Public Domain Movies - Drama & Romance

Juke Joint

comedy, Drama

Hitch-hiking conmen Bad News Johnson (Spencer Williams) and July Jones arrive in a Midwestern small town with a capital of 25 cents. Taking a room with Mama Lou (Inez Newell), whose daughter (Melody Duncan) is entered in a local beauty contest, they pose as Hollywood actors who can train Honey Dew in stagecraft. Meanwhile, Mama's other daughter Florida (Katherine Moore) prepares to elope to Chicago with Johnny (Howard Galloway), owner of the Juke Joint...where, after a jitterbug contest, Mama herself takes a hand

Angel and the Badman iPod version

Western, Romance, John Wayne

John Wayne plays Quirt Evans, a gunslinger with a nasty rep who is injured and nursed back to health by a Quaker family.

Boys' Reformatory

crime, drama

A tough street kid (Frankie Darro) takes the rap for a burglary committed by the son (Frank Coghlan Jr.) of his foster family and is sent to a boys reformatory, where the inmates are under the thumb of corrupt guards and a brutal prison doctor (Grant Withers).

She Shoulda Said 'No'!

Drama

A chorus girl's (Lila Leeds) career is ruined and her brother (David Holt) is driven to suicide when she starts smoking marijuana.

The Conquering Power

drama, Silent

From the Wikipedia entry for "The Conquering Power": The_Conquering_Power.jpg "The Conquering Power is a silent film made in 1921, directed by Rex Ingram and starring Rudolph Valentino, Alice Terry, and Ralph Lewis.

Tol'able David

Silent, drama

Silent (no soundtrack) From the Wikipedia entry for "Tol'able David": 220px-Tol%27able_David-Poster.JPG "Tol'able David is a 1921 American silent film based on the Joseph Hergesheimer short story.

American Aristocracy

Silent, Adventure, Comedy, drama, Douglas Fairbanks

A young man (Douglas Fairbanks) fights to overcome a piratical arms smuggler and to win the heart of a rich man's daughter.

Drift Fence

Western, romance, Buster Crabbe

Jim Traft (Benny Baker) gets rodeo champ Travis (Tom Keene) to take his place as the new owner of a ranch having trouble with rustlers. To stop the rustling Travis and his men build a drift fence. Out to stop them is Clay Jackson (Stanley Andrews) and his men led by Slinger Dunn (Buster Crabbe).

The Roaring Road

Silent, Comedy, drama

A young man (Wallace Reid) pursues a young lady (Ann Little) with the same energy he applies to his other obsession in life, auto racing.

Terror Island

harry houdini, silent film, paramount pictures, mystery, realart, magician, illusionist, island, escape, escapist, Drama, Action

A man is held captive by island natives who believe that his daughter has stolen a pearl belonging to their idol. This is a five reel truncated 1922 Realart print of the Houdini mystery missing a large chunk from the middle of this originally seven reel production.

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