Buster Keaton in Sherlock Jr.Works first published in 1924 and therefore entering the public domain today include George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, silent films by Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd, and books such as Thomas Mann’s The Magic Mountain, E. M. Forster’s A Passage to India, and A. A. Milne’s When We Were Very Young.

Operas and operettas likely to join the public domain in the United States today include La cena delle beffe, Countess Maritza, The Cunning Little Vixen, Erwartung, Intermezzo, Rose-Marie and The Student Prince.

Porgy and Bess remains in copyright until 2030.

[New York Times]