Public Domain Movies released in 1942

US government propaganda film made during WWII touting the virtues of hemp. The film was aimed at farmers at a time when the miltary was facing a shortage of hemp, it shows how hemp is grown and processed into rope and other products. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

A rare collaboration between Fleischer Studios and Ub Iwerks resulted in this cartoon, based on the moderately successful Republic Pictures "Zeppelin vs. Pterodactyls" cliffhanger serials. The cartoon was shelved for half a century due to a three way legal dispute between Republic, Fleischer and Iwerks. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences rejected Oscar nominations for Ben Burtt's sound design in the cartoon because it had not been formally released and because of the legal status.

From IMDb: A mad scientist changes his simple-minded handyman into a werewolf in order to prove his supposedly crazy scientific theories - and exact revenge. Isn't that always the way? Stars: Johnny Downs, George Zucco, Anne Nagel, and Glenn Strange The 916MB MPEG4 file here was derived from the 3.8GB MPEG2 file found on this page. The reason being to provide a quality copy in a smaller size for downloading.

Superman battles a un-frozen dinosaur.

Teenaged Mowgli, who was raised by wolves, appears in a village in India and is adopted by Messua. Mowgli learns human language and some human ways quickly, though keeping jungle ideas. Influential Merchant Buldeo is bigoted against 'beasts' including Mowgli; not so Buldeo's pretty daughter, whom Mowgli takes on a jungle tour where they find a treasure, setting the evil of human greed in motion. Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 2 wins

Superman must save a runaway train full of gold bullion from some bad guys who are doing their level best to rob it

The second film in the movie adaptation of Lum and Abner radio program.

Superman must stop the lava flow from and erupting volcano from destroying a South American town, and maybe Lois Lane too.

Bela Lugosi. By day, professor of psychology. By night, proprietor of a soup-kitchen that serves as the base for his criminal activities. Tom Neal of "Detour" fame also appears.
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"How often have I told you to keep that cat from desecrating my graves!"

Superman must stop a gang of train robbers who use a super powered car to steal a train shipment of gold.

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