Public Domain Movies released in 1949

Brian Donlevy plays a hard-driving corporate executive whose death is plotted by his young wife and her lover.

An illiterate stooge in a traveling medicine show wanders into a strange town and is picked up on a vagrancy charge. The town's corrupt officials mistake him for the inspector general whom they think is traveling in disguise. Fearing he will discover they've been pocketing tax money, they make several bungled attempts to kill him. - IMDB Description

Also known as "The Black Book". A movie of the French Revolution, starring Robert Cummings and Richard Basehart. At the time this was written, the film had a rating of 7.1 on the IMDB. The MPEG2 file contains NAV packets, so you can load it into dvdAuthorGUI and create a DVD to watch on your television.

Would-be writer Laraine Day takes a job as secretary to best-seller Kirk Douglas. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

The film tells the story of the U.S. Treasury Department who, with the aid of a counterfeiter, try to track down and stop of counterfeiting ring. The counterfeiter, Tris Stewart (Lloyd Bridges) serving time in prison, is released under the agreement that he will assist in the capture of the phoney money printers.

During the Great Depression, a young man leaves his Eastern home for his late mother's birthplace in the Utah hills. He finds that things are far from peaceful on the frontier, thanks to a feud between rival ranchers and a deadly mountain lion on the prowl.

The plot focus is on Mickey Rooney's character Bill Coy who follows in his father's footsteps for good and for bad.

When his best friend is murdered in pursuit of jewel smugglers, customs agent Cliff Holden (Dean Jagger) finds himself assigned to track down the killers and close the case. He flies to Europe in order to catch a return flight on which a chief suspect (Réné Paul) will be traveling.

"Wealthy businessman survives attempt by wife to have him killed, makes it look like she succeeded and starts a new life in small town as auto mechanic. Variation on idea elevated to noir importance by The Killers (1946), where victim of femme fatale tries to abandon the city and his past identity." - noir expert Spencer Selby

The plot is about a shadowy group called the Crusaders, which has been organizing itself into a power center. Its poster shows a handsome Aryan lad against the waving American flag. Their slogan, "Join The Crusaders -- Fight for America!". The implication is clear...the Crusaders will be against anyone who doesn't look, sound or believe the way that Aryan poster boy does. When a columnist is killed while looking into the Crusaders, Howard Malloy finds himself appointed a special prosecutor.

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