Free Classic Movies

Mystery of the Marie Celeste,The (1935)

The Mystery of the Marie Celeste (a.k.a. The Phantom Ship) (1935) is one of the early films from Hammer Film Productions and was directed by Denison Clift. The leading actor is Bela Lugosi. The action is the basis the history of the Marie Celeste (actually Mary Celeste). The ship was found floating near Portugal in 1872 without a crew.

Comedy

Here Comes The Groom (1951)

Here’s a little cornball comedy with Bing Crosby and Jane Wyman. Pete has five days to win back his former fiancĂ©e, or he’ll lose the orphans he adopted.

Educational

Zeppelin Explodes Scores Dead 1937/05/10

The Hindenburg disaster took place on Thursday, May 6, 1937, as the German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock with its mooring mast at Naval Air Station Lakehurst, which is located adjacent to the borough of Lakehurst, New Jersey, United States. Of the 97 people on board (36 passengers and 61 crewmen), there were 35 fatalities (13 passengers and 22 crewmen). One worker on the ground was also killed, making a total of 36 dead. The disaster was the subject of spectacular newsreel coverage, photographs, and Herbert Morrison’s recorded radio eyewitness…