Citizen DJ

The National Screening Room

The National Screening Room showcases the riches of the Library's vast moving image collection, designed to make otherwise unavailable movies, both copyrighted and in the public domain, freely accessible to the viewers worldwide.

View this collection on the Library of Congress website

Download files in bulk

A set of 4297 audio samples have been automatically generated from this collection for use in your favorite music production software. It contains 201 audio segments and 4096 one-shot audio clips, ideal for use in samplers.

Rights & access

The works in this collection have been identified to be in the public domain and are free to use and reuse without restriction. You can copy, modify, distribute and perform the works, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission. Attribution is recommended but not required.

Why is this free to use?

Citizen DJ provides a subset of films from the National Screening Room that were identified to have been created by the U.S. government, thus are in the public domain.

Suggested credit line

Citizen DJ Project, Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division.

Browse & preview files

Click the files below to preview the audio segments: