Public Domain Movies - Comedy

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. Originally uploaded by: www.k-otic.com

The General

comedy, romance, war, Action, silent

Taken from IMDB: When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single handedly and straight through enemy lines.

Lil' Abner

Comedy, romance

Film based on the comic strip by Al Capp.

Daydreams

silent, comedy, Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton asks the father of the woman he loves for her hand in marriage, but the father wants to see Keaton make something of himself first. "I'll leave for the city to make good. If I'm not a success, I'll come back and shoot myself," Buster declares, which is a perfectly acceptable arrangement as far as the father is concerned. So Keaton heads off for the big city and tries his hand at a number of different jobs. But his letters to his girl suggest more noble and enterprising careers than those he's actually attempting.

The Boat

Silent, Comedy, Buster Keaton

Buster's handmade boat, The Damfino, is finished and is, of course, too large to get through the basement door. When he drives off with it in tow, the side of his house, then the whole thing, collapses. At the harbor he rides the boat out only to have it sink beneath him. The rest is a series of adventures he and his family have with the restored boat. This funny short has some good subtile gags plus the usual slapstick and gadgets.

Midnight Manhunt

Mystery, Comedy

Reporter Sue Gallagher (Ann Savage from Detour) finds an infamous gangster's corpse in a wax museum. Her desire for a scoop is hindered by a meddling rival (William Gargan), the museum's goofy maintenance man (Leo Gorcey), and the ruthless killer (B-horror king George Zucco).
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Check And Double Check


Read about this movie on it's IMDB page http://imdb.com/title/tt0020758/

Charlie Chaplin's "Charolot Gargon De Theater" ( The Property Man)

Charlie Chaplin, Silents

Charlie Chaplin's 21st Film Released Aug. 01 1914 Charolot Gargon De Theater is the French version of The Property Man. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0004499/

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