About the RetroTV Vault

The Public Domain Television Source

The RetroFilm Vault's television library, the RetroTV Vault, beams to you from the land of cinema - Hollywood, California. Since 1999 The RetroTV Vault has provided public domain television for media professionals from broadcast and satellite television stations, home video distributors, film production companies, stock footage professionals, film producers, video streaming companies, web television, and multimedia companies an affordable and exciting alternative to licensed programming. (Please note, The RetroFilm Vault does not sell to the public).

Our vast public domain films, television, cartoon, and documentary library has beamed across the planet via wire and via air for years. Curated from the best available film elements (often Kinescopes), the RetroTV Vault delivers the quality and variety that our customers need for professional use.

Some of Our Satisfied Customers:

Public Domain Films

Movie Trailer Source

In addition to full length programming, The RetroFilm Vault houses thousands of movie trailers which can be used for stock footage purposes


Why PD?

Where it comes from

"Congress shall have the power...To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries". - United States Constitution