Public Domain Movies released in 1943

Howard Hughes Productions Information about this movie may be found on it's IMDB page

War of the Wildcats or In Old Oklahoma (1943) â John Wayne John Wayne as Daniel Somers Martha Scott as Catherine Allen Albert Dekker as Jim "Hunk" Gardner George "Gabby" Hayes as Desprit Dean Marjorie Rambeau as Bessie Baxter Dale Evans as "Cuddles" Walker Grant Withers as Richardson Sidney Blackmer as Teddy Roosevelt Director: Albert S. Rogell Studio: Republic Productions Cowboy Dan Somers and oilman Jim "Hunk" Gardner compete for oil lease rights on Indian land in Oklahoma, as well as for the favors of schoolteacher Cathy Allen.

The first of the Mr. Hook cartoon series, his main purpose was to sell war bonds. Hook is set a decade in the future, and he is telling his young son about his exploits during the war and how war bonds helped him defeat an evil Japanese pilot who was trying to attack the fleet.

Visiting a small town in order to hunt ducks, supreme court judge Frank Morgan (the Wizard of Oz) discovers abuse of power by public servants.

A cartoon in which Private Snafu, while drunk, reveals military secrets that allow the enemy to torpedo his ship. This is one of 26 Private SNAFU ('Situation Normal, All Fouled Up) cartoons made by the US Army Signal Corps to educate and boost the morale the troops. Originally created by Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss) and Phil Eastman, most of the cartoons were produced by Warner Brothers Animation Studios - employing their animators, voice actors (primarily Mel Blanc) and Carl Stalling's music. From the holdings of the National Archives. NAIL: 111-M-929 ARC Identifier: 35827

WWII recruitment film aimed at African Americans. The film opens with an African American minister in church telling his flock why they should join the armed forces to fight the Nazis. We see historical re-enactments of African Americans as valued participants in US armed conflicts dating from the American Revolution. The balance of the film deals with the African American experience within the present war effort, the conditions of their living and training, with special attention paid to the respect and dignity they will have.

Private SNAFU WWII training film on booby traps. Because this was originally aimed at US soldiers. Expect there to be a visual pun related to the films title. The movie's format is high resolution MPEG4. The maximum size and pixel resolution for the video iPod.

Based on the Sir Authur Conan Doyle story "The Dancing Men", Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are placed in WWII europe to help protect a scientist and his invention from the Nazis. Basil Rathbone .... Sherlock Holmes Nigel Bruce .... Dr. John H. Watson Lionel Atwill .... Professor Moriarty Kaaren Verne .... Charlotte Eberli William Post Jr. .... Dr. Franz Tobel Dennis Hoey .... Inspector Lestrade Holmes Herbert .... Sir Reginald Bailey Mary Gordon .... Mrs. Hudson

March 26, 1943

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