Public Domain Movies - Comedy

Charlie Chaplin's "The Adventurer"

Charlie Chaplin, Silents

Charlie Chaplin's 62nd Film Released Oct. 22 1917 The Adventurer is a short comedy film written and directed by Charlie Chaplin. It is the last out of the twelve films made while he was under contract for the Mutual Film Corportation. Chaplin plays an escaped convict on the run from prison guards. He falls into favor with a wealthy family after he saves a young lady (Edna Purviance) from drowning, but her suitor (Eric Campbell) does everything he can to have Chaplin apprehended by the officials.

Charlie Chaplin's "The Knockout"

Charlie Chaplin, Silents, Fatty Arbuckle

Charlie Chaplins 17th Film Released June 11 1914 The Knockout was Charlie Chaplin's seventeenth film for Keystone Studios. Chaplin only has a small role, and Fatty Arbuckle takes up the main role. It also stars Arbuckle's wife, Minta Durfee, Edgar Kennedy and Keystone owner, Mack Sennett in a minor role as a spectator. The film was directed by Charles Avery, and made in 1914 in America. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0004194/

War Babies

Musical, Comedy

Also known as "What Price Gloria?" Part of the "Baby Bulesks" series You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

One Week

Silent, Comedy, Buster Keaton

Buster and Sybil exit a chapel as newlyweds. Among the gifts is a portable house you easily put together in one week

Steamboat Bill, Jr.

silent, comedy, Buster Keaton

Steamboat Bill, Jr. is the story of a naive, college-educated dandy who must prove himself to his working-class father, a hot-headed riverboat captain, while courting the daughter of his father's rival, who threatens to put Steamboat Bill, Sr. and his paddle-wheeler out of business.

Love Laughs at Andy Hardy

Andy Hardy, comedy

Andy Hardy returns from the military with love and marriage on his mind. Movie Comics did and adaptation for the this film, you can read it here:

Boys of the City

East Side Kids, Bowery Boys, Leo Gorcey

In the second East Side Kids film, Muggs and the gang are on their way to summer camp when they give a judge a lift to his gloomy mansion. After he later turns up dead, the kids find themselves searching dark passageways dominated by the sinister Minerva Urecal in their quest for the killer.

His Girl Friday iPod

Romance, comedy

Hilarious romantic comedy starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell. Russell is rough and tumble reporter looking to get out of the news racket by marrying and becoming a house wife after her divorce from newspaper publisher Grant. Just when she is about to leave town with her husband-to-be the still lovesick Grant drafts her to cover one final breaking news sensation.

My Dear Secretary

romance, comedy

Would-be writer Laraine Day takes a job as secretary to best-seller Kirk Douglas. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

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