sex_madness_00000035.jpgThanks to boing boing, I just discovered that the Internet Archive - the "digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form" - has a slew of films (both features and shorts) available for download. You've heard of Reefer Madness - but have you seen Sex Madness, its sister treatise on the scourge of syphillis? It's all public domain stuff, but a lot of it is hard to find - D.W. Griffith's Abraham Lincoln, Frank Capra's Why We Fight, early Merrie Melodies cartoons, plus campy sci-fi like The Phantom Planet and Three Stooges shorts - in any kind of decent video format. Almost everything can be downloaded and/or streamed at a variety of different sizes and speeds, and it's all free, free, free.
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