Public Domain Movies - Cartoons

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

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.

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.

The Impatient Patient


Singing-telegram delivery boy Daffy Duck catches the hiccups and must deliver a message to the evil abode of mad scientist Dr. Jerkle, another in the many Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde parodies. He decides to try and kill two birds with one stone and ask the doctor to cure him, but Dr. Jerkle drinks a potion that turns him into a frightening monster named "Chloe," to whom Daffy's message was originally intended. When Daffy is ultimately trapped in the house with the goofy but threatening Mr.

Flip The Frog - Little Orphan Willie


Little Orphan Willie 1930 Flip The Frog Sound Cartoon by Ub Iwerks

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.

The Booze Hangs High


The Booze Hangs High released in 1930, is the fourth title in the Looney Tunes series and features Bosko, Warner Bros.' first cartoon character. When this cartoon aired on Nickelodeon, the part where the father pig regurgitates a corncob, flicks off the one kernel that remains on it, and puts it back into his stomach through a trapdoor was cut. This cartoon references Plane Crazy (a Mickey Mouse cartoon) and Song of the Flame (a musical operetta film). The latter features a song titled The Goose Hangs High from which this short gets its name. -From Wikipedia

A Tale Of Two Kitties


A Tale of Two Kitties is an American Merrie Melodies cartoon, released in 1942, notable for the first appearance of a flesh colored canary, who would come to be known as Tweety. It was directed by Bob Clampett, written by Warren Foster, and features music by Carl W. Stalling. It was also the first appearance of Babbit and Catstello, based on the popular comedy duo Abbott and Costello. The title is an obvious pun on the Charles Dickens classic, A Tale of Two Cities.

[Looney Tunes] Daffy - The Commando


Original description: "Public domain Looney Tunes cartoon featuring Daffy fighting the Nazis."

Hold Anything


Hold Anything was the third short in the Looney Tunes series from Warner Bros., released to theaters in November 1930. Featuring Bosko (the star of Looney Tunes shorts of that time), it was loosely based on the lost film Hold Everything, one of whose songs, "Don't Hold Everything," features prominently in the cartoon. It was directed by Hugh Harman and Rudolph Ising, and animated by Isadore "Friz" Freleng and Norman Blackburn.

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