Best Comedy Movies of 1906
The '?' Motorist
A magical glowing white motorcar dismembers policemen, drives up buildings, flies through outer space, and can transform into a horse and carriage.
A Lively Quarter-Day
A conjurer makes furniture return from the bailiff's.
The Impossible Convicts
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.
Is Spiritualism a Fraud?: The Medium Exposed
Men expose a fake medium's tricks and take revenge.
A jealous husband arrives in the office of Hawkshaw, a private detective. The husband is certain that his wife is being unfaithful, and he wants the detective to produce photographic evidence. The detective tails the wife, and thinks he has caught her, but a sudden mishap prevents him from getting a photo. Despite this and further setbacks, the dedicated detective presses on, determined to fulfill his assignment.
How the Office Boy Saw the Ball Game
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.
The Wig Chase
Child prank causes chase for few ballons and one lady's wig
Andre Deed is moving out, so he has hired some guys with a cart to move his stuff...... and they have a drink to seal the deal. They load his cart...... and they have a drink..... in short, but the time this is over, Deed is pretty loaded too in this amusing comedy.
Les malheurs de Madame Durand
Madame Durand goes for a walk and is oblivious to practically everything. She ends up making a nuisance of herself again and again. It's so bad that she eventually even walks into an open sewer and falls down inside. She can't find her way out and wanders until she's overcome with fatigue. When she awakens, she has rats crawling on her! Eventually, despite herself, she is rescued and returns home....and you can only assume she learned absolutely nothing!
Cache-toi dans la malle!
A woman receives her lover at home but the husband arrives having to hide him in a trunk. They go on a trip and the porters do not treat the trunk very well.