Public Domain Movies released in 1937

Shanghai, 1935. The beautiful young girl Xiao Hong is a singer at a teahouse. She falls in love with her neighbor, a handsome young musician called Xiao Chen. Their windows face each other, and Xiao Chen often entertains Xiao Hong with magic tricks through the window. When Xiao Hong discovers that her boss indends to sell her to a rich teahouse customer who has taken a liking to her, Xiao Chen and his eccentric bunch of friends do all they can to stop it. Subtitles:

Plot taken from IMDb: Betty Boop campaigns for Grampy for Mayor; he wins by one vote, but finds politics is no picnic. Urban renewal is parodied.

A man on the run from a murder charge enlists a beautiful stranger who must put herself at risk for his cause.

The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film.

A Max Fleischer "Color Classic" cartoon. The original title was "Animal Orchestra", and that's what it's all about. The copy ís slightly reddish, but is still watchable. The animators draft for this cartoon is published here: http://www.cartoonresearch.com/draft1.html

You can find more information regarding this film on it's IMDB pages

From The Public Domain Movie Database: Wiffle Waffle proposes to Betty Boop, but she tells him that she wants to marry a "bronco busting" cowboy. He heads off to a dude ranch to learn how to become a real cowboy.

In 1937, actual airplane pilot Dick Merrill become famous for being the first pilot to make a commercial transatlantic roundtrip flight. Momogram Pictures, capitalizing on Merrill's celebrity status, quickly created the fictional film ATLANTIC FLIGHT where Merrill plays himself as a pilot crossing the Atlantic with a medical serum that can save his friend's life. The film used real footage from Merrill's own stormy Atlantic crossing.

Plot taken from IMDb: Betty Boop campaigns for Grampy for Mayor. He wins by one vote, but finds politics is no picnic. Urban renewal is parodied.

Cappy Ricks returns home after a long sea voyage and finds his daughter is about to marry an idiotic whelp whose mother has taken over his home and business.

Classic Fleischer Studios Technicolor Popeye cartoon from 1937. This is the better copy John_boy asked for back in 2005. This copy has the original Paramount mountain logo opening and closing the cartoon. Probably taken from the Paramount fully-restored re-release of the cartoon. Public domain.

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