Best Comedy Movies of 1924


Wine of Youth

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 : The Fraidy Cat

The Fraidy Cat

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 : Forbidden Paradise

Forbidden Paradise

6.3/10 IMDB

Film based on the Lajos Biró play, directed by Ernst Lubitsch.

Starring: Pola Negri, Rod La Rocque, Adolphe Menjou, Pauline Starke, Fred Malatesta, Nick De Ruiz, Carrie Daumery, Clark Gable, Carlton Griffin, William Quinn ..
Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch
Release date: 1924-01-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Happiness


7.1/10 IMDB

The adventures of a young shopgirl who learns that having money is not the key to happiness.

Starring: Laurette Taylor, Pat O'Malley, Hedda Hopper, Cyril Chadwick, Edith Yorke, Patterson Dial, Joan Standing, Lawrence Grant, Charlotte Mineau ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1924-03-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Jubilo, Jr.

Jubilo, Jr.

6.8/10 IMDB

A young boy, determined to make money enough to buy his mother a birthday present, finds a variety of odd jobs and finally starts up a makeshift circus.

Starring: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Will Rogers, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Mary Kornman, Charley Chase ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1924-06-28
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Outdoor Pajamas

Outdoor Pajamas

7.0/10 IMDB

This funny Hal Roach comedy has Jimmy Jump (Charley Chase) waking up late for his wedding so in the mad rush he ends up leaving his house only dressed in his pajamas. As he makes his way to the church he finds one disaster after another.

Starring: Charley Chase, Martha Sleeper, Chester A. Bachman, Eddie Baker, Beth Darlington, Jack Gavin, Jules Mendel, George Rowe, Lyle Tayo, Leo Willis ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1924-09-13

Stupid, but Brave

6.7/10 IMDB

Impoverished "bum" gets a close shave from a menacing barber, then gets tangled up with a banana king, escaped convicts and marathon runners.

Starring: Al St. John, Doris Deane, Eugene Pallette, Kewpie Morgan, George Davis, Christine Francis, John Sinclair ..
Directed by: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Release date: 1924-10-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Peg o' the Mounted

Peg o' the Mounted

6.4/10 IMDB

A pint-sized Mountie pursues a gang of moonshiners.

Starring: Baby Peggy, Jack Earle ..
Directed by: Alfred J. Goulding
Release date: 1924-02-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : The Reckless Age

The Reckless Age

6.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Reginald Denny, Ruth Dwyer, John Steppling, May Wallace, William Austin, Tom McGuire ..
Directed by: Harry A. Pollard
Release date: 1924-08-16

His Darker Self

5.8/10 IMDB

A small town man takes a mail-order detective course. When a Black friend is murdered, he goes undercover in black-face to investigate at a notorious, knife-wielding bootlegger's roadhouse. Originally a 5-reel feature (50min), now only 2 reel edit exists.

Starring: Lloyd Hamilton, Tom Wilson, Tom O'Malley, Irma Harrison, Edna May Sperl, Sally Long, Kate Bruce, Warren Cook, Lucille La Verne ..
Directed by: John W. Noble
Release date: 1924-03-16

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