Public Domain Movies - Cartoons

Why Play Leap Frog?

animation, John Sutherland, business

One of the animated series from the Extension Department of Harding College, and produced by John Sutherland, Why Play Leap Frog illustrates how the cost of production, overhead, the processing of raw materials, and labor combine to create the overall cost of a product.

Working Dollars

Animation, John Sutherland, Business, New York Stock Exchange

Mr. Finchly has just gotten a 60 dollar raise and wants to figure out the best way to invest it. Produced by John Sutherland for the New York Stock Exchange

Felix The Cat

felix the cat

This version is a derivative of the Internet Archive OGV video with the sound removed by Sookietex on 2011-04-02. The sound added at a later date was most likely not in the public domain. This media file is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1978 were copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years.

Felix The Cat

felix the cat

This version is a derivative of the Internet Archive OGV video with the sound removed by 84user on 2009-12-08. The sound added at a later date was most likely not in the public domain. This media file is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1978 were copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years.

Spring


Spring is a short 7 minute computer animated film, released in April 2019 about a young shepard and her dog confronting ancient spirits. Created by the Blender Institute which is part of the Blender Foundation. The purpose of creating the film was to test Blender 2.8's capabilities before its official release. Like the Blender Animation Studios' other previous films, the film was made using Blender, a free and open source software application for animation, created and supported by the Blender Foundation.

Freddy the Freshman


Freddy the Freshman is a 1932 animated short film, directed by Rudolph Ising for Harman-Ising Pictures as part of Warner Bros.' Merrie Melodies series.

Bosko - Box Car Blues


A public-domain Bosko cartoon about a runaway boxcar.
Credits

Directed by
Hugh Harman (uncredited)
Rudolf Ising (uncredited)

Produced by
Hugh Harman .... producer
Rudolf Ising .... producer
Leon Schlesinger .... associate producer

Original Music by
Frank Marsales

Sound Department
Bernard B. Brown .... sound recordist (uncredited)

Animation Department
Rollin Hamilton .... animator
Carman Maxwell .... animator (as Max Maxwell)

Production Companies

Leon Schlesinger Studios

Daffy Duck And The Dinosaur


Daffy Duck and the Dinosaur is a 1939 Merrie Melodies animated cartoon short directed by Chuck Jones and produced by Leon Schlesinger Productions for Warner Bros. Pictures. The cartoon is notably the first Daffy Duck cartoon directed by Jones. Daffy Duck and the Dinosaur is set in the Stone Age and features Daffy Duck, a caveman named Casper (a caricature of Jack Benny), and his pet Apatosaurus, Fido. As usual, Mel Blanc provides the voice of Daffy here, while Casper is performed by Jack Lescoulie. This is the last cartoon with the Vitaphone intro.

Lady, Play Your Mandolin!


Lady, Play Your Mandolin! was the first Warner Bros. Merrie Melodies cartoon, directed by Rudolf Ising of Harman and Ising. It was originally released in August 1931.

Dover Boys at Pimento University


Tom, Dick, and Larry, also known as The Dover Boys of Pimento
University, rescue their fiancée, Dainty Dora Standpipe, from Dan
Backslide.

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