Best Comedy Movies of 1912

1.

How a Mosquito Operates

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

A hungry mosquito spots and follows a man on his way home. The mosquito slips into the room where the man is sleeping, and gets ready for a meal. His first attempts startle the man and wake him up, but the mosquito is very persistent.

Directed by: Winsor McCay
Release date: 1912-01-01
2.

Bunny's Suicide

3.2
5.6/10 IMDB

A tragicomedy in which the suicide attempt of the character Bunny is seen by a neighbour, who quickly calls for help.

Starring: John Bunny, Flora Finch ..
Directed by: Laurence Trimble
Release date: 1912-09-05
Best Comedy Movies of 1912 : At Coney Island
3.

At Coney Island

2.9
5.3/10 IMDB

Mack takes Mabel to Coney Island, only to have her stolen by slick Ford, who is temporarily out of sight of a watchful wife and children.

Starring: Mack Sennett, Mabel Normand, Ford Sterling, Gus Pixley ..
Directed by: Mack Sennett
Release date: 1912-10-28
Best Comedy Movies of 1912 : The Sunbeam
4.

The Sunbeam

2.8
6.3/10 IMDB

Set in a tenement, a lonely confirmed bachelor occupies a room across the hall from a dour spinster. Children run amok in the hallways playing pranks on the two. A little girl from the floor above, now alone in the world, brings the pair together and brightens their lives.

Starring: Ynez Seabury, Kate Bruce, Claire McDowell, Dell Henderson, Charles Hill Mailes, Priscilla Dean, John T. Dillon, Gladys Egan, Edna Foster, W. Chrystie Miller ..
Directed by: D. W. Griffith
Release date: 1912-02-26
5.

A Voice from the Deep

2.7
5.3/10 IMDB

Percy and Harold are rivals and both take the object of their affections for an outing.

Starring: Edward Dillon, Fred Mace, Marguerite Marsh, William J. Butler, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Florence Barker, Dell Henderson, Harry Hyde, J. Jiquel Lanoe, Florence Lee ..
Directed by: Mack Sennett
Release date: 1912-03-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1912 : Canned Harmony
6.

Canned Harmony

2.6
5.7/10 IMDB

The Professor will not allow his daughter to marry a non-musician, but Billy, her would-be suitor, cannot play a single note. When he is about to give up, Billy’s roommate suggests bluffing his way into the Professor’s favor with the aid of a suitably musical disguise and a well-hidden phonograph player.

Starring: Billy Quirk, Blanche Cornwall, Lee Beggs, Darwin Karr ..
Directed by: Alice Guy-Blaché
Release date: 1912-10-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1912 : Thirty Days at Hard Labor
7.

Thirty Days at Hard Labor

2.5
5.7/10 IMDB

Jack must prove himself before Beatrice's father will allow him to continue seeing his daughter.

Starring: Robert Brower, Mary Fuller, Harold M. Shaw, William Wadsworth ..
Directed by: Oscar Apfel
Release date: 1912-01-09
8.

The Picture Idol

2.5
5.6/10 IMDB

A short comedy about a girl (played by Clara Kimball Young) who is in love with a movie star (Maurice Costello) and who follows him everywhere. Her parents want to teach her ??a lesson, and invite the actor to their home.

Starring: Maurice Costello, Clara Kimball Young, Mary Maurice, Charles Eldridge, James Morrison, George Cooper, Alice Lake ..
Directed by: James Young
Release date: 1912-05-31
Best Comedy Movies of 1912 : Stolen Glory
9.

Stolen Glory

2.4
5.5/10 IMDB

Veteran Warner and old gardener Burns vie for the hand of Widow Simpson, and the gardener steals the former's uniform and joins in the ranks of a parade, pursued by his rival. Utilizes footage shot during a Thomas Ince battle production at Inceville, the Grand Army of the Republic parade in downtown Los Angeles which commenced at 9:30am PST on September 11, 1912 (including starting area at 5th and Los Angeles and viewing stands near finish by Courthouse at Broadway and Temple), and other G.A.R. festivities at the National Soldiers' Home at Sawtelle in Los Angeles.

Starring: Ford Sterling, Fred Mace, Alice Davenport, Charles Avery, Victoria Forde, Frank Opperman ..
Directed by: Mack Sennett
Release date: 1912-10-14
10.

Mrs. 'Enry 'Awkins

2.4
5.1/10 IMDB

Noah Clayton, an old coster, who has made a bit of money, lives with his daughter Liza. He is very cranky and very gouty. Henry Hawkins, a young coster, and Bill Brown, a teacher of boxing, and an ex-pugilist, are both in love with Liza. Old Clayton favors Bill, because he is well off. Liza likes Henry, and they meet down near the old church and do their love-making. Bill lays siege to Liza, offering her presents, which she refuses. At last he offers to take her to a music hall and she yields and goes with him. There they are seen by Hawkins, who becomes furiously jealous and upbraids Liza. She loses her temper and claims the right to do as she likes. Henry on this swears he will fight Bill, and Liza tells him not to be a fool, that Bill could lick him with one hand, and they part in anger. Hawkins meets Bill and challenges him. The result is a foregone conclusion. Poor Hawkins is knocked out and laid up in bed for repairs, tended by his landlady.

Starring: Maurice Costello, Norma Talmadge, Van Dyke Brooke, Harry T. Morey, George Cooper ..
Directed by: Maurice Costello, Van Dyke Brooke
Release date: 1912-03-13

Also check Best comedy movies of 1913.

Check out our top containing the Best Comedy Movies of 1912 - PickTheMovie.com. This top was obtained with our unique algorithm ordered by our unique ranking system.

tmdb