Best Comedy Movies of 1919


Don't Change Your Husband

6.7/10 IMDB

Leila porter comes to dislike her husband James, a glue king who is always eating onions and looking sloppy. But after she divorces him and marries two-timing playboy Schuyler Van Sutphen the now-reformed James looks pretty good.

Starring: Elliott Dexter, Gloria Swanson, Lew Cody, Sylvia Ashton, Theodore Roberts, Julia Faye, James Neill, Ted Shawn ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
Release date: 1919-01-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1919 : Daddy-Long-Legs


6.5/10 IMDB

Wealthy Jervis Pendleton acts as benefactor for orphan Judy Abbott, anonymously sponsoring her in her boarding school. But as she grows up, he finds himself falling in love with her, and she with him, though she does not know that the man she has fallen for is her benefactor.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Milla Davenport, Percy Haswell, Fay Lemport, Mahlon Hamilton, Lillian Langdon, Betty Bouton, Audrey Chapman, Marshall Neilan, Joan Marsh ..
Directed by: Marshall Neilan
Release date: 1919-05-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1919 : True Heart Susie

True Heart Susie

7.0/10 IMDB

True Heart Susie (Gish) secretly loves her neighbor, William Jenkins (Harron), but neither, it seems, can confess their feelings for each other.

Starring: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Wilbur Higby, Loyola O'Connor, George Fawcett, Clarine Seymour, Kate Bruce, Carol Dempster, Raymond Cannon, Louise Emmons ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1919-06-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1919 : Sunnyside


6.7/10 IMDB

Chaplin plays a handyman at a hotel. His love interest in the village is the girl played by Edna Purviance. A young man from the city arrives and appears to have an eye for Edna too. Chaplin tries to win her back.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Tom Wilson, Tom Terriss, Henry Bergman ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1919-06-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1919 : A Day's Pleasure

A Day's Pleasure

6.7/10 IMDB

A quickly made Chaplin two-reeler to help fill a gap while working on his first feature The Kid. It's about a an outing with his wife and kids and things don't go smoothly.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan, Babe London, Loyal Underwood, Jessalyn Van Trump ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1919-12-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1919 : Bumping Into Broadway

Bumping Into Broadway

7.0/10 IMDB

A young playwright spends his last cent to pay the past-due rent for the pretty dancer who's his boarding house next-door neighbor. Soon after, he winds up at a gambling club, where he wins big - just before a police raid.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels, 'Snub' Pollard, Helen Gilmore, Noah Young, Fred C. Newmeyer, Charles Stevenson, Sammy Brooks, Gus Leonard ..
Directed by: Hal Roach
Release date: 1919-11-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1919 : Back Stage

Back Stage

6.6/10 IMDB

Roscoe and Buster give a bullying Strongman the what-for, and after the performance troupe quits it's up to Fatty and Buster and St. John to keep the show going.

Starring: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Al St. John, Molly Malone, Charles A. Post, Jack Coogan Sr. ..
Directed by: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Release date: 1919-09-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1919 : The Hoodlum

The Hoodlum

6.7/10 IMDB

A spoiled young rich girl is forced by misfortune to fight for survival in the slums and alleys, where she becomes involved with all manner of unpleasantness.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Ralph Lewis, Kenneth Harlan, T.D. Crittenden, Aggie Herring, Andrew Arbuckle, Max Davidson, Paul Mullen, Buddy Messinger, Nellie Anderson ..
Directed by: Sidney Franklin
Release date: 1919-08-31
Best Comedy Movies of 1919 : The Hayseed

The Hayseed

6.0/10 IMDB

Buster manages the store while Roscoe delivers the mail, taking time out for hide-and-seek with Molly. The constable, also interested in Molly, steals $300 while being observed by Buster.

Starring: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Molly Malone, Jack Coogan Sr. ..
Directed by: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Release date: 1919-10-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1919 : Yankee Doodle in Berlin

Yankee Doodle in Berlin

5.6/10 IMDB

Behind enemy lines, Captain Bob White disguises himself as a woman in order to fool members of the German High Command, including the Kaiser himself.

Starring: Bothwell Browne, Ford Sterling, Malcolm St. Clair, Bert Roach, Eva Thatcher, Marie Prevost, Ben Turpin, Charles Murray, Chester Conklin, Heinie Conklin ..
Directed by: F. Richard Jones
Release date: 1919-03-02

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