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: 1924-04-17
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : The Navigator
2.

The Navigator

4.6
7.6/10 IMDB

The wealthy and impulsive Rollo Treadway decides to propose to his beautiful socialite neighbor, Betsy O'Brien. Although Betsy turns Rollo down, he still opts to 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: 1924-09-28
3.

Girl Shy

4.0
7.7/10 IMDB

Harold Meadows is a shy, stuttering bachelor working in a tailor shop, who is writing a guidebook, The Secret of Making Love, for other bashful young men. Fate has him meet rich girl Mary, 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

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Lloyd's look at married life and the issues of the in-law. 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. Finally, a sequence in which Hubby accidentally chloroforms his mother-in-law and becomes convinced that he's killed her!

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 : The Marriage Circle
5.

The Marriage Circle

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Professor Stock and his wife Mizzi are uhappily married. The professor, suspicious of his wife, hires a detective to spy on her in hopes of obtaining a divorce. Mizzi sets her sights on seducing Dr. Franz Braun, the new husband of her good friend Charlotte. Dr. Braun's colleague, Dr. Mueller, who has his eye on Charlotte, sees this as his opportunity. Through a misunderstanding, Charlotte thinks that her husband is interested in Miss Hofer, and asks Mizzi to keep him occupied... around and around the circle goes in Lubitsch's refined comedy of mistaken infidelity.

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 : The Hollywood Kid
6.

The Hollywood Kid

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

A short packed with more stars and gags than most features of its day, this film delivered a gaggle of guffaws!

Starring: Charles Murray, Louise Carver, Jackie Lucas, Vernon Dent, Jack Cooper, Andy Clyde, Mack Sennett, Marvin Loback, Ray Grey, Elsie Tarron ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth, Del Lord
Release date: 1924-04-19
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Manhandled
7.

Manhandled

3.5
6.6/10 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 : Andy's Stump Speech
8.

Andy's Stump Speech

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

Andy Gump is a clueless yokel that decides that he can run for President.

Starring: Joe Murphy, Joe Murphy, Jack Morgan, James T. Kelley, Charles King, Robert McKenzie, Broderick O'Farrell ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog
Release date: 1924-11-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : The Hansom Cabman
9.

The Hansom Cabman

3.2
6.8/10 IMDB

Harry Doolittle wakes up on the day he's to marry Betty Bright. He has a terrible hangover. A strange woman appears in his room saying that he married her the night before, and just then, his fiancée and her mother arrive. There's anger all around, leading to Harry's arrest. He's jailed while awaiting trial in front of Betty's father, a judge. She visits him in the clink. He escapes and disguises himself as a cabman. The police are looking for him, as are his fiancée and her mother. Will it get straightened out in time for wedding bells to ring?

Starring: Harry Langdon, Marceline Day, Charlotte Mineau, Andy Clyde, Madeline Hurlock, Leo Sulky, Tiny Ward, James Donnelly, Charles Force, William Blaisdell ..
Directed by: Harry Edwards
Release date: 1924-10-12
10.

Trip to Mars

2.9
6.7/10 IMDB

Dave Fleischer sends Koko to Mars.

Starring: Max Fleischer ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1924-04-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Tire Trouble
11.

Tire Trouble

2.9
7.2/10 IMDB

This Hal Roach comedy short, Tire Trouble, is the twenty-second entry in the "Our Gang/Little Rascals" series. In this one, Mickey drives his own makeshift car with Mary, Joe, and Jackie in tow. Among the unusual gadgets: a boxing glove attached to the outside front that knocks out any passersby! When they stop where Sunshine Sammy and Farina are standing, Sammy gets punched by that glove twice and also gets hit by the front grille that moves! He's making a delivery to a rich man named J. William McAllister. This man believes he's very sick because of what his doctor and wife says but after the gang come in uninvited, they look at him and think otherwise.

Starring: Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Mary Kornman ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1924-01-12
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Her Night of Romance
12.

Her Night of Romance

2.9
6.9/10 IMDB

An impoverished British lord (Paul Menford) impersonates a doctor in order to woo an ailing American heiress (Dorothy Adams). The lord is in it for love, but his business associate (Joe Diamond) smells money.

Starring: Constance Talmadge, Ronald Colman, Jean Hersholt, Albert Gran, Robert Rendel, Sidney Bracey, Joseph J. Dowling, Templar Saxe, Eric Mayne, Emily Fitzroy ..
Directed by: Sidney Franklin
Release date: 1924-11-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Seein' Things
13.

Seein' Things

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

At the start we learn that Farina is suffering nightmares each time he eats meat. His mom tells him to stay away from the stuff but he loves it so much he sneaks out of the house and ends up eating several chickens. That night she puts him to bed and sure enough he begins to have nightmares that the other kids are chasing him. Basing a kids comedy around one kid having nightmares and being stalked by other kids might seem rather bizarre but this was 1924 we're talking about.

Starring: Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Mary Kornman, Andy Samuel ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1924-04-05
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Jubilo, Jr.
14.

Jubilo, Jr.

2.9
7.0/10 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 : Commencement Day
15.

Commencement Day

2.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Centering around the closing days of the school year, this is a view into the life of a one-room schoolhouse. This type of learning institution has long vanished from the landscape being continued in Amish communities and such. We get kid-centric amusement as various skills of music are performed by youngsters who were probably coaxed by parents to take up the instruments used.

Starring: Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Mary Kornman ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan, Mark Goldaine
Release date: 1924-05-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Fast Company
16.

Fast Company

2.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Fast Company is the sixteenth short in the "Our Gang/Little Rascals" series created by Hal Roach. Many of the boys here want to go swimming but Mickey has to make a delivery. On the way, he encounters a rich boy waiting at a station for his mom and as they get to talking they trade places since Mickey has never seen the inside of a hotel and the rich kid just wants to play. When the rich kid returns to the gang with the goat-pulling wagon, however, they resolve to go where Mickey is which is where the fun really begins...

Starring: Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Jack Davis, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Mary Kornman, Lassie Lou Ahern, Walter Wilkinson ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1924-11-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : The Fraidy Cat
17.

The Fraidy Cat

2.8
6.9/10 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 : High Society
18.

High Society

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Mickey is a poor boy who lives with his Uncle Pat. While they're broke, they're also very happy. Since Pat hasn't legally adopted Mickey, Aunt Kate gains custody and takes him to her mansion.

Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1924-08-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Manhattan
19.

Manhattan

2.8
6.9/10 IMDB

A wealthy New Yorker falls in love with a burglar's sister.

Starring: Richard Dix, Jacqueline Logan, Gregory Kelly, George Siegmann, Gunboat Smith, Oscar Brimberton Figman, Edna May Oliver, Alice Chapin, James Bradbury Sr. ..
Directed by: R.H. Burnside
Release date: 1924-10-28
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : The Sun Down Limited
20.

The Sun Down Limited

2.8
6.6/10 IMDB

The gang creates their own railroad after being chased from a local railyard, and competes with Toughie.

Starring: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Mary Kornman, Andy Samuel, Sonny Loy, Lassie Lou Ahern ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1924-09-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Big Business
21.

Big Business

2.8
6.6/10 IMDB

In this short the kids are managing their own barber shop, with harrowing results. No one gets hurt, but most of the customers wind up bald or close to it: one kid even gets a prematurely fashionable Mohawk! Scenes involving close calls with sharp scissors might make some viewers wince, while the manicurist uses a device that looks like a wire-cutter.

Starring: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Mary Kornman, Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Andy Samuel, Jannie Hoskins, Sonny Loy ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1924-02-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Too Many Mammas
22.

Too Many Mammas

2.8
7.5/10 IMDB

Charley is called upon to go out with his boss on a date with the boss' mistress, to act as a beard.

Starring: Charley Chase, Martha Sleeper, Beth Darlington, Olive Borden, Noah Young, John T. Prince, Billy Engle, Jack Gavin, Earl Mohan ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1924-10-12
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : It's a Bear
23.

It's a Bear

2.8
6.5/10 IMDB

The kids pretend to be hunting a variety of animals when they're invited to a farm where they try to capture real game. This gets boring after a while so they decide to try and track a bear. Soon the bear is stalking them!

Starring: Joe Cobb, Mickey Daniels, Mary Kornman, Jackie Condon, Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1924-07-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Every Man for Himself
24.

Every Man for Himself

2.8
6.5/10 IMDB

This Our Gang short has the group running an athletic club where Joe is put through a couple fights. They also appear to be running a wireless shoe-shining gig where they get customers by splashing paint on their shoes.

Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1924-10-19
25.

Cartoon Factory

2.7
6.8/10 IMDB

Koko the Clown discovers a machine that can make cartoons. Note that there's a re-released version of this short from the 1930s with added music and voice-work.

Starring: Max Fleischer ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer, Max Fleischer
Release date: 1924-02-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : The First 100 Years
26.

The First 100 Years

2.7
6.4/10 IMDB

A man saves his lady love from Black Mike then comes wedded bliss. He hires a cook, who's brusque, domineering, and constantly smoking a cigar. Out of the blue, the couple gets a visit from his old friend, Roland Stone, bluff and portly. Roland befriends our newly-wed's wife, and this friendship deepens after the husband hires a new cook, the lovely Miss Gainsborough, who gives her boss a little too much friendly attention. That night, a prowler skulks, Miss Gainsborough faints, the newly-wed husband comes to her rescue, and she grabs him and holds on. His wife is offended and determines to leave with Roland. Is the marriage over?

Starring: Harry Langdon, Alice Day, Frank J. Coleman, Louise Carver, Madeline Hurlock, Fanny Kelly, Leo Sulky, Tiny Ward ..
Directed by: F. Richard Jones, Harry Sweet
Release date: 1924-08-16
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : The Buccaneers
27.

The Buccaneers

2.7
6.4/10 IMDB

This Our Gang short has the group playing pirates and building a ship to sail in. Once the ship hits water it sinks but they end up on another boat when the dog unties the rope and the kids head off to sea where they must be rescued by the Navy.

Starring: Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Mary Kornman, Andy Samuel ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan, Mark Goldaine
Release date: 1924-03-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : The Mysterious Mystery!
28.

The Mysterious Mystery!

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

Mickey Daniels doing an impersonation of Sherlock Holmes and Joe Cobb being Watson as the two try to discover the whereabouts of a young rich kids who has gone missing. While trying to find the kid the gang must also try and avoid a dumb detective also working the case.

Starring: Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Eugene Jackson, Andy Samuel, Sonny Loy ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1924-12-12
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : The Fugitive Futurist
29.

The Fugitive Futurist

2.7
6.3/10 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
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Cradle Robbers
30.

Cradle Robbers

2.7
6.1/10 IMDB

The boys cannot go fishing because they have to take care of their baby brothers and sisters. After trying unsuccessfully to sell their babies to some traveling gypsies, Mary shows up and tells them that her little sister just won a prize at the baby show.

Starring: Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Joe Cobb, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Mary Kornman, Dick Henchen, Sonny Loy ..
Directed by: Robert F. McGowan
Release date: 1924-06-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : The Family Secret
31.

The Family Secret

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

Early film adaptation of a popular 19th century melodrama. The daughter of a wealthy man secretly marries a man below her station—one whom her father violently disapproves of. The father, in an excess of parental concern, separates the lovers by sending his daughter away so that she might forget her lover, unaware of their married state. During this time, she gives birth to a daughter. After some months, the young mother returns to her family manor and presents her father with his new granddaughter, which causes a most unfortunate scene. Unbeknownst to the young woman, her enraged father falsely accuses his son-in-law of theft and has him incarcerated in order to separate the lovers in an irrational attempt to force his daughter to forget this "unworthy" young man.

Starring: Baby Peggy, Gladys Hulette, Frank Currier, Lucy Beaumont, Edward Earle, Elizabeth Mackey, Martha Mattox, Cesare Gravina, Martin Turner ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1924-09-28
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : The New School Teacher
32.

The New School Teacher

2.7
6.2/10 IMDB

The new teacher is brutally terrorized by the pupils and becomes the laughingstock of town. Then dramatic events occur which give him a chance for redemption.

Starring: Charles 'Chic' Sale, Doris Kenyon, Mickey Bennett, Russell Griffin, Robert Bentley ..
Directed by: Gregory La Cava
Release date: 1924-05-31
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Powder and Smoke
33.

Powder and Smoke

2.7
6.7/10 IMDB

A lightning rod salesman gets in the middle of a western shootout.

Starring: Charley Chase, Blanche Mehaffey, Eddie Baker, Leo Willis, Jack Gavin, Chet Brandenburg ..
Directed by: James Parrott
Release date: 1924-02-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : All Wet
34.

All Wet

2.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Charley Chase has car trouble.

Starring: Charley Chase, William Gillespie, 'Tonnage' Martin Wolfkeil, Jack Gavin, Janet Gaynor ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1924-01-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Helen's Babies
35.

Helen's Babies

2.6
6.8/10 IMDB

A young man, who has vowed never to marry and doesn't particularly like children, is left in charge of his two very young nieces. At first they drive him to distraction, but then he begins to warm to them, and also to a beautiful young local girl.

Starring: Baby Peggy, Clara Bow, Jeanne Carpenter, Edward Everett Horton, John George ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1924-10-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Hard Knocks
36.

Hard Knocks

2.6
6.6/10 IMDB

A man tries to win over the daughter of his boss.

Starring: Charley Chase, Beth Darlington, Eddie Baker, S. D. Wilcox, Earl Mohan, Jack Ackroyd, Noah Young ..
Directed by: James Parrott
Release date: 1924-02-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Felix Goes West
37.

Felix Goes West

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

Felix gets into trouble with a tribe of Indians out west, and is chased by a bear.

Directed by: Otto Messmer
Release date: 1924-08-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Outdoor Pajamas
38.

Outdoor Pajamas

2.6
6.9/10 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
39.

Just a Minute

2.6
6.9/10 IMDB

A car salesman wants to get marreid but has to make one last sell first.

Starring: Charley Chase, Blanche Mehaffey, Noah Young, Helen Gilmore, Clyde E. Hopkins ..
Directed by: James Parrott
Release date: 1924-02-02
40.

The Poor Fish

2.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Charley, frustrated by his office job, quarrels with his wife, after which they decide to switch jobs. She goes to the office and Charley does the housework. Having never done something like this in his life before, he starts a chaos, something his mother-in-law was expecting...

Starring: Charley Chase, Sammy Brooks, William Gillespie, Katherine Grant, 'Tonnage' Martin Wolfkeil ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1924-12-07
41.

Lizzies of the Field

2.6
6.8/10 IMDB

There is no love lost between the Red Dog Garage and the Black Cat Garage, two auto repair shops on opposite sides of the street. A big cross-country auto race is announced, and it turns into a no-holds-barred contest as the rival garages go all out to win.

Starring: Billy Bevan, Sidney Smith, Jack Lloyd, Barbara Pierce, John J. Richardson, Andy Clyde, Thelma Hill, Elsie Tarron, Tiny Ward, Hazel Williams ..
Directed by: Del Lord
Release date: 1924-09-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Forbidden Paradise
42.

Forbidden Paradise

2.6
6.1/10 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 : Jeffries Jr.
43.

Jeffries Jr.

2.6
6.7/10 IMDB

A man contacts a boxer in order to get in shape.

Starring: Charley Chase, James J. Jeffries, Ena Gregory, Emma Tansey, Leo Willis ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1924-02-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Accidental Accidents
44.

Accidental Accidents

2.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Jimmy Jump gets rather wet.

Starring: Charley Chase, Joe Cobb, Billy Engle, Joseph Forte, Ena Gregory, Earl Mohan, 'Tonnage' Martin Wolfkeil, Chester A. Bachman, Jack Gavin ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1924-11-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : A Ten-Minute Egg
45.

A Ten-Minute Egg

2.5
6.7/10 IMDB

The main premise for the comedy is the Jimmy discovers he can convince people he is a tough figure to be reckoned with merely by giving them a business card identifying him as the bouncer of the "Bucket of Blood Cafe."

Starring: Charley Chase, Ena Gregory, Noah Young, Jack Gavin, Emma Tansey, Joseph Forte, Martha Sleeper, Sammy Brooks, Richard Daniels, Charlie Hall ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1924-07-19
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : April Fool
46.

April Fool

2.5
5.9/10 IMDB

Jimmy Jump is a cracked reporter at a behind-the-times daily newspaper. He also happens to be in love with the managing editor's daughter. It's Monday, April 1st and the paper's editorial staff has a great deal of trouble telling the difference between April Fool's jokes and real events.

Starring: Charley Chase, Blanche Mehaffey, Noah Young, Jack Gavin, Helen Gilmore ..
Directed by: Ralph Ceder
Release date: 1924-05-18
47.

Zeb vs. Paprika

2.5
5.7/10 IMDB

Stan Laurel as a harness racing jockey who must win a big race.

Starring: Stan Laurel, James Finlayson, Ena Gregory, George Rowe, Eddie Baker, Jack Ackroyd, Mildred Booth, Sammy Brooks, Billy Engle, Al Forbes ..
Directed by: Ralph Ceder
Release date: 1924-03-16
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Seeing Nellie Home
48.

Seeing Nellie Home

2.5
6.6/10 IMDB

The situation is typically embarrassing and unlikely-but-possible for Charley, but it is at the same time such a simple idea -- Charley shows off by taking a pretty girl back home, wreaks havoc trying to get her in, then discovers that she's married.

Starring: Charley Chase, Ena Gregory, Martha Sleeper ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1924-07-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : Open All Night
49.

Open All Night

2.5
5.4/10 IMDB

Therese Duverne (Viola Dana) is bored with her even-tempered husband, Edmond (Adolphe Menjou). Isabelle Fevre (Gale Henry) suggests that Edmond go to the bicycle races and stay out all night. Then she takes Therese there and introduces her to manly Petit Mathieu, one of the racers (Maurice B. Flynn). Since he has just quarreled with his sweetheart, Lea (Jetta Goudal), he is glad to have Therese's attention and offers to run away with her after he wins the six-day race. Lea, meanwhile, is spending her time with Edmond. Therese eventually decides she doesn't care for brutes like Mathieu, and Edmond gains a temper and wins his wife back. Lea and Mathieu are reunited, while Isabelle goes back to helping her own alcoholic sweetheart, Igor (Raymond Griffith), break into the movies.

Starring: Viola Dana, Jetta Goudal, Adolphe Menjou, Raymond Griffith, Maurice 'Lefty' Flynn, Gale Henry, Jack Giddings, Károly Huszár, Louise Emmons, Reed Howes ..
Directed by: Paul Bern
Release date: 1924-10-12
Best Comedy Movies of 1924 : The Luck o' the Foolish
50.

The Luck o' the Foolish

2.5
6.4/10 IMDB

Harry and Marcie are on a train headed for a new job. There's comedy in the berths and during Harry's morning shave, then a thief steals the money Harry needed for his new job, so he has to go back to being a beat cop and Marcie works as a seamstress. One evening, she delivers a dress to a party; a Lothario asks the hostess to get Marcie to stay. Outside the same house, Harry the cop is investigating strange noises. Thieves, bombs, a wallet, a swimming pool, and misunderstandings figure in the luck of our foolish but winsome pair.

Starring: Harry Langdon, Marceline Day, Frank J. Coleman, Madeline Hurlock, Eli Stanton ..
Directed by: Harry Edwards
Release date: 1924-09-13

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