Public Domain Movies - Cartoons

Popeye for President

Classic cartoon, 1950s, popeye

Popeye and Bluto are both running for president. They are tied with exactly the same number of votes, but Miss Olive Oyl has yet to cast her ballot. Which candidate will be able to impress her the most and earn her precious vote?

Superman

Superman, animation

You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

Woody Woodpecker in Pantry Panic

woody the woodpecker, walter lantz, groundhog

Weatherby Groundhog predicts a cold winter and advises all the birds to fly south. But Woody Woodpecker decides to stay, and nearly starves. Animation by Alex Lovy and Lester Kline, story by Ben Hardaway and L.E. Elliott, music by Darrell Calker.

Betty Boop: Minnie The Moocher

Betty Boop, cartoon, Humor

Minnie the Moocher (1932) is a Betty Boop cartoon produced by Fleischer Studios and released by Paramount Pictures.[1]

The cartoon opens with a live action sequence of Cab Calloway and his orchestra performing an instrumental rendition of "St. James Infirmary". Then Betty Boop gets into a fight with her strict, Yiddish speaking, Jewish parents, runs away from home with her boyfriend Bimbo, and sings excerpts of the Harry Von Tilzer song "They Always Pick on Me" (1911) and the song "Mean to Me" (1929).

Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali Baba's Forty Thieves

popeye, Classic cartoon, 1930s

The classic Arabian adventure, adapted for Popeye and Olive Oyl. Cartoon originally produced in 1937 by Fleischer Studios, now in the public domain. More information is available from the Wikipedia article here.

Popeye the Sailor meets Sinbad the Sailor

Classic cartoon, popeye, 1930s

The classic tale of Sinbad the Sailor, adapted for Popeye and Olive. Featuring memorable appearances by Wimpy, Olive, and the singing two-headed monster. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page. More information is available from the Wikipedia article here.

Superman: The Mechanical Monsters

Superman, robot, action comics

A mad scientist unleashes robots to rob banks and loot museums. Superman saves the day. Animation by Steve Muffati and George Germanetti. Music by Sammy Timberg. Produced in 1941.

Patriotic Popeye

popeye, Paramount, Cartoon

Popeye's nephews want to play with fireworks on July 4th, but Popeye tries to dissuade them. They manage to light some off and get into trouble. Popeye saves the day. Animation by Tom Johnson and Frank Endres. Story by Caryl Meyer. Music by Winston Sharples. Produced in 1957.

Mighty Mouse: Wolf! Wolf!

mighty mouse, wily wolf, little bo peep

Little Bo Peep and her free-range sheep are threatened when Wily and Jazzy wolves attempt to capture them. But Mighty Mouse saves the day.

Betty Boop: Snow White

Betty Boop, cartoon, Humor

Memorable rendition of "St James Infirmary" by Cab Calloway

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