Best Comedy Movies of 1924

1.

Sherlock, Jr.

5.8
8.2/10 IMDB

A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton, Erwin Connelly, Ward Crane, Doris Deane, George Davis, Kewpie Morgan, Steve Murphy, John Patrick ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton
Release date: 1924-04-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : The Navigator
2.

The Navigator

4.0
7.7/10 IMDB

The wealthy and impulsive Rollo Treadway decides to propose to his beautiful socialite neighbor, Betsy O'Brien. Alhough Betsy turns Rollo down, he still opts go on the cruise that he intended as their honeymoon. When circumstances find both Rollo and Betsy on the wrong ship, they end up having adventures on the high seas.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Frederick Vroom, Clarence Burton, H.N. Clugston, Noble Johnson ..
Directed by: Donald Crisp, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1924-10-13
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Girl Shy
3.

Girl Shy

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

Harold Meadows (Lloyd) is a shy, stuttering bachelor working in a tailor shop, who is writing a guide book for other bashful young men, "The Secret of Making Love," chapters from which are portrayed as fantasy sequences. Fate has him meet rich girl, Mary (Ralston), and they fall in love. But she is about to wed an already married man, so our hero embarks upon a hair-raising daredevil ride to prevent the wedding.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Richard Daniels, Carlton Griffin, Ethel Broadhurst, Sammy Brooks, Billy Butts, Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels ..
Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor
Release date: 1924-04-20
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Hot Water
4.

Hot Water

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Episodic look at married life and in-law problems. Adventures include a ride on a crowded trolley with a live turkey; a wild spin in a new auto with the in-laws in tow; and a sequence in which Hubby accidently chloroforms his mother-in-law and is convinced that he has killed her. When she begins sleep-walking, he thinks that she has returned to haunt him.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Josephine Crowell, Charles Stevenson, Mickey McBan ..
Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor
Release date: 1924-10-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Wine of Youth
5.

Wine of Youth

3.1
6.0/10 IMDB

Based on a play be Rachel Crothers, WINE OF YOUTH is a solid drama about "the modern young generation" and how they think they know it all. It's also a play about love and marriage.

Starring: Eleanor Boardman, William Haines, Gertrude Claire, Jean Arthur, Zasu Pitts, James Morrison, Johnnie Walker, Niles Welch, Creighton Hale, Ben Lyon ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1924-09-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Manhandled
6.

Manhandled

3.1
6.5/10 IMDB

Comedy which concerns the struggles of an ambitious department store sales clerk who is caught up in New York high society.

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Tom Moore, Lilyan Tashman, Ian Keith, Arthur Housman, Paul McAllister, Frank Morgan, Pierre Collosse, Marie Shelton, Carrie Scott ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1924-07-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : The Fraidy Cat
7.

The Fraidy Cat

3.0
7.2/10 IMDB

Jimmy Jump is a coward. Everyone and everything makes him afraid. He cowers from the neighborhood children, even though he's old enough to be their father. He is terrified of Lem Tucker, who is his rival for the heart of Dorothy. Only when he mistakenly believes he is about to die does Jimmy find courage. But will it last?

Starring: Charley Chase, Beth Darlington, Earl Mohan, Joe Cobb, Mickey Daniels, Helen Gilmore, Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Andy Samuel, Emma Tansey ..
Directed by: James Parrott
Release date: 1924-03-29
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : The Marriage Circle
8.

The Marriage Circle

3.0
7.2/10 IMDB

Professor Stock and his wife Mizzi are always bickering. Mizzi tries to seduce Dr. Franz Braun, the new husband of her good friend Charlotte

Starring: Florence Vidor, Monte Blue, Marie Prevost, Creighton Hale, Adolphe Menjou, Harry Myers, Dale Fuller, Esther Ralston ..
Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch
Release date: 1924-02-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Trip to Mars
9.

Trip to Mars

3.0
6.8/10 IMDB

Dave Fleischer sends Koko to Mars.

Starring: Max Fleischer ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1924-04-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : The Fugitive Futurist
10.

The Fugitive Futurist

2.7
6.5/10 IMDB

A habitual loser at the race-track is approached by a man who claims to be an inventor with a machine that can see into the future; but can it predict the winner of tomorrow's race? And just whom is the “inventor” trying to escape anyway?

Directed by: Gaston Quiribet
Release date: 1924-09-30

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