Public Domain movies worth seeing

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1.
Sita Sings the Blues (2008)
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An animated version of the epic Indian tale of Ramayana set to the 1920s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw. (82 mins.)
Director: Nina Paley
 
2.
My Man Godfrey (1936)
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A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler...but there's more to Godfrey than meets the eye. (94 mins.)
Director: Gregory La Cava
 
3.
The General (1926)
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When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines. (67 mins.)
 
4.
Orphans of the Storm (1921)
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Two orphaned sisters are caught up in the turmoil of the French Revolution, encountering misery and love along the way. (150 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
5.
Mambo (1954)
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Silvana Mangano (a very lovely & sexy voiced actress) plays a young, poor Venetian woman, Giovanna Masetti... (110 mins.)
Director: Robert Rossen
 
6.
Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1968)
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Astronauts landing on Venus encounter dangerous creatures and almost meet some sexy Venusian women who like to sun-bathe in hip-hugging skin-tight pants and seashell brassieres. (78 mins.)
Director: Derek Thomas
 
7.
Cobra (1925)
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A penniless, skirt-chasing Italian nobleman finds love and scandal when he travels to New York City. (70 mins.)
Director: Joseph Henabery
 
8.
Reefer Madness (1936)
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Cautionary tale features a fictionalized and highly exaggerated take on the use of marijuana. A trio of drug dealers lead innocent teenagers to become addicted to "reefer" cigarettes by holding wild parties with jazz music. (66 mins.)
Director: Louis Gasnier
 
9.
The Little Match Girl (1928 Short Film)
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An impoverished girl tries to sell matches on NYE. Shivering with cold and unable to sell her wares, she sits in a sheltered nook. Striking a match to keep warm, she sees things in the flame. (40 mins.)
 
10.
Sabotage (1936)
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A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb in London. But when the detective's cover is blown, the plot begins to unravel. (76 mins.)
 
11.
The Blacksmith (1922 Short Film)
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Buster Keaton shoes horses and repairs cars, with mixed results. (21 mins.)
 
12.
The Private Life of the Gannets (1934 Documentary)
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A 1934 GB production that was picked up in 1937 by Educational for 20th Century Fox distribution about the gannet... (10 mins.)
Director: Julian Huxley