Public Domain Movies released in 1939

From IMDb: A pretty Chinese woman, seeking help from San Francisco detective James Lee Wong, is killed by a poisoned dart in his front hall, having time only to scrawl "Captain J" on a sheet of paper. She proves to be Princess Lin Hwa, on a secret military mission for Chinese forces fighting the Japanese invasion. Mr. Wong finds two captains with the intial J in the case, neither being quite what he seems; there's fog on the waterfront and someone still has that poison-dart gun...

When a magician's act takes precedent over his marriage, his wife gives him trouble. Stars Loretta Young and David Niven. Originally uploaded by kotic There is some cool footage of the Trylon and Perisphere from the 1939-1940 worlds fair.

Roy Rogers is a Confederate officer in Missouri. Derived from the mpeg2 file found here.

Boxer Johnny Bradfield (John Garfield) knocks out a rival in a postfight brawl. Thinking he committed murder, he flees to an Arizona ranch run by hard-as-nails Goldie (Ann Sheridan) and her feisty mother(May Robson) and staffed by Leo Gorcey and the Dead End Kids. Though Johnny is relentlessly dogged by Detective Monty Phelan (Claude Rains), the Kids convince him to finance their future gas station by training for and winning a high stakes prizefight. But just as things seem to going "swell" for both Johnny and the Kids, Phelan shows up ready to take Johnny back east in handcuffs?

Bellhop Buzzy and his pal Jefferson fumble their way to finding a killer in a hotel.

Working in the story department of Surprise Pictures, Olive Oyl writes a script based on the story of Aladdin, casting Popeye as the thief and herself as the Princess. For more details: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031025/ In the Public Domain according to The Public-Domain Movie Database: http://www.pdmdb.org/content.asp?CatId=241&ContentType=&page_no=3&sortby=

Jimmy Stewart plays a young lawyer John Mason. Who marries Jane Mason (Carole Lombard) after knowing her for just one day.

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Betty Boop withdraw in 1939. This cartoon might be her best from that year. Her house is invaded by lively crows and she finds ways to handle the problem.

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

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