Best Comedy Movies of 1919


True Heart Susie

7.0/10 IMDB

Susie secretly loves her neighbor, William Jenkins, 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 : 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 : 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 : Ask Father

Ask Father

6.9/10 IMDB

Lloyd is a serious young middle-class guy on the make who wants to marry the boss’ daughter. The problem is getting in to see the boss so that he can ask for her hand in marriage as the office is guarded by a bunch of comic, clumsy flunkies who throw everyone out who tries to get in.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels, 'Snub' Pollard, Wallace Howe, Bud Jamison, Noah Young, Sammy Brooks, Marie Mosquini ..
Directed by: Hal Roach
Release date: 1919-02-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1919 : Sunnyside


6.7/10 IMDB

An overworked farmhand who works also at the adjacent hotel dreams of marrying the village belle.

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 : Don't Change Your Husband

Don't Change Your Husband

6.6/10 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 : 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., William Collier Jr. ..
Directed by: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Release date: 1919-09-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1919 : A Day's Pleasure

A Day's Pleasure

6.7/10 IMDB

A father takes his family for an outing, which turns out to be a ridiculous trial.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan, Babe London, Loyal Underwood, Jessalyn Van Trump, Tom Wilson ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1919-12-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1919 : The Star Boarder

The Star Boarder

6.0/10 IMDB

Larry's absurdly plush life of ease as a convict comes to an end when his sentence is up. Tossed out, he tries several ways, including a stickup to get back in the comfortable jail. Exchanging clothes with a lookalike escaped prisoner, he goes back, only to find he's to be hung. Now desperate to leave again, he joins other cons in a jailbreak.

Starring: Larry Semon, Lucille Carlisle, Norma Shearer, William Hauber, Chai Hong, Snooky, Frank Alexander ..
Directed by: Larry Semon
Release date: 1919-05-26

The Tantalizing Fly

7.3/10 IMDB

A film in the “Out of the Inkwell” series, an early animated short from Max Fleischer.

Directed by: Max Fleischer
Release date: 1919-10-03

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