS
Man returns to his hometown to find two of his friends married to each other and suspicious of his motive in returning back home.
(public domain films) 1946 BW 119 min
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STRANGE WOMAN, THE
HEDY LAMARR, GEORGE SANDERS, LOUIS LOCKHART
Beautiful woman finds that she can get anything she wants from any man she meets and this carries through her marriage.
(public domain films) 1946 BW 99 min
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STRANGER, THE
EDWARD G. ROBINSON, LORETTA YOUNG, ORSON WELLES
Respected Professor has a secret past of horror that could come crashing down on him.
(public domain films) 1946 95 min BW
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SUDDENLY
FRANK SINATRA, STERLING HAYDEN, JAMES GLEASON
An "only slightly" psycho finds the house of a pacifist perfect for his attempt to assisinate the President of the U.S. in his motorcade.
(public domain films) 1954 BW 76 min
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SWING IT SAILOR
WALLACE FORD, RAY MAYER, ISABEL JEWELL
Pals compete for a woman's affections going so far as to get the other one sent to the brig on trumped up charges.
(public domain films) 1938 63 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
TARZAN THE FEARLESS
BUSTER CRABBE, JULIE BISHOP, E. ALLYN WARREN
Tarzan helps beautiful young daughter rescue her kidnapped father from the High Priest of Zar, and takes her back to his cave.
(public domain films) 1933 86 min BW
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THREE GUYS NAMED MIKE
JANE WYMAN, VAN JOHNSON, HOWARD KEEL
Mike the airline pilot, Mike the college professor and Mike the businessman discover they are romancing the same woman and turn to her to decide who will win her.
(public domain films) 1951 BW 90 min
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THREE HUSBANDS
EVE ARDEN, RUTH WARRICK, VANESSA BROWN
Before dying a playboy writes a letter to each of his poker buddies that he had an affair with their wives.
(public domain films) 1951 BW 78 min
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TILL THE CLOUDS ROLL BY
JUNE ALLYSON, LUCILLE BREMER, JUDY GARLAND
Biography of Broadway Show pioneer Jerome Kern with classic renditions of songs from his plays including "Showboat".
(public domain films) 1946 COL 136 min
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TIME OF YOUR LIFE, THE
JAMES CAGNEY, WILLIAM BENDIX, BRODERICK CRAWFORD
An enigmatic, barfly gently nudges a group of disparate characters towards their goals at the neighborhood bar.
(public domain films) 1948 101 min BW
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TOO MANY WOMEN
NEIL HAMILTON, JUNE LANG, JOYCE COMPTON
Couple secretly engaged but unable to marry due to financial problems deal with a fib that a rich uncle has left the potential groom a fortune.
(public domain films)1942 67 min BW
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VILLAIN STILL PURSUED HER, THE
BILLY GILBERT, ANITA LOUISE, MARGARET HAMILTON
An unscrupulous lawyer schemes to foreclose on a widow and daughter when the holder of the mortgage dies suddenly.
(public domain films) 1940 66 min BW
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
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WE'RE IN THE LEGION NOW
REGINALD DENNY, ESTHER RALSTON, VINCE BARNETT
Two petty criminals attempt to elude their enemies by joining the French Foreign Legion in this comical farce of film.
(public domain films) 1936 BW 55 min
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WHEN THE GIRLS TAKE OVER
ROBERT LOWERY, MARVIN MILLER, JACKIE COOGAN
The island of Hondo-Rica is threatened by a revolutionary who has now kidnapped a Prime Minister's daughter causing the Hondo women to come up with a rescue plan involving food, wine and pink jeeps.
(public domain films) 1962 BW 79 min
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WHISTLE STOP
GEORGE RAFT, AVA GARDNER, VICTOR MCLAGLEN
Beautiful young woman returns to her hometown with a mysterious and shady past to find her former love an alcoholic lazy slug.
(public domain films) 1946 BW 85 min
Public Domain Stock Footage Comedy Drama Feature Films
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