Public Domain Movies released in 1933

The Ghoul is a 1933 British Horror film starring Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke, Ernest Thesiger and Ralph Richardson, whose debut film this was. The plot centres around a Professor (Karloff) who is to be buried with an Egyptian jewel in order to attain eternal life. When the jewel is stolen by his servant, the professor rises from the dead to reclaim it. The film, based on the play and novel by Dr. Frank King and Leonard J. Hines, was once considered to be a lost film since the original nitrate negative had succumbed to decomposition and no prints of the film were known to exist.

A boxing movie.

The World Gone Mad is a 1933 drama/horror film which pits the district attorney's office against crooks defrauding a corporation from within, unbeknownst to the company's owner. This film is in the public domain.

A charming movie and one of the first soundies with great Lillian Gish See details here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024122/ I've used http://www.archive.org/details/his_double_life as a source and did the following: - trimmed it of 1/2 hour of the dead air in the end thus making the original 3Gb file smaller - compressed it using DivX codec thus making it even more small - normalized the sound (which originally was too low for some reason) - created and added Russian subtitles a

Philo Vance interrupts a trip to Italy to investigate the murder of a fellow dog fancier. Stars: William Powell, Mary Astor, Eugene Pallette, Ralph Morgan, and Robert McWade IMDb Page this movie can also be found here.

From The Public Domain Movie Database: Betty travels to an invention show just full of crazy inventions. Betty and her friends demonstrate various doodads and gadgets.

When the wealthy Wall Street businessman Chester Hamilton (Sidney Blackmer) is arrested for missing the payment of due alimonies to his ex-wife, he finds his butler Oswald Groggs (Charles Ruggles) in the jail arrested for the same motive. Chester gives 2,500.00 $ to Oswald to pay his debts, but the butler gives only part of the money to his ex-wife and travels to the seashore on vacation pretending to be the wealthy "Sir" Oswald Groggs.

First, a pair of blissful honeymooners traveling by train. Then, a year later, the same coach carrying the man to his place of execution. Although it seems hopeless, there are two wild cards on board: the man's wife and a terminally ill reporter. (The source DVD was somewhat botched. I'm guessing that the video had been rescaled vertically without allowing for interlacing.)

The city of Kleinschloss is infected with a dark scourge from the past. A Legion of bloodsucking creatures who can assume human form have returned to prey upon the unsuspecting citizens. Detective Karl Brettschneider begins investigating numerous gory deaths at the request of the burgomaster. Despite the obvious evidence, he refuses to accept the existence of vampiric human bats, but soon their existence proves all too real.

A man falls to his death from the balcony of his penthouse apartment. Two reporters fighting over the scoop start to uncover a sinister plot. You can find out more about this film on its IMDB page.

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