Public Domain Movies released in 1934

Captain Holling (Noah Beery) is relieved of command of his ship after he suffers a nervous breakdown. His replacement, Captain Downey (Boothe Howard), takes over the liner just as it is about to be used for an experiment in remote control. Professor Grimson (Ralph Lewis) has devised a system for controlling the ship from a laboratory on land. But as Grimson demonstrates the system and the special component that makes it work, a rival group is listening in, hoping to use the device for its own purposes.

A variation on the story of Hansel and Gretel, with a miser as the villain. The Color Classics series was Fleischer Studios' attempt to keep up with Disney. This is the second in the series, all of which are in the public domain.

A failed actor, after killing the mad scientist he works for, decides to take over the scientist's life and continue his work. You can find out more about this movie on its IMDB page. There is an AVI of the movie here.

Jailed for murders he didn't commit, Randy Bowers (John Wayne) escapes only to stumble into the den of the real murderers.

Taken from IMDB: A conceited college track star, used to being "big man on campus", gets a jolt when he loses an election to see who is the most popular man in the school.

A successful roulette player wrongfully convicted of murder escapes custody and goes in search of the real killer.

Probably the only movie based on a novel by Harry Stephen Keeler. Note: there are many video dropouts during the first 5 minutes.

You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

John "Flint" Dawson (Lionel Atwill) is a down to earth steel mill general manager who loses control of his factory when he is crippled in an accident and manipulated by a lecherous lawyer and unfaithful wife to sign over his power of attorney. Destitute, he travels the country organizing the homeless to help him regain control of his factory.

Judge Priest depicting life in Kentucky after the Civil War and Reconstruction Period. It still shows the stereotypes and prejudices which existed at that time in a somewhat humorous manner. Based on a story by the noted Kentucky humorist, Irvin S. Cobb, it presents life as one would have imagined it at that time period.

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