Happy Public Domain Day!

Safety Last

On January 1st, 2019–today!–published works are entering the public domain in the United States for the first time in more than twenty years.

Classics from 1923 like Harold Lloyd’s Safety Last, Robert Frost’s Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, P.G. Wodehouse’s The Inimitable Jeeves, and lots of other masterpieces and less masterful works are free for public use starting today.

The fascinating and infuriating story of why it’s been so long since the last time works entered the public domain in America can be found at the Center for the Study of the Public Domain.

~ by lolarusa on January 1, 2019.

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