Public Domain Movies released in 1946

Set Connecticut after World War II, The Stranger is a cat and mouse game between Wilson (Edward G. Robinson), a member of the Allied War Crimes Commission and Franz Kindler (Orson Welles), a Nazi who has assumed the false identity of Dr. Charles Rankin. To complete his new intelligentsia disguise, Kindler marries Mary Longstreet, daughter of a Supreme Court justice. Originally uploaded by k-otic.com

In the thirteenth Rathbone/Bruce adventure, Holmes and Watson are charged with guarding a priceless diamond "The Star of Rhodesia" as it journeys to Scotland by train. There are all manner of weird and unusual passengers to contend with as well as a few menacing villains including the notorious Col Sebastian Moran. Copyright Status: PUBLIC DOMAIN Registered for copyright under LP182 on 8 Feb 1946. TERROR BY NIGHT. Universal Pictures Co., Inc., C1946. 6 reels, sd. Adapted from a story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

"Man is waylaid by chance in old home town, meets a girl down on her luck and a turbulent couple with whom he shares a dark childhood secret. Significant noir melodrama focusing on provocative, intermingling relationships of neurotic love, guilt and fear." - noir expert Spencer Selby Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas (his first film), Judith Anderson, Roman Bohnen, Darryl Hickman. 115 min.

Gertie LaRue (Francine Everett) is a nightclub entertainer from the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. She arrives on the Caribbean island of "Rinidad" to perform as the headliner in a revue at the Paradise Hotel. Gertie has earned the nickname "Dirty Gertie" for the casual nature in which she entices and then humiliates men. On the island, she attracts the attention of two U.S. military officers – a soldier and a sailor – whom she nicknames "Tight Pants" and "High Pockets," respectively. The men enjoy sharing Gertie’s affections.

Musical biopic on the career of pioneering Hollywood composer Jerome Kern. Starring June Allyson, Robert Walker, Lucille Bremer, Judy Garland, Lena Horne, Frank Sinatra

Little Lulu: Bored of Education is a classic cartoon featuring Little Lulu and her classmate Tubby as they experience a series of events out of a history book. Produced in 1946, now in the Public Domain.

This film starts with Andy Hardy returning home after serving in the army. And it's not too long before he's caught up in the usual Hardy capers. Stars Mickey Rooney as the freshman and Lewis Stone as his dad.

A psychologically distraught woman is committed to a private sanitarium by the man whom she witnessed commit a murder. - IMDB Description

From IMDb: Two members of a show troupe are murdered, and Charlie Chan is called in to solve the case. Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Victor Sen Young, Tanis Chandler, Larry Blake, Kirk Alyn, Rita Quigley, and Anne Nagel This is the last of twenty-two Charlie Chan movies starring Sidney Toler. This movie can also be found here.

Hitch-hiking conmen Bad News Johnson (Spencer Williams) and July Jones arrive in a Midwestern small town with a capital of 25 cents. Taking a room with Mama Lou (Inez Newell), whose daughter (Melody Duncan) is entered in a local beauty contest, they pose as Hollywood actors who can train Honey Dew in stagecraft. Meanwhile, Mama's other daughter Florida (Katherine Moore) prepares to elope to Chicago with Johnny (Howard Galloway), owner of the Juke Joint...where, after a jitterbug contest, Mama herself takes a hand

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