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Public Domain Resources

A guide dedicated to films in the Public Domain.

Public Domain Resources in white text over a black background with a graphic image of a C with a line through it (the public domain symbol).

Public Domain Resources

Public Domain indicates that an item is NOT protected under copyright law and may be used in any way one wishes. Items for which the copyright has expired or items for which creators have chosen to not retain their rights and have designated as in the public domain may be copied, distributed, modified, displayed, or performed by anyone for any purpose.


For more information about Public Domain, Open Licenses, Fair Use, and Copyright, see our guide on Copyright & Fair Use.