Public Domain Movies

Again Pioneers (1950)
Running Time: 72 mins Black & White
Starring: Colleen Townsend, Tom Powers, Sarah Padden
This spiritually-themed drama concerns a poor family who move into a wealthy town and suffer from harassment at the hands of their arrogant, upscale neighbors.

Babes In Toyland (1961)
Running Time: 105 mins Black & White
Starring: Ray Bolger
Babes In Toyland is Walt Disney's first live action musical. Taken from the Victor Herbert operetta, the evil landlord Barnaby (Ray Bolger) is out to eliminate Tom (Tommy Sands) in order to marry Mary (Annette Funnicello). Tom is driven to the land of no return and presumably killed. Barnaby's henchmen sell Tom to the gypsies, pocket the money and pretend to have murdered the lovestruck victim. A kindly toymaker (Ed Wynn) loses his shop in an explosion, with Tom and Mary coming to his aid. Barnaby faces off for a battle against an army of wooden soldiers that is magically brought to life. Songs and dance are prominent throughout the story.

Barnaby and Me (1985)
Running Time: 90 mins Color
Starring: Sid Caesar, Juliet Mills
Family comedy set in Australia about an American comedian/con man (Caesar) who falls for a lovely lady (Mills) whitha cute daughter and and even cuter koala bear.

Beyond Christmas (1940)
Running Time: 84 mins Black & White
Starring: Harry Carey, C. Aubrey Smith, Charles Winninger
The ghosts of three elderly industrialists killed in an airplane crash return to Earth to help reunite a young couple whom they initially brought together.

Blades of Courage (1987)
Running Time: 98 mins Color

Fascinating behind the scenes look at high pressure, fiercely competitive world of Olympic figure skating. Lori, a talented ambitious teenager battles her way into the big time world of Olympic ice and comes up against an unscrupulous coach. When she succumbs to the stresses of mercilesss training and personal betrayal, her career is nearly destroyed until she resolves to fight her way back.

Blue Fire Lady (1983)
Running Time: 96 mins Color

Family drama about young girl who leaves the farm to train horses at a racetrack. S he develops a strong bond with a foal named Blue Fire Lady, but the realities of the racing world threated their affectionate relationship

Borrowers, The (1973)
Running Time: 81 mins Color
Starring: Eddie Albert, Tammy Grimes, Dame Judith Anderson, Karen Pearson
Fans of the 1970s cartoon series The Littles may enjoy its live-action spiritual ancestor The Borrowers. Dennis Larson plays an eight-year-old boy living in Victorian England. While exploring his aunt's (Dame Judith Anderson) mansion, Larson peeks under the floorboards...and what should he see but a family of inches-high humans (Eddie Albert, Tammy Grimes, Karen Pearson), who survive by "borrowing" bits and pieces from the Big People. Discovered, the Borrowers scramble to avoid being captured and displayed as curiosities. First telecast December 14, 1973, The Borrowers was based on the novel by Mary Norton (of Bedknobs and Broomsticks fame).

Children of the Wild (1939)
Running Time: 65 mins Black & White
Starring: Patsy Moran
A community of animals living in peaceful harmony in the Rockies led by Fang, a gallant dog.

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Cougar (1984)
Running Time: 70 mins Color

Flash flood seeps a boy and his sister onto an island in the Missiippie River, where they are trapped with a cougar and her newborn cubs. In an effort to escape from the island, they find themselves menaced by two ruthless rivermen. Well-made family adventure based on the novel "An American Ghost"

Cry Of The Penguins (1971)
Running Time: 101 mins Color
Starring: Hayley Mills, David McCallum
Womanizing biologist studies life in colony of penguins.

Curley (1947)
Running Time: 50 mins Color
Starring: Frances Rafferty, Larry Olsen
When the neighborhood handyman, Dan (Whitford Kane) is falsely accused of murder, a group of kids set out to prove his innocence. When their investigation leads them into the spooky, old house of the deceased, the kids run into all kinds of wacky mishaps.

Don't Change My World (1983)
Running Time: 89 mins Color
Starring: Ben Jones, Roy Tatum
When woodland animals and their habitat are threatened by a destructive development, it is up to a concerned photographer to help protect them.

George (1970)
Starring: Marshall Thompson, Jack Mullaney

Hideaways, The (1973)
Running Time: 105 mins Color
Starring: Ingrid Bergman
After two children spend a week living in secrecy in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, they become so taken with a sculpture that they set out to find the artist (Ingrid Bergman) who created it. Originally released as From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler.

Lassie's Great Adventure (1963)
Running Time: ## mins Color
Starring: June Lockhart Jon Provost

Law Of The Wolf (1941)
Running Time: 55 mins Black & White
Starring: Rin-Tin-Tin, George Cheseboro, Steve Clark, Robert Frazer, Jack Ingram, Denis Moore
A saboteur who tampered with an experimental aeronautics device is pursued by a man and his dog in this tale of adventure and intrigue from director Raymond K. Johnson.

Lil Scratch (1972)

Story of a little bear.

Little Men (1940)
Running Time: 84 mins Black & White
Starring: Kay Francis, Jack Oakie, George Bancroft, James Lydon.
Group of youngsters are taught about life in a small, caring school. Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott.

Little Red Schoolhouse (1936)
Running Time: 64 mins Black & White
Starring: Junior Coghlan, Dickie Moore, Lloyd Hughes, Ann Doran.
Teenage student leaves for the big city, gets mixed up with a gang of delinquents, and winds up in reform school. His sister and the schoolteacher she loves must set him straight. Dir. Charles Lamont.

Magic Weaver, The (1965)
Running Time: ## mins Color
Starring: Mikhail Kuznetsov

Missouri Traveler, The (1958)
Running Time: 105 mins Color
Starring: Brandon De Wilde, Lee Marvin, Gary Merrill, Mary Hosford, Paul Ford
15-year-old orphan Biarn Turner (De Wilde) struggles to survive in the rural South in the 1910's. He arrives in a small town where crusty small-town newspaper editor Doyle Magee (Merrill) decides to take the boy in and give him a chance at a regular life. Wealthy local farmer Tobias Brown (Marvin) also takes an interest in Biarn's future, but treats the young man cruelly, masking Tobias' real hidden feelings of affection and genuine concern. Biarn also proves his worth by training racehorses for the climactic annual horse race.

Old Swimmin' Hole, The (1940)
Running Time: 75 mins Black & White
Starring: Marcia Mae Jones, Jackie Moran and Leatrice Joy
A warm hearted movie about life in a small rural town. A young man dreams of becoming a doctor and practices on patching up small sick little animals. Along the way he helps solve some town problems.

One Wish Too Many (1956)
Running Time: 75 mins Black & White
Starring: Anthony Richmond, Rosalin Gourgey
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Paco (1976)
Running Time: 97 mins Color
Starring: Jose Ferrer, Pernell Roberts
Paco is an orphaned Colombian boy who leaves the family farm to search for his uncle in the big big city. When he gets to the city, he discovers his uncle is running a gang of young jewel thieves.

Peck's Bad Boy With The Circus (1938)
Running Time: 67 mins Black & White
Starring: Tommy Kelly, Ann Gillis, Edgar Kennedy, Spanky McFarland, Billy Gilbert, Wade Boteler.
Mischievous young Peck must save the career of a circus performer, while trying to make it to summer camp in time to thwart his nemesis at an obstacle course. Dir. Sam Wood.

Pickle Goes In The Middle, The (1973)
Running Time: 70 mins Color
Starring: Charlie Dell
A foreigner's (Charlie Dell) search for family jewels leads him to a mob-run hamburger chain.

Poco, Little Dog Lost (1977)
Running Time: 88 mins Color
Starring: Chill Wills, Clint Richie
It looks like the end of the line for Poco and Kim when they are separated following a car accident. Poco's relentless search takes him through the desert. Bravely facing the odds, Poco encounters many dangers, and makes some new friends.

Proud Rebel, The (1958)
Running Time: 103 mins Color
Starring: Alan Ladd, Olivia DeHaviland, Dean Jagger
In this warm-hearted drama that is set after the end of the Civil War, a tough former soldier (Alan Ladd) embarks upon a desperate search for a doctor capable of teaching his silent son (Ladd's 11-year-old son David) to speak.

Reg'lar Fellers (1941)
Running Time: 66 mins Black & White
Starring: Carl Alfalfa Switzer, Billy Lee, Janet Dempsey, Roscoe Ates.
Based on the popular comic strip, a gang of youngsters save a town and soften the heart of a kid-hating grandmother.

Return of Rin Tin Tin (1947)
Starring: Donald Woods, Robert Blake, Rin Tin Tin
HE'S BACK! the most human heart-warming picture in years!

Rhubarb (1951)
Running Time: 94 mins Black & White
Starring: Ray Milland, Jan Sterling, Gene Lockhart
In this lively comedy, a baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons, are utterly appalled to discover that their recently deceased, and highly eccentric millionaire owner has bequeathed them to a tough old alley cat. Mayhem, romance, a kidnapping, and plenty of sneezing ensue before the Loons play their big game.

Sandy The Seal (1969)
Running Time: 70 mins Color
Starring: Heinz Drache, Marianne Koch
Directed by Robert Lynn. Story of a family who cars for a seal that has been shot. Disney-type family feature.

Seven Dwarfs To The Rescue (1955)
Running Time: 84 mins Black & White
Starring: Rossana Podesta, George Marchall
I sette nani alla riscossa, internationally released as The Seven Dwarfs to the Rescue in 1965, is a 1951 Italian fantasy-comedy film directed by Paolo W. Tamburella.

Silence (1974)
Running Time: 88 mins Color
Starring: Will Geer, Ellen Geer, Richard Kelton, Ian Geer Glanders, Craig Kelly
Barbara and Al adopt Eric, who is deaf and mute, and take him camping in Santa Cruz Mountains of California. Eric becomes lost and is found by a hermit named Crazy Jack, who teaches him how to survive in the woods.

Sticking Together (1978)
Running Time: 74 mins Color
Starring: Clu Gulager, Sean Thomas Roche, Lori Walsh
This made-for-TV movie stars Clu Gulager as Cuda Weber, a seafaring loner who has settled down to the life of a beachcomber on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Weber's carefree, rootless existence is considerably altered when he finds himself in charge of five feisty orphan kids from the MacKenzie clan. Actually, Cuda's guardianship is entirely involuntary; it could be said that the MacKenzie children adopted him, rather than the other way around. Originally telecast April 14, 1978, Stickin' Together was the pilot film for what ultimately emerged as the short-lived TV series The MacKenzies of Paradise Cove, which also starred Clu Gulager and featured most of the movie's supporting cast.

Summerdog (1977)
Running Time: 90 mins Color
Starring: James Congdon
In this heart-tugging kids movie, a vacationing family finds an abandoned mutt and kindly decide to name him Hobo and take him to their home in the big city. When their wicked landlord finds out about the pooch, he threatens to boot them out. Fortunately, Hobo helps to prove that the landlord isn't quite what he seems and manages to protect his newly adopted family.

Three Is A Family (1944)
Running Time: 75 mins Black & White
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Toby McTeague (1987)
Running Time: 94 mins Color

Action packed drama set in beautiful frozen north of the Alaskan wilderness. Toby, the teenage son of a bush pilot, is a champion dogsled racer and Siberian Husky breeder. Toby's dad crashes his plane in a remote area and Toby and his dogs confront the elements and a pack of hungry wolves to save him. Toby then takes his father's place in a big dogsled race. Lots of thrilling action and a socko finish to a great family film.

Where's Willie (1978)
Running Time: 91 mins Color
Starring: Guy Madison, Henry Darrow
In this comedy, young Willie alarms the members of his small town when he shows off his computer-programming genius.

White Fang (1973)
Running Time: 102 mins Color
Starring: Franco Nero, Harry Carey Jr, Virna Lisi
The wolf dog, White Fang, aids a reporter, a fur trapper, a nun, a young Eskimo boy and his father of ridding a gold mining town of a sleazy crime lord in 1896 Yukon, Canada.

White Fang & The Hunter (1975)
Running Time: 87 mins Color
Starring: Robert Wood
A dog sled driver and a drunk join forces to protect a girl and her farm from an evil land baron.