The Secret Life of Adolf Hitler



Westbrook Van Vorhees narrates this 1958 television documentary about the nazi regime.

Here, I Grew Up



Senator Everett McKinley Dirksen talks about the places where Abraham Lincoln lived during his formative years.

What Price Iwo?



WWII Pacific War documentary

To The Shores of Iwo Jima



Technicolor WWII documentary

Fallout



Animated Nuclear Preparation film

A Day Called "X"



The complete CBS nuclear disaster preparation special.

Target You



Nuclear era Civil Defence film

Let's Face It



A cold war gem from the Civil Defence Department

A New Look at the 'H' Bomb



Full colour lecture on the dangers of the new nuclear threat.

Town of the Times



Ralph Meeker stars in this docudrama which attempts to convice small towns accross middle America to prepare for nuclear holocaust.

Mr Lincoln's Springfield



A short documentary about Abraham Lincoln's years in Springfield, IL. Produced by the National Parks Administration

Warning Red



Nuclear preparation and survival film.

Marvellous Melbourne



Full Title: Marvellous Melbourne - Queen City of the South

An early documentary film about the City of Melbourne, then the interim capital city of Australia. Made in 1910.

The director Charles Cozens Spencer was famous for his bushranger films: "Captain Starlight" (Robbery Under Arms), "Captain Midgnight - The Bush King", "The Life and Adventures of John Vane, The Notorious Australian Bushranger", "Dan Morgan, The Terror of the Australian Bush" (Mad Dog Morgan). He also made the 1915 Film "The Shepherd of the Southern Cross." He introduced Australia's greatest silent film-maker, Raymond Longford, to the business. He died in September 1930 (he shot himself after going on a killing spree in Canada).

The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906)



Some surviving fragments of the world's first feature length narrative film. Heavily decomposed

What the posters said:
"A thrilling moving picture from start to finish"
"The Most Sensational, The Most Thrilling and Interesting LIVING PICTURES EVER TAKEN."

Written and Directed by Charles Tait 1868-1933

Released:
December 1906 (Australia)
January 1908 (Britain)
1910 (USA)

Hysterical History (1953)



An amusing take on American History

Jail Bait (1954)



Jail Bait (1954) Directed by Edward D Wood Jr. A Howco Release

A vicious criminal uses plastic surgery to escape the police.This movie features Steve Reeves (undubbed).

This is the original version of the film released in 1954. This film was registered for copyright (1954 LP3883) and never renewed. It entered the public domain on 1 January 1983.

Who Killed Doc Robbin? (1948)



A short feature from 1948 in colour. A bunch of little kids solve a mystery in the mansion on the hill. Features George Zucco.

This is one of many 1948 Hal Roach films that lapsed into the public domain when the comany fell into financial difficulties in the 1970s.

Burke's Law (1963)



The only PD episode of Burke's Law.

Episode Title: "Who Killed Jason Shaw" S1 E15

This show was originally set to air on 22 November 1963. It was pushed back by the network's coverage of John F Kennedy's assassination.