Best Comedy Movies of 1926


Fine Manners

5.8/10 IMDB

The film depicts what happens when a rich boy accidentally meets a crude girl on New Year's Eve.

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Eugene O'Brien, Helen Dunbar, Roland Drew, John Miltern, Jack La Rue, Ivan Lebedeff ..
Directed by: Richard Rosson, Lewis Milestone
Release date: 1926-08-29

Exit Smiling

6.9/10 IMDB

Silent comedy about the travails of a third-rate traveling theatre company.

Starring: Beatrice Lillie, Jack Pickford, Doris Lloyd, DeWitt Jennings, Harry Myers, Franklin Pangborn, Tenen Holtz, Louise Lorraine, Dorothea Wolbert, Charles K. French ..
Directed by: Sam Taylor
Release date: 1926-11-06
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Scents and Nonsense

Scents and Nonsense

5.9/10 IMDB

It's a fairly straightforward piece in which Krazy gets involved with a dance contest, a bear, a skunk and a pawnbroker.

Directed by: William Nolan
Release date: 1926-01-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Irene


7.1/10 IMDB

Irene, a feisty Irish girl in Philadelphia, clashes with her family and walks out, heading to New York City to seek fame and fortune. She gets a job as a dressmaker's model and becomes involved with Donald, the scion of a wealthy family. Donald's mother doesn't approve of Irene and sets out to discredit her in Donald's eyes.

Starring: Colleen Moore, Lloyd Hughes, George K. Arthur, Charles Murray, Kate Price, Ida Darling, Eva Novak, Edward Earle, Larry Wheat, Marion Aye ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green
Release date: 1926-01-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : What Price Glory

What Price Glory

6.8/10 IMDB

U.S. Marine sergeants Quirt and Flagg are inveterate romantic rivals on peacetime assignments in China and the Philippines. In 1917, W.W. I brings them to France, where Flagg, now a captain, takes up with flirtatious Charmaine, inn-keeper's daughter. Of course, Quirt has to arrive and spoil his fun. But the harsh realities of war and the threat of a shotgun marriage give the two men a common cause...

Starring: Edmund Lowe, Victor McLaglen, Dolores del Río, William V. Mong, Phyllis Haver, J. Carrol Naish ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1926-11-23
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Fig Leaves

Fig Leaves

6.4/10 IMDB

In the modern day (1920s) story, Adam, a plumber, is happily married to Eve, a wardrobe-obsessed housewife, until she accidentally meets a supercilious fashion designer. At the prompting of her neighbour, who has secret designs on Adam, Eve secretly becomes a fashion model by day, knowing that her husband would disapprove. This tale is book-ended by a sequence of the two principals in the Garden of Eden, having the same preoccupations amid the dinosaurs and boulders.

Starring: George O'Brien, Olive Borden, George Beranger, Phyllis Haver, Heinie Conklin, Eulalie Jensen, William Austin ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1926-08-22

Along Came Auntie

5.3/10 IMDB

A divorced couple try to pretend they are still happily married in order to get $100,000 from the woman's divorce-disapproving aunt.

Starring: Glenn Tryon, Vivien Oakland, Oliver Hardy, Tyler Brooke, Martha Sleeper, Lucy Beaumont ..
Directed by: Fred Guiol, Richard Wallace
Release date: 1926-07-25

Flirty Four-Flushers

5.8/10 IMDB

With her winnings from an essay contest, a waitress gets dolled up and goes to a swanky resort to snag a millionaire husband.

Starring: Madeline Hurlock, Billy Bevan ..
Directed by: Edward F. Cline
Release date: 1926-12-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : Happy Days

Happy Days

5.1/10 IMDB

Winnie Winkle's wee brother Perry captains a rag tag sandlot team.

Starring: Ethelyn Gibson, Billy Butts, James Berry ..
Directed by: Arvid E. Gillstrom
Release date: 1926-10-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1926 : College Days

College Days

7.1/10 IMDB

Jim Gordon, the son of a proud and loving father, enters the University of California as a student. There he meets Mary Ward, a campus coed who captures his heart on the first day. He becomes close friends with Larry Powell, his roommate, but incurs the wrath of Kenneth Slade, who is unable to take a practical joke. Jim and Larry attend a campus dance with Bessie and Phyllis, two vamps, and through a series of romantic complications Jim tries to convince Mary of his love for her.

Starring: Marceline Day, Charles Delaney, James Harrison, Duane Thompson, Brooks Benedict ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1926-10-14

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