Public Domain Movies - Comedy

The Bashful Bachelor

Comedy, Lum and Abner

The second film in the movie adaptation of Lum and Abner radio program.

Three Broadway Girls

A trio of money hungry women who all have sugar daddies who keep them in the lap of luxury, even as they drive the men crazy. Each woman represents a different personality type, from sensitive, to kind-hearted, to difficult and untrustworthy. Stars Joan Blondell.

Pot o' Gold

comedy, musical, romance

Taken from IMDB: Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncle's worst enemy because of their love for music and in-house band who constantly practices. Soon, Jimmy finds himself trying to help the band by getting them gigs and trying to reconcile the family with his uncle, an avid music-hater, all while winning the heart of the beautiful Molly!

Charlie Chaplin's "Between Showers"

Charlie Chaplin, Silents

Charlie Chaplin's 4th Released Feb. 28 1914 Between Showers was a short film made by Keystone Studios and directed by Henry Lehrman. It starred Charlie Chaplin, Ford Sterling, Emma Bell Clifton, and Chester Conklin.

Bowery Blitzkrieg

comedy, East Side Kids

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

The Playhouse

Silent, Comedy, Buster Keaton

The opening scene, a dream sequence prior to the vaudeville routines which follow, is what makes this film famous. In it Keaton plays everyone in a theatre simultaneously (through multiple exposures). He is the band leader, all its members, the dancers on the stage and everyone in the audience.

Eternally Yours

Comedy, drama, Romance, Loretta Young, David Niven

When a magician's act takes precedent over his marriage, his wife gives him trouble. Stars Loretta Young and David Niven.

Pool Sharks

comedy, short

W.C. Fields first comedy short. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

A Night in the Show

Silent, Comedy, Charles Chaplin

Charlie plays two roles as two spectators at a music-hall show. It has a few good laughs and also provides an interesting look at old-fashioned theater entertainment.

Charlie Chaplin's "Cruel Cruel Love"

Charlie Chaplin, Silents

Charlie Chaplin's 8th Film released March 26 1914 This early Chaplin film has him playing a character quite different from the Tramp for which he would become famous. He is a rich, upper-class gentleman whose romance is endangered when his girlfriend oversees him being embraced by a maid. Chaplin's romantic interest in this film, Minta Durfee, was the wife of fellow Keystone actor, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle.