Best Comedy Movies of 1920



6.3/10 IMDB

Amanda Afflick is a lovesick laundress who daydreams about customer Horace Greensmith and cherishes the shirt he brought in for washing eight months and sixteen days ago. She tells her fellow workers that the garment belongs to her fiancé, a lord. Just wait, Amanda boasts, one day his lordship will return for his wash — and for her.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Albert Austin, Harold Goodwin, Rose Dione, Darwin Karr, Lavendor the Horse, Taylor N. Duncan, Joan Marsh, Nadyne Montgomery, Theodore Roberts ..
Directed by: John Francis Dillon
Release date: 1920-01-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1920 : Dinty


7.9/10 IMDB

Dinty is a newsboy whose fight to care for his ailing mother leads him into conflicts with the other boys on the street and then with drug smugglers in Chinatown.

Starring: Wesley Barry, Noah Beery, Colleen Moore, Anna May Wong, Aaron Mitchell, J. Barney Sherry, Marjorie Daw, Walter Chung, Tom Gallery, Newton Hall ..
Directed by: John McDermott, Marshall Neilan
Release date: 1920-11-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1920 : Life of the Party

Life of the Party

6.1/10 IMDB

An attorney is thrust into wild adventures by an attractive young woman.

Starring: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Winifred Greenwood, Roscoe Karns, Julia Faye, Frank Campeau, Allen Connor, Fred Starr, Viora Daniel, Ben Lewis ..
Directed by: Joseph Henabery
Release date: 1920-11-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1920 : A False Alarm

A False Alarm

5.1/10 IMDB

Jerry his boss sees some kind of commotion from far away though it's only viewable from above a fence blocking the rest of it. So he and Jerry get a sheriff who when they arrive at the fence suggests a constable who then suggests a cop. In between all those encounters, we see them all take the long walks to various places of which one of those-up a hanging bridge-provides some good humour when they fall down on it a couple of times. When all of the above all gather together, they walk another long distance to the other side of the fence. (IMDB)

Directed by: Vernon Stallings
Release date: 1920-03-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1920 : Conrad in Quest of His Youth

Conrad in Quest of His Youth

7.2/10 IMDB

Conrad Warrener, a man of near middle-age, reflects nostalgically on the happy times of his youth and decides to recapture them. However, what he learns about the "second time around" is neither what he expected nor what he hoped for.

Starring: Thomas Meighan, Mabel Van Buren, Mayme Kelso, Bertram Johns, Margaret Loomis, Sylvia Ashton, Kathlyn Williams, Charles Ogle, Ruth Renick, A. Edward Sutherland ..
Directed by: William C. de Mille
Release date: 1920-11-06

A Fresh Start

6.4/10 IMDB

Two men are released from prison and while keeping up appearances, they steal everything they can from the guards hugging them farewell.

Starring: Lige Conley, Jimmie Adams, Marvel Rea, Frank J. Coleman ..
Directed by: Jack White
Release date: 1920-07-20
Best Comedy Movies of 1920 : Huckleberry Finn

Huckleberry Finn

6.5/10 IMDB

Huckleberry Finn, a rambuctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi River. Accompanying him is Jim, a slave running away from being sold. Together the two strike a bond of friendship that takes them through harrowing events and thrilling adventures.

Starring: Lewis Sargent, Katherine Griffith, Martha Mattox, Frank Lanning, Orral Humphrey, Tom Bates, Gordon Griffith, Edythe Chapman, Thelma Salter, George Reed ..
Directed by: William Desmond Taylor
Release date: 1920-02-29
Best Comedy Movies of 1920 : A Bashful Bigamist

A Bashful Bigamist

6.3/10 IMDB

A wife plots to keep her husband at home.

Starring: Eddie Barry, Billy Bletcher, Helen Darling, Mary Lewis, Helen Gilmore ..
Directed by: Allen Watt
Release date: 1920-07-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1920 : The Backyard

The Backyard

6.2/10 IMDB

Jimmy Aubrey lets the kids in the alley shoot arrows at him. After he grows tired of this, he treats them like satchels to get them out of his way. A policeman shows up and he is terrified; later, disguised as a policeman, he encounters Oliver Hardy, who is in brutal mode here.

Starring: Jimmy Aubrey, Oliver Hardy, Evelyn Nelson ..
Directed by: Jess Robbins
Release date: 1920-11-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1920 : Excuse My Dust

Excuse My Dust

5.9/10 IMDB

A top race-car driver leaves the sport to get married and settle down, because his new wife doesn't want him to race anymore. However, not long afterwards his wife takes their infant son and leaves him to go to San Francisco. The husband gets word that his son is seriously ill in San Francisco, but he has no way to get there. Just in the nick of time, however, the racer's father-in-law just happens to have developed a new car for a cross-country race--to San Francisco!

Starring: Wallace Reid, Wallace Reid Jr., Ann Little, Theodore Roberts, Guy Oliver, Otto Brower, Tully Marshall, Walter Long, James Gordon, Jack Herbert ..
Directed by: Sam Wood
Release date: 1920-03-20

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