Public Domain Movies - Comedy

The Kid Auto Race in Venice

Silent, Comedy, Charles Chaplin

Charlie the Tramp comes to a kid auto race, which a director just happens to be filming. Charlie constantly gets in the way, annoying the director, cameraman, and public. This film marks the first appearance of Charlie Chaplin's famous Tramp character.

Speak Easily

comedy, Buster Keaton

Naive, bookish Professor Post (Buster Keaton) inherits a huge amount of money and decides that now he can afford to go out and enjoy life

Charlie Chaplin's "The Masquerader"

Charlie Chaplin, Silents

Charlie Chaplins 24th Film Released Aug.27 1914 The Masquerader is a 1914 film written, directed, and starring Charlie Chaplin. Its running time is only 16 minutes. It is the tenth film directed and the second written by Chaplin. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0004311/

The Electric House

Silent, Comedy, Buster Keaton

The Electric House starts with Buster's graduation ceremony as the first of his comic misfortunes, including a mix-up of diplomas so Buster receives a diploma in electrical engineering. This leads to a job opportunity: electrifying the family house of the girl he's sweet on. A great chance, so Buster studies hard and soon installs a useful and impressive set of electric appliances.

Judge Priest

Comedy, drama, Will Rogers

Judge Priest depicting life in Kentucky after the Civil War and Reconstruction Period. It still shows the stereotypes and prejudices which existed at that time in a somewhat humorous manner. Based on a story by the noted Kentucky humorist, Irvin S. Cobb, it presents life as one would have imagined it at that time period.

One Week

short, Comedy

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

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