Best Comedy Movies of 1909


Those Awful Hats

6.2/10 IMDB

A pair of young ladies cause trouble at the cinema with their lavish hats.

Starring: Mack Sennett, Flora Finch, Florence Lawrence, Robert Harron, Anita Hendrie, Charles Inslee, Arthur V. Johnson, Gertrude Robinson, Dorothy West, Linda Arvidson ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-01-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1909 : Ben's Kid

Ben's Kid

7.0/10 IMDB

Buck Minor was the most detested man in Wolf Hollow, partly because he was quarrelsome and treacherous, partly because he abused and neglected his little wife, Molly, whom all the camp adored, and for whose sake it tolerated Buck.

Starring: Tom Santschi, Harry Todd, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle ..
Directed by: Francis Boggs
Release date: 1909-07-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1909 : A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

5.7/10 IMDB

The worlds first screen adaptation of a Shakespeare play.

Starring: Maurice Costello, Dolores Costello, Helene Costello, Walter Ackerman ..
Directed by: Charles Kent, J. Stuart Blackton
Release date: 1909-12-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1909 : The Dentures

The Dentures

5.0/10 IMDB

Mother in law gets a new set of dentures. Despite being initially happy, the family soon discovers the teeth have a life of their own and jump from their owner's mouth and bite everyone who comes near--from ladies to gentlemen to policemen.

Starring: Max Linder ..
Directed by: Émile Cohl
Release date: 1909-11-16

The Gibson Goddess

4.9/10 IMDB

A pack of admirers won't leave a beautiful woman alone at a seaside resort, so she devises a plan. She appears in a leg-revealing swimsuit, but the stockings have been stuffed with cotton to make her limbs appear misshapen. All but one of the men is driven off, and regret it when she removes the misleading leggings.

Starring: Marion Leonard, Mary Pickford, Mack Sennett, Arthur V. Johnson, James Kirkwood, George Nichols, Kate Bruce, Billy Quirk ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-11-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1909 : Getting Even

Getting Even

4.8/10 IMDB

All the young men in the mining camp flirt with Lucy. Bud, the youngest of them, doesn't stand a chance. At a dance, Bud dresses as a woman and all the men flirt with him and abandon Lucy. When his disguise is revealed, the other men are too embarrassed to approach Lucy, and Bud dances the rest of the night with her.

Starring: Billy Quirk, Mary Pickford, James Kirkwood, Edwin August, Florence Barker, Kate Bruce, Verner Clarges, Arthur V. Johnson, Florence La Badie, George Nichols ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-09-12

The Little Darling

4.5/10 IMDB

This might be termed a comedy of errors, for the overzealousness of a lot of good-hearted simple folks places them in a rather embarrassing position. Lillie Green, who keeps a boarding house, receives a letter from her old school chum, Polly Brown, whom sin hasn't seen in years, to the effect that as Lillie has never seen her little darling daughter, she will send her for a few days' visit, asking that someone meet the child at the 3:40 train. Lillie's boarders are a bunch of kind-hearted bachelors, who at once prepare to give the "Little Darling" the time of her life, buying a load of toys, etc., for her amusement, also procuring a baby carriage with which to meet her at the train. You may imagine their embarrassment when they find that Tootsie, instead of being a baby, proves to be a handsome young lady of seventeen, whose tastes run rather to garden gates, shady lanes and quiet nooks, than toys. (Moving Picture World)

Starring: Mary Pickford, Robert Harron, Mack Sennett, Billy Quirk, John R. Cumpson, Arthur V. Johnson, Owen Moore, James Kirkwood, Henry B. Walthall ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-09-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1909 : Mr. Flip

Mr. Flip

4.7/10 IMDB

Mr. Flip flirts with every woman he sees, and ends up with a pie, shaving cream, and seltzer in his face.

Starring: Ben Turpin ..
Directed by: Gilbert M. Anderson
Release date: 1909-05-12
Best Comedy Movies of 1909 : They Would Elope

They Would Elope

6.5/10 IMDB

Two lovers elope and expect to be pursued by her father. But the clever father has tricked them into running off, and celebrates their wedding when they return home.

Starring: Billy Quirk, Mary Pickford, James Kirkwood, Kate Bruce, William J. Butler, John R. Cumpson, Gladys Egan, Robert Harron, Arthur V. Johnson, Owen Moore ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-08-09

Her First Biscuits

5.6/10 IMDB

A new bride has made a batch of biscuits. Her husband pretends to like them, so she delivers the rest to his office. But one bite of these biscuits makes you violently ill, and soon all his visitors (he runs a theatrical booking agency), plus the workmen at home, are ill; when she shows up at the office, they all go after her.

Starring: John R. Cumpson, Florence Lawrence, Linda Arvidson, Mary Pickford, Mack Sennett, Marion Leonard ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1909-06-17

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