Public Domain Movies released in 1938

Schoolteacher in a rural community campaigns to stop the practice of older men marrying young, underage girls.

A prosecuting attorney treats every homicide case as first degree murder and uses miniature replicas of human skulls to tally the death sentences that he garners. Then he himself is beset by the urge to murder. An above-average public domain film from Universal Pictures.

A misogynistic sea captain (Harry Carey) learns that a woman on the lam has stowed away on his ship.

An aging actor (Adolphe Menjou), trying to make a comeback on Broadway, is surprised when his estranged daughter (Andrea Leeds) shows up. It seems that she is an actress and is also trying to make it on Broadway. He tries to re-establish his relationship with her while also trying to hide the fact that she is his daughter from the press.

From IMDb: A ruthless but clever gangster who knows every loophole in the law has the tables turned by a dedicated District Attorney and his assistant. Stars: Anne Nagel and Robert Kent This movie can also be found here and here.

A pampered, snobbish young boy is sent by his father who has served time in prison for a crime he did not commit.

Taken from IMDB: Ben Wade and his partner Frosty return to Bellounds' ranch where twenty years earlier Wade was wanted for murder

Classic police vs. racketeers movie.

"Algiers" is a romantic mystery starring Charles Boyer and Hedy Lamarr. It's a 1938 Hollywood remake of the 1937 French film "Pepe le Moko" with Jean Gabin. Pepe (Boyer) is a notorious thief who has escaped from France and hides in the Casbah of Algiers. The French officials are after him, but he is protected by the local police. Boyer and Lamarr are attractive, and in one scene Boyer sings "C'est la vie" to his neighbours. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algiers_%28film%29

Taken from IMDB: A fur trader guides a writer and her animals to safety in the Yukon territory when wolves are about to attack.

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