Public Domain Movies - Drama & Romance

Exposure 1932

dramas, newspapers, scandal sheets, pre code, Lila Lee, Walter Dyron, Tully Marshall

A hotshot reporter saves a failing newspaper while personally fighting alcoholism. Directed by Norman Hudson. Released in 1932. Possibly a 2nd-release edit

Wrong Road, The

crime, Romance

Taken from IMDB: A young married couple whose plans for their life together haven't turned out as expected decide to rob the bank where the husband works of $100,000, then hide the money in a safe place and return for it after they serve out their sentences. All goes according to plan until they get out of prison, when they find that they're being trailed by an insurance investigator and the husband's old cellmate, who has decided that he wants a cut of the money.

Gamblers Choice

romance, crime, Drama

Taken from IMDB: The professional gambler Ross Hadley is the owner of a posh gaming establishment in the heart of New York. Hadley's main antagonist is his childhood friend Mike McGlennon. McGlennon, now a police lieutenant, is determined to stop the gambling activities of Hadley. Hadley's and McGlennnon's relationship becomes more complex, when they notice, that they both are in love with the attractive Mary Hayes. Mary sings in nightclubs under the stage name 'Vi Parker'.

Suddenly___1954

Frank Sinatra, James Gleason, Sterling Hayden, Nancy Gates, president, Drama, assassinate, plot, FBI, secret service, treasury department, suddenly, gradually, small town

Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden, and James Gleason star in this story about a plot to assassinate the President of the United States. Good drama, well acted... Spoiler alert: the good guys win, and the bad guys lose. The video is pretty sharp; and I cleaned up the audio. Good show. Written by Richard Sale; and directed by Lewis Allen.

Parole Inc.

crime, drama

Taken from IMDB:When several notorious criminals are unjustifiably released on parole, the Federal Government smells a rat and sends ace agent Richard Hendricks to investigate. Hendricks infiltrates the gang, responsible for the parole racket by posing as a much-wanted convict Rick Carson. However, the wily Barney Rodescu, who is the brain behind the racket, soon finds out Carson's true identity. Carson's life is now in grave danger.

The Road to Ruin

Drama

Drama

Mothers, warn your daughters! A young party girl gets involved with booze, drugs and men, and gets pregnant, with disastrous results.

Big Town After Dark

William C. Thomas, 1940s, Film Noir Full Movies, film noir, Drama, crime, classics, mystery, Thrillers, black & white, FN01R

Big Town After Dark is a 1947 American film noir drama film directed by William C. Thomas and written by Whitman Chambers. The film stars Phillip Reed, Hillary Brooke, Richard Travis, Ann Gillis, Vince Barnett, Joe Sawyer and Robert Kent.

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