Best Comedy Movies of 1906


The Impossible Convicts

5.5/10 IMDB

Four prisoners, in convicts' stripes, march backwards down stairs and, under the watchful eyes of guards, hop backwards into their cells. Later, one overpowers a guard and springs his three pals. But, will they be able to pull off an escape? Other guards come to the aid of their fallen comrade before all four felons can flee. Guards and convicts spring forward and backward out of cells, up and down stairs, and into and out of freedom.

Directed by: Billy Bitzer
Release date: 1906-01-27
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How the Office Boy Saw the Ball Game

5.6/10 IMDB

An office boy plays hooky from work so he can watch a ballgame perched high atop a telephone pole. Includes footage of an actual baseball game as if seen through a telescope.

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter
Release date: 1906-07-18

La chaussette

5.4/10 IMDB

A man dancing at a party finds one of his socks has fallen down. Retreating where no one can see him, he removes the offending item. the consequences are not long in coming in this very short -- two minutes -- comedy from Alice Guy.

Directed by: Alice Guy-Blaché
Release date: 1906-04-26

Une noce à bicyclette

4.3/10 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: 1906-04-26

La vengeance du clerc de notaire

4.4/10 IMDB

A notary's clerk and the cleaning woman play a trick on their employer. This earns the clerk a box on the ears. They up the stakes by writing letters that bring every hunchback, cripple and slob crowding into the office.

Release date: 1906-04-26

Le billet de logement

4.4/10 IMDB

Two soldiers appear at a private house and demand lodging.

Release date: 1906-04-26

Douanier séduit

3.9/10 IMDB

A bunch of peasants in their holiday best are trying to cross the border, but Homeland Security or whatever they call it is on guard. Should they shoot him before he can build a wall? No need! There's a pretty girl,p willing to go into his sentry box with with him.

Release date: 1906-04-26

Victime des créanciers

4.4/10 IMDB

Yes, I understand that everyone gets a little behind occasionally, but when the stout, well-dressed man is woken by his servant to deal with the creditors, I tend to be a bit more sympathetic to them than him. When they rise from the soup tureen to demand their just moneys, I wonder why he didn't sell the tureen and pay them. Even when they rise from the nether regions of the lavatory en masse.

Release date: 1906-04-26

The Curate's Dilemma

0.0/10 IMDB

A curate sits on an anthill at a picnic.

Directed by: J.H. Martin
Release date: 1906-05-31

The Saucy Magazine

0.0/10 IMDB

A comedic short by Gaumont.

Release date: 1906-01-01

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