Public Domain Movies - Cartoons

Flip The Frog - Fiddlesticks

animation, cartoon, FLIP, FROG, Iwerks

The following concise, informative description was taken from http://en.wikipedia.org: Flip the Frog was Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's first sound cartoon. It is about a happy-go-lucky, needy frog, named Flip the Frog. This cartoon was created by Ub Iwerks in 1930. He had drawn a frog and his girlfriend in "Night'", one of the last Silly Symphonies short films he drew while working for Walt Disney. After leaving Disney, Ub Iwerks began the Flip cartoon series with the help of Pat Powers.

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?

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.

Betty Boop: Snow White

Betty Boop, cartoon, Humor

Memorable rendition of "St James Infirmary" by Cab Calloway

A Bosko Cartoon Collection

Hugh Harman and Rudy Ising, Bosko, looney tunes

Bosko is an animated cartoon character created by Hugh Harman and Rudy Ising in 1927 and the first recurring character in the Leon Schlesinger cartoon series Looney Tunes. "Although Harman and Ising based Bosko's looks on Felix the Cat, Bosko, like Mickey, got his personality from the blackface characters of the minstrel and vaudeville shows popular in the 1930s. Whereas Disney masked Mickey by making him a mouse, Harman and Ising made Bosko a genuine black boy.

Superman: Electric Earthquake

Superman, lois lane, action comics

A mad scientist attempts to blow up Manhattan. Lois Lane investigates and Superman saves the day. Animation by Steve Muffati and Arnold Gillespie, story by Seymour Kneitel and Isadore Sparber, music by Sammy Timberg. Produced in 1942.

Popeye: Gopher Spinach

popeye, Famous Studios

From The Public Domain Movie Database: Popeye tries to rid his garden of a gopher, in the end the gopher saves Popeye from a bull.

Superman: Eleventh Hour

Superman, Max Fleischer, Japan

Superman is responsible for several acts of sabotage at the Yokohama Navy Yard in Japan. Lois Lane is held hostage but Superman saves the day. Animation by William Bowsky and William Henning. Music by Sammy Timberg. Produced in 1942.

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