Best Comedy Movies of 1917

1.

The Immigrant

4.7
7.7/10 IMDB

An European immigrant endures a challenging voyage only to get into trouble as soon as he arrives in New York.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman, Kitty Bradbury, Frank J. Coleman, William Gillespie, Tom Harrington, James T. Kelley ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1917-06-17
Best Comedy Movies of 1917 : Easy Street
2.

Easy Street

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

A derelict, huddled under the steps of a missionary church, feels enlightened by the sermon of a passionate preacher and infatuated by the beauty of the congregation's pianist, in such a way that he tries to improve his life of poverty by becoming a policeman. His first assignment will be to patrol along Easy Street, the turf of a vicious bully and his criminal gang.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, James T. Kelly, Albert Austin, Lloyd Bacon, Henry Bergman, Frank J. Coleman, William Gillespie, Charlotte Mineau ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1917-01-22
Best Comedy Movies of 1917 : The Adventurer
3.

The Adventurer

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

The daring convict no. 23, known as The Eel, escapes from prison and, after mocking his inept persecutors, saves the lives of three people in peril: a beautiful girl, her mother and an annoying suitor, only to get exhausted and almost drowned. Once he regains his strength at Judge Brown's home, he participates on an upper-class social party where he competes with the suitor for the favors of the charming Miss Brown. But prison guards are still after him…

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman, Albert Austin, Phyllis Allen, Frank J. Coleman, Marta Golden, James T. Kelley, Monta Bell ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1917-10-22
Best Comedy Movies of 1917 : The Poor Little Rich Girl
4.

The Poor Little Rich Girl

3.3
6.7/10 IMDB

Gwen's family is rich, but her parents ignore her and most of the servants push her around, so she is lonely and unhappy. Her father is concerned only with making money, and her mother cares only about her social position. But one day a servant's irresponsibility creates a crisis that causes everyone to rethink what is important to them.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Madlaine Traverse, Charles Wellesley, Gladys Fairbanks, Frank McGlynn Sr., Emile La Croix, Marcia Harris, Marcia Harris, Frank Andrews, Herbert Prior ..
Directed by: Maurice Tourneur
Release date: 1917-03-05
Best Comedy Movies of 1917 : The Butcher Boy
5.

The Butcher Boy

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Customers and clerks frolic in a general store. Roscoe walks out of the freezer wearing a fur coat, then does some clever cleaver tossing. In Buster's film debut he buys a pail of molasses.

Starring: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Al St. John, Josephine Stevens, Arthur Earle, Joe Bordeaux, Charles Dudley, Alice Lake, Agnes Neilson ..
Directed by: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Release date: 1917-04-23
Best Comedy Movies of 1917 : A Romance of the Redwoods
6.

A Romance of the Redwoods

2.9
5.7/10 IMDB

A young girl travels west to live with her uncle during the California Gold Rush only to find that he has been killed by Indians and his identity assumed by an outlaw.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Elliott Dexter, Tully Marshall, Raymond Hatton, Charles Ogle, Walter Long, Winter Hall ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
Release date: 1917-05-14
Best Comedy Movies of 1917 : Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
7.

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

2.8
6.2/10 IMDB

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1917) is a silent film directed by Marshall Neilan based upon the novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin. This version is notable for having been adapted by famed female screenwriter Frances Marion. The film was made by the "Mary Pickford Company" and was an acclaimed box office smash.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Eugene O'Brien, Helen Jerome Eddy, Marjorie Daw, Charles Ogle, Mayme Kelso, Josephine Crowell, Jack McDonald, Violet Wilkey, Milton Berle ..
Directed by: Marshall Neilan
Release date: 1917-09-22
Best Comedy Movies of 1917 : His Wedding Night
8.

His Wedding Night

2.5
6.0/10 IMDB

Al and Roscoe, employees at a gas station, are rivals for Alice. When Buster delivers a wedding gown for Alice and begins modeling it, he is mistaken for Alice and is kidnapped by Al.

Starring: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Al St. John, Buster Keaton, Alice Mann, Arthur Earle, Jimmy Bryant, Josephine Stevens ..
Directed by: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Release date: 1917-08-20
Best Comedy Movies of 1917 : A Reckless Romeo
9.

A Reckless Romeo

2.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Roscoe flirts with a girl in the park. Later he takes his wife and mother-in-law to the movies only to see his flirtation showing on the screen.

Starring: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Corinne Parquet, Agnes Neilson, Alice Lake, Al St. John, Jimmy Bryant ..
Directed by: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Release date: 1917-05-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1917 : Max in a Taxi
10.

Max in a Taxi

2.3
6.2/10 IMDB

Max Linder in his first Los Angeles made comedy "Max in a Taxi"

Starring: Max Linder, Martha Mansfield ..
Directed by: Max Linder
Release date: 1917-04-23

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