Best Comedy Movies of 1911


Little Nemo

7.1/10 IMDB

Cartoon figures announce, via comic strip balloons, that they will move - and move they do, in a wildly exaggerated style. Also known as "Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics".

Starring: Winsor McCay, John Bunny, Maurice Costello, George McManus ..
Directed by: Winsor McCay, J. Stuart Blackton
Release date: 1911-04-08

Her Crowning Glory

5.7/10 IMDB

A widower becomes infatuated with his daughter's governess, to the displeasure of the child and her nurse.

Starring: John Bunny, Flora Finch, Helene Costello, Kate Price, Mae Costello, Edith Halleran ..
Directed by: Laurence Trimble
Release date: 1911-09-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1911 : Il Natale di Cretinetti

Il Natale di Cretinetti

5.9/10 IMDB

Another nice Christmas comedy, produced by Itala Films, with André Deed in his famous Cretinetti character.

Starring: André Deed ..
Release date: 1911-12-31

Tilly's Party

6.4/10 IMDB

Two young men help two girls escape.

Starring: Alma Taylor, Chrissie White, Harry Buss, Hay Plumb ..
Directed by: Lewin Fitzhamon
Release date: 1911-04-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1911 : The Mummy

The Mummy

5.8/10 IMDB

An electric current accidentally brings a female mummy back to life with decidedly romantic inclinations, much to the surprise of a young Egyptologist and his less than understanding fiancée. This film is presumed lost.

Starring: William Garwood, Harry Benham ..
Release date: 1911-03-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1911 : Three Million Dollars

Three Million Dollars

4.9/10 IMDB

Mr. Joseph Close, ranch man, with his wife and daughter, visit the town for supplies. The daughter makes a hit with the storekeeper and it is with difficulty that the ranch man induces his daughter to leave. They return home, and the ranch man finds a letter in his mail box from Wm. Schrider, Attorney-at-Law, informing him that his brother is dead, and has left the sum of three million dollars to his daughter, on condition that she produce an official certificate of her marriage one month from the date of her uncle's death.

Starring: J. Warren Kerrigan, Pauline Bush, George Periolat ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1911-09-06

Séance de spiritisme

5.2/10 IMDB

M. Instead, is a spiritualist and decides to invite some friends to a seance. His daughter, Lucy, however, is much more interested in a certain young man, and when papa goes out to send telegrams to his guests she proceeds to entertain her admirer. Unfortunately papa returns with some of his friends, and the young man balances a table on his back while the tablecloth hides him from the view of all. The guests come in, and tea is put on the table. The poor young man under it is in a very uncomfortable position, and sends all the tea-things flying. The ladies shriek, and the men climb on chairs, for they think it is spirits, and Lucy seizes the opportunity to join him under the table. Papa Insteade lifts up the corner of the tablecloth, and reveals the two enjoying themselves. The pair are so obviously in love that he relents, and gives the necessary consent.

Starring: Léonce Perret, Jeanne Marie-Laurent ..
Directed by: Léonce Perret
Release date: 1911-01-05

Jobard change de bonne

4.7/10 IMDB

Lucien Cazalis first his maid and hires a new one. When she puts on an apron, he realizes how pretty she is. What's a Frenchman to do? However, when various men in uniform troop into his apartment when he is leaving, he grows suspicious.

Starring: Lucien Cazalis ..
Directed by: Émile Cohl
Release date: 1911-12-17

Are we down-hearted?

5.4/10 IMDB

Cecil Hepworth’s Vivaphone film features Hay Plumb singing George Robins’ optimistic 1906 ditty concerning the mischievous responses of a poor family to regular visits from the bailiffs.

Starring: Hay Plumb, Madge Campbell, Jack Hulcup, Chrissie White, Alma Taylor, Jamie Darling, Frank Wilson ..
Directed by: Frank Wilson
Release date: 1911-01-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1911 : In Old Madrid

In Old Madrid

4.8/10 IMDB

A young Spanish couple want to be together, but are hindered by the girl's parents. They try a ruse to get a chance to be alone, but it is discovered. The young man then decides to resort to more daring methods.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Owen Moore ..
Directed by: Thomas H. Ince
Release date: 1911-03-20

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