Public Domain Movies

Keystone Cops - Wife And Auto Trouble (1916)
Running Time: 15 mins Black & White
Starring: William Collier, Sr., Blanche Payson, Mae Busch
A mild mannered man's trials and problems with his domineering wife and mother-in-law result in complications with the law. The henpecked husband sneaks off with the family Ford so he can entertain his stenographer. Meanwhile, the wife and her mother believe that it was stolen. This results in a typical Keystone chase, with the Kops in frantic pursuit, which ends in inevitable wreck. The husband insists on going to jail than going home to his quarrelsome wife. FUN SHORT!

Keystone Cops Bangville Police (1913)
Running Time: 8 mins Black & White
Starring: Mabel Normand, Nick Cogley, Dot Farley, Edgar Kennedy
At a farm near Bangville, a daughter spots strangers in a barn. She quickly rushes to the house and phones the police. The cops engage in a haphazard rush across the countryside to get there on time. Oh Beautiful Mabel!

Keystone Cops Her Painted Hero (1915)
Running Time: 20 mins Black & White
Starring: Hale Hamilton, Charles Murray, Slim Summerville
Vaudeville monologist Hamilton starrs in this two-reeler. He plays a ham actor in a third-rate stock company, while Polly Moran steals the picture as the sweetheart of the troupe's gangly prop man played by Summerville. Marching to the altar with Summerville, Moran is suddenly lovestruck by wedding guest Hamilton. She deserts her fiance and embarks upon a stage career. The rest of the film is a travesty of a serious stage melodrama, where everything goes wrong because of Summerville's jealous sabotage.

Keystone Cops Love, Speed And Thrills (1915)
Running Time: 13 mins Black & White
Starring: Mack Swain, Minta Durfee, Chester Conklin
After Conklin aka Walrus has been shot, Ambrose, played by Swain, takes him into his house. Ambrose leaves after witnessing Walrus flirting with his wife. The two lovebirds run away. The cops, along with Ambrose, are on the hunt for Walrus. There are several laughs throughout the short running time, especially scenes of Walrus revealing his affections for the wife and the climax on the bridge.