Best Comedy Movies of 1904


An Interesting Story

6.8/10 IMDB

The adventures of an inattentive man who can't look away from his book.

Directed by: James Williamson
Release date: 1904-10-01

Maniac Chase

5.3/10 IMDB

A “madman” escapes prison and the torments of his warders.

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter
Release date: 1904-05-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1904 : European Rest Cure

European Rest Cure

5.3/10 IMDB

An over-the-hill American tourist has a terrible time on his European "rest cure" vacation.

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter
Release date: 1904-09-01

Drat That Boy

5.0/10 IMDB

A boy pulls a prank on his poor old mother.

Release date: 1904-01-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1904 : Dog Factory

Dog Factory

5.6/10 IMDB

A brief vaudeville-style demonstration of a "Dog Transformator," a machine that instantly turns dogs into sausages, and amazingly, sausages back into dogs.

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter
Release date: 1904-05-11

The Suburbanite

5.6/10 IMDB

A family moves out to the 'peaceful' suburbs where everything goes wrong, including the mother-in-law moving in.

Release date: 1904-11-12

Mr. Pecksniff Fetches the Doctor

4.7/10 IMDB

A husband rushes for a doctor and his wife has triplets.

Release date: 1904-08-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1904 : How a French Nobleman Got a Wife Through the 'New York Herald' Personal Columns

How a French Nobleman Got a Wife Through the 'New York Herald' Personal Columns

5.2/10 IMDB

A French aristocrat, who has recently arrived in America, has placed a personal advertisement in the newspaper...

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter
Release date: 1904-08-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1904 : The Bewitched Traveller

The Bewitched Traveller

5.4/10 IMDB

A man preparing for a trip encounters a series of mysterious problems.

Directed by: Cecil M. Hepworth, Lewin Fitzhamon
Release date: 1904-08-12

Meet Me at the Fountain

4.6/10 IMDB

Frenchman Count Hardup advertises for a wife. He gets more than he bargained for when women start chasing him. He's caught by an old maid.

Starring: Gilbert Saroni ..
Directed by: Siegmund Lubin
Release date: 1904-11-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1904 : An Idyll Under a Tunnel

An Idyll Under a Tunnel

4.6/10 IMDB

To the modern viewer, it may seem peculiar that there are several movies in which a man sneaks a kiss off a young woman in a darkened railway car, all produced in the first few years of the motion picture.

Starring: Ferdinand Zecca, Jean Liézer ..
Directed by: Ferdinand Zecca
Release date: 1904-10-15

Pull Down the Curtain, Susie

4.8/10 IMDB

It's clearly set in a studio set and people are walking about on the "street" in front of a window. A woman enters the window frame, and pulls off her blouse, then a couple of other items of undergarments, while a young man pauses to look. At this point, as the title indicates, she pulls down the blinds.

Release date: 1904-01-30

Lahury réserviste

5.1/10 IMDB

Dranem enters the barracks and takes off his field kit in preparation for some bunk time. However, every time he gets down to his skivvies, his field undress and pack reappear on him, ready for field maneuvers!

Starring: Dranem ..
Release date: 1904-10-25

The Lost Child

5.0/10 IMDB

A woman and her guests frantically search for her missing child, who is eventually found playing with her dog in the kennel.

Directed by: Wallace McCutcheon
Release date: 1904-10-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1904 : Poursuite accidentée

Poursuite accidentée

5.3/10 IMDB

A man rides a bike into the water and two officers tries to help him.

Release date: 1904-12-13
Best Comedy Movies of 1904 : Swimming Not Possible

Swimming Not Possible

5.0/10 IMDB

A man walks down to the water's edge, takes off his clothes and prepares to go for a swim.... only to find himself fully clothed. This happens again and again.

Directed by: Ferdinand Zecca
Release date: 1904-10-30

A Couple of Lightweights at Coney Island

4.1/10 IMDB

Two kids having a boxing match at the beach.

Release date: 1904-04-30

A Subject for the Rogue's Gallery

5.2/10 IMDB

In this one, we have a tracking shot, starting from a long distance into a close up as policemen restrain a woman for her mug shot -- and she does some mugging to enliven the piece.

Release date: 1904-02-24

Troubles of a Manager of a Burlesque Show

4.3/10 IMDB

Facing a stationary camera, sitting at a desk, a man works busily. Posters of burlesque queens are on the wall behind him. A single woman, followed later by later two others, comes into the office seeking a job. The manager hands each a box with a costume in it and points to dressing rooms. Each of the women has a different reaction when she discovers the nature of her costume, and the busy manager has a distinct response to each of the women as well.

Directed by: Wallace McCutcheon Sr.
Release date: 1904-01-01

Une noce à bicyclette

4.2/10 IMDB

Clowns on bicycles: that pretty much sums up this short Pathe comedy. They dress in various costumes. The bicycles are in varying states of disrepair. They ride along various places, occasionally falling off the bicycles, or being unable to get the bicycles moving. A dog appears to yap at the effort.

Release date: 1904-04-26

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