You go to Pirate School first.
I am not sure how to digest your response. But in the best of
traditions...FYI...there are sites including Wikipedia that list and offer
information on public domain films, movies, books...etc. Anyone has
permission by copyright to download, edit, recreate or modify the
materials. From 1926 to a recent date, there are many artistic works that
are not copyrighted and belong to anyone interested. I hope your suggestion
to attend pirate school was a responsible suggestion. otherwise...
It was a caution based on the limited amount of info you provided in expectation of a response that may offer you any value.
Start with the tutorial list in message #3 http://forums.adobe.com/message/2276578
As long as there are no license issues, a downloaded video is like any other video... as long as it is a codec that PPro will edit
For CS5 and later, the easy way to insure that your video and your project match
See 2nd post for picture of NEW ITEM process http://forums.adobe.com/message/3776153
-and a FAQ on sequence setting http://forums.adobe.com/message/3804341
Thank you Mr. Smith. I briefly looked at the discussions. I will begin the
steep learning curve tomorrow. I appreciate your help