Public Domain Movies - Comedy

Charlie Chaplin's "The Immigrant"

Charlie Chaplin, Silents

Charlie Chaplin's 61st Film Released June 17 1917. The Immigrant (also called Broke) starring the Charlie Chaplin Tramp character as an immigrant coming to the United States who is accused of theft on the voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, and befriends a young woman along the way. It also stars Edna Purviance and Eric Campbell. The movie was written and directed by Chaplin.

Miss London Ltd.

British, WWII, Comedy, Musical

Terry Arden (Evelyn Dall) travels to England to take over her half of her late fathers dating service run by Arthur Bowden (Arthur Askey).

Malice in the Palace

comedy, short, three stooges

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

Mud and Sand

Silent, Comedy, Stan Laurel

'Mud and Sand' is a satire on the Rudolph Valentino Classic Blood and Sand.. Stan Laurel plays the Bullfighter (Rubharb Vaseline) who wants to make it to the top and win back the girl.

At War with the Army

comedy, Musical, Romance, war, Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin

This is a fun WWII-era B&W movie, full of Jerry Lewis and his ridiculous goofiness! Featuring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis in their first collaboration. Jerry is a hapless private and Dean is the bossy First Sergeant of a slipshod platoon at a stateside training base. Jerry and Dean were friends who grew up in the same neighborhood before Uncle Sam made GIs out of them. All of the stereotypical military comedy characters are present, including the loudmouth drill instructor, the conniving supply sergeant, the doting corporal and the bumbling, hen-pecked company commander.

Meet John Doe

Comedy, Romance, drama

Taken from IMDB: As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed "John Doe," who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire Ann and hires John Willoughby to impersonate "Doe." Ann and her bosses cynically milk the story for all it's worth, until the made-up "John Doe" philosophy starts a whole political movement. At last everyone, even Ann, takes her creation seriously...but publisher D.B. Norton has a secret plan. Written by Rod

Behave Yourself

Comedy, Romance

When a cute Welsh terrier follows Bill Denny home, little does he know that all gangland has its eye on that dog. Who will be bumbling Bill's undoing - the gangsters, the cops, or his suspicious mother-in-law? Stars Farley Granger and Shelley Winters.

Private Buckaroo

Comedy, Musical, World War II

WWII era Musical starring Dick Foran, the Andrew Sisters, Harry James, and Joe E Lewis. Dick Foran play a western style crooner who's anxious to join the Army. After he's enlisted he thinks he's to good for basic training which raises the ire of his fellow soldiers.

Jack and the Beanstalk

Comedy, Fairy Tale

Abbott and Costello's version of Jack and Beanstalk

The Goat

Silent, Comedy, Buster Keaton

Dumb luck sets some policemen on his trail -- after a series of innovative escapes, he gets mistaken for a murderer with a price on his head, which means the people that aren't chasing him are fleeing from him.

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