Public Domain Movies

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1916)
Running Time: 99 mins Black & White

Captain Nemo has built a fantastic submarine for his mission of revenge. He has traveled over 20,000 leagues in search of Charles Denver - a man who caused the death of Princess Daaker. Early version of the Verne classic has a team of Civil War-era Americans investigating reports of a sea monster, which is really a submarine commanded by Captain Nemo. Nemo is seeking revenge on an English adventurer who caused the death of his wife and the disappearance of his daughter.

Lost World, The (1925)
Running Time: 69 mins Black & White
Starring: Wallace Beery, Bessie Love, Lewis Stone.
Conan Doyle's expedition to a time-forgotten land overrun by prehistoric monsters. Created by Willis O'Brien.

Metropolis (1927)
Running Time: 119 mins Black & White

Lang's conclusive masterpiece of futuristic fantasy depicts life in the year 2000, as a member of the idle ruling class goes underground to see how the dehumanized working class gets along. Excellent, ahead-of-its-time, Sci-Fi/Fantasy film that defined a genre. Produced by Erich Pommer. English titles. Dir. Fritz Lang.