Best Comedy Movies of 1904
An Interesting Story
The adventures of an inattentive man who can't look away from his book.
A “madman” escapes prison and the torments of his warders.
Drat That Boy
A boy pulls a prank on his poor old mother.
A brief vaudeville-style demonstration of a "Dog Transformator," a machine that instantly turns dogs into sausages, and amazingly, sausages back into dogs.
A family moves out to the 'peaceful' suburbs where everything goes wrong, including the mother-in-law moving in.
Mr. Pecksniff Fetches the Doctor
A husband rushes for a doctor and his wife has triplets.
Meet Me at the Fountain
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.
Troubles of a Manager of a Burlesque Show
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.
Pull Down the Curtain, Susie
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.
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.