Public Domain Movies released in 1940

The year is 1854. Robert E. Lee is Superintendent of West Point, where J.E.B. Stuart (Errol Flynn) and George A. Custer (Ronald Reagan) are classmates. In the dormitory, one of the cadets (Van Heflin) reads aloud the secession-promoting pamphlets of abolitionist John Brown. At graduation, the address is given by Secretary of War Jefferson Davis. J.E.B. Stuart and Custer are assigned to the 2nd Cavalry in the Kansas territory, where they have to deal with John Brown.

Three ghosts try to help two young lovers whom they knew when alive in this Christmas classic. IMDb

Easterner Madeline Hammond (Jo Ann Sayers) has decided to buy a cattle ranch not knowing that there is an ammunition smuggling ring operating off her land. When her workers who venture too close to the smugglers' hideout and begin getting shot at she must find a way to stop it. The only man that can help bring the corruption to an end is a drunk head named Gene Stewart (Victor Jory) who has been forced into exile after a brawl with the town sheriff (Tom Tyler) who is a leader of the smuggling operation.

Film based on the comic strip by Al Capp. Dogpatch comes to life with Buster Keaton, Edgar Kennedy and more.

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0032416/ Young Dr. Kildare (Lew Ayres) is still being trained at General Hospital by old, crusty Dr. Gillespie (Lionel Barrymore). This time, he tries to rehabilitate Gregory Lane, a brain surgeon depressed over losing too many patients (and incidentally Kildare's romantic rival for nurse Mary Lamont). Lane's losing streak takes a new turn when one of his patients survives...but seems to be insane. Or is the man's strange obsession with Friday the clue to a mystery?

A college friend of the local soda-jerk comes to town and lets it be known that he's looking for property on which to build a resort. When he buys some land and suddenly "discovers" there's oil underneath it--and generously offers to sell the townspeople shares in his newly found oil reserves--Dr. Christian suspects a swindle and sets out to prove it.

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Roy Rogers, posing as The Carson City Kid, is seeking vengeance on Morgan Reynolds (Bob Steele), the man who killed his brother. To find Reynolds in the gold towns, he systematically stops stagecoaches and goes through the mail, hoping to find letters addressed to Reynolds and thusly learn his whereabouts. Thus "The Kid" earns the reputation of a stagecoach robber, although he never takes anything, and the reputation is enhanced by the fact that he travels with Laramie (Francis McDonald), a notorious half-breed outlaw.

In the second East Side Kids film, Muggs and the gang are on their way to summer camp when they give a judge a lift to his gloomy mansion. After he later turns up dead, the kids find themselves searching dark passageways dominated by the sinister Minerva Urecal in their quest for the killer.

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