Public Domain Catalog

Lost and Rare

About Us

  1. Knowledge! Hi, I'm Ron Hall. I have a vast knowledge of public domain films that you won't find anywhere else!
  2. Experience! I've been in this business for over 35 years! I know public domain films inside and out. You can put my experience to work for you right now!
  3. Customer Service! I am absolutely committed to serving our customers well.
  4. Questions Answered! Please ask questions about any phase of public domain. Email me at Yes, you can show PD films in public, advertise and charge admission!
  5. Matinee at the Bijou. I have been helping the Chudwig group bring back the original PBS episodes of Matinee at the Bijou on DVD, and also seeking a TV network to finance and air new episodes in High Definition. Anyone who wants to help, please contact me!
  6. My Movie Past. To learn more about my past and present interests in vintage films, please visit the Cafe Roxy Blog.
  7. Tarzan Escapes! When I was eight-years-old I saw Tarzan battle giant vampire bats in Tarzan Escapes in a movie theater in Madison, WI. No one else (apparently) has ever seen this lost horror sequence. Read more about it at I Saw the Giant Vampire Bats!

Please contact Ron Hall at:

Festival Films
6115 Chestnut Terrace
Shorewood, MN 55331

Phone or Fax: (952) 470-2172