Public Domain Movies - Comedy

Charlie Chaplin's "His Prehistoric Past"

Charlie Chaplin, Silents

Charlie Chaplin's 35th Film Released Dec. 07 1914. This is his last film for Keystone Studios as well.

Cops (Buster Keaton)

Buster Keaton. Cops. silents, classic, comedy

This is the Internet Archives copy of the Buster Keaton silent classsic, Cops to which I have added a music track.

Charlie Chaplin's "Dough And Dynamite"

Charlie Chaplin, Silents

Charlie Chaplin's 29th Released Oct. 26 1914 The story involves Chaplin and Chester Conklin working as waiters at a restaurant where the cooks go on strike. When the two are forced to work as bakers, the striking cooks put dynamite in the dough, with explosive results. Dough and Dynamite was one of two Charlie Chaplin films that were to be shown at a special event in September, 2001. However, in the light of 9/11, it was taken off the list of films as it ends with Charlie walking out of a blown up building.

Smart Alecks

comedy, Bowery Boys, East Side Kids

Taken from IMDB: Danny helps to capture a wanted criminal and receives a $200 reward. However, he has a falling out with the gang when they believe he should share the money with them. Complications ensue when the crook that Danny helped capture escapes from jail and comes looking for him.

His First Flame

You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

My Wifes Relations

Silent, Comedy, Buster Keaton, my wife's relations

When a large Irish woman falsely accuses Buster of breaking a window he is hauled before a Polish judge who speaks no English and assumes they are there to be married. She takes her new husband home to meet her four gorilla-like brothers.

Charlie Chaplin's "Musical Tramps"

Charlie Chaplin, Silents

Charlie Chaplins 31st Film Released Nov. 07 1914 As His Musical Career