Best Comedy Movies of 1935

1.

Top Hat

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

Showman Jerry Travers is working for producer Horace Hardwick in London. Jerry demonstrates his new dance steps late one night in Horace's hotel room, much to the annoyance of sleeping Dale Tremont below. She goes upstairs to complain and the two are immediately attracted to each other. Complications arise when Dale mistakes Jerry for Horace.

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton, Helen Broderick, Erik Rhodes, Eric Blore, Lucille Ball, Gino Corrado, Dennis O'Keefe, Leonard Mudie ..
Directed by: Mark Sandrich
Release date: 1935-08-29
2.

A Night at the Opera

5.5
7.8/10 IMDB

The Marx Brothers take on high society and the opera world to bring two lovers together. A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies.

Starring: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Kitty Carlisle, Allan Jones, Sig Ruman, Margaret Dumont, Walter Woolf King, Robert Emmett O'Connor, Purnell Pratt ..
Directed by: Sam Wood
Release date: 1935-11-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : The Band Concert
3.

The Band Concert

4.6
7.8/10 IMDB

Mickey is trying to lead a concert of The William Tell Overture, but he's continually disrupted by ice cream vendor Donald, who uses a seemingly endless supply of flutes to play Turkey in the Straw instead. After Donald gives up, a bee comes along and causes his own havoc. The band then reaches the Storm sequence, and the weather also starts to pick up; a tornado comes along, but they keep playing.

Starring: Clarence Nash ..
Directed by: Wilfred Jackson
Release date: 1935-02-23
4.

Ruggles of Red Gap

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

In this comedy of an Englishman stranded in a sea of barbaric Americans, Marmaduke Ruggles, a gentleman's gentleman and butler to an Earl is lost in a poker game to an uncouth American cattle baron. Ruggles's life is turned upside down as he's taken to the USA, is gradually assimilated into American life, accidently becomes a local celebrity, and falls in love along the way.

Starring: Charles Laughton, Mary Boland, Charles Ruggles, Zasu Pitts, Roland Young, Leila Hyams, Maude Eburne, Lucien Littlefield, Leota Lorraine, James Burke ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1935-03-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Tit for Tat
5.

Tit for Tat

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

Stan and Ollie have set up their own electrical appliance store but, unfortunately for them, the grocery right next door is run by the man and wife whom they encountered in "Them Thar Hills" (1935). Stan and Ollie go and visit to offer the hand of friendship, but the grocer again becomes convinced that Ollie and his wife are fooling around.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch, Charlie Hall, James C. Morton, Bobby Dunn, Baldwin Cooke, Jack Hill, Viola Richard ..
Directed by: Charley Rogers
Release date: 1935-01-05
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Thicker Than Water
6.

Thicker Than Water

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

Oliver's in trouble with his wife after missing a payment on their furniture, having given the money to Stanley, who used it instead to pay Mrs. Hardy for his room and board. At Stan's suggestion Ollie then withdraws the couple's savings from the bank to pay for the furniture and inadvertently pays virtually the whole amount at an auction for a grandfather clock which is soon crushed under a passing truck. Mrs Hardy then unintentionally causes serious injuries to Ollie requiring him to be rushed to hospital for a blood transfusion. The doctor conscripts Stan to be the unwilling blood donor. Problems occur with the transfusion and when Stan and Ollie leave the hospital they appear to have morphed into each other.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Daphne Pollard, James Finlayson, Bess Flowers, Charlie Hall ..
Directed by: James W. Horne
Release date: 1935-03-16
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : If You Could Only Cook
7.

If You Could Only Cook

3.8
7.0/10 IMDB

An auto engineer (Herbert Marshall) and a professor's daughter (Jean Arthur) pose as married servants in a mobster's (Leo Carrillo) mansion.

Starring: Herbert Marshall, Jean Arthur, Leo Carrillo, Lionel Stander, Alan Edwards, Frieda Inescort, Gene Morgan, Ralf Harolde, Matt McHugh, Richard Powell ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1935-12-30
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : The Good Fairy
8.

The Good Fairy

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

In 1930s Budapest, naïve orphan Luisa Ginglebuscher becomes an usherette at the local movie house, determined to succeed in her first job by doing good deeds for others and maintaining her purity. Luisa's well-meaning lies get her caught between a lecherous businessman, Konrad, and a decent but confused doctor, Max Sporum. When Luisa convinces Konrad that she's married to Max, Konrad tries everything he can to get rid of the baffled doctor.

Starring: Margaret Sullavan, Herbert Marshall, Frank Morgan, Reginald Owen, Eric Blore, Beulah Bondi, Alan Hale, Cesar Romero, Luis Alberni, June Clayworth ..
Directed by: William Wyler
Release date: 1935-02-18
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Steamboat Round the Bend
9.

Steamboat Round the Bend

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

A Louisiana con man enters his steamboat into a winner-take-all race with a rival while trying to find a witness to free his nephew, about to be hanged for murder.

Starring: Will Rogers, Anne Shirley, Irvin S. Cobb, Eugene Pallette, John McGuire, Berton Churchill, Francis Ford, Roger Imhof, Raymond Hatton, Hobart Bosworth ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1935-09-06
10.

Alice Adams

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

In the lower-middle-class Adams family, father and son are happy to work in a drugstore, but mother and daughter Alice try every possible social-climbing stratagem despite snubs and embarrassment. When Alice finally meets her dream man Arthur, mother nags father into a risky business venture and plans to impress Alice's beau with an "upscale" family dinner. Will the excruciating results drive Arthur away?

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray, Fred Stone, Evelyn Venable, Frank Albertson, Ann Shoemaker, Charley Grapewin, Grady Sutton, Hedda Hopper, Jonathan Hale ..
Directed by: George Stevens
Release date: 1935-08-23
11.

The Whole Town's Talking

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

Ordinary man-in-the-street Arthur Ferguson Jones leads a very straightforward life. He's never late for work and nothing interesting ever happens to him. One day everything changes: he oversleeps and is fired as an example, he's then mistaken for evil criminal killer Mannion and is arrested. The resemblance is so striking that the police give him a special pass to avoid a similar mistake. The real Mannion sees the opportunity to steal the pass and move around freely and chaos results.

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Jean Arthur, Arthur Hohl, James Donlan, Arthur Byron, Wallace Ford, Donald Meek, Etienne Girardot, Edward Brophy, Paul Harvey ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1935-02-22
12.

Roberta

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Football player John Kent tags along as Huck Haines and the Wabash Indianians travel to an engagement in Paris, only to lose it immediately. John and company visit his aunt, owner of a posh fashion house run by her assistant, Stephanie. There they meet the singer Scharwenka (alias Huck's old friend Lizzie), who gets the band a job. Meanwhile, Madame Roberta passes away and leaves the business to John and he goes into partnership with Stephanie.

Starring: Irene Dunne, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott, Helen Westley, Claire Dodd, Victor Varconi, Luis Alberni, Ferdinand Munier, Torben Meyer ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1935-03-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : The Fixer Uppers
13.

The Fixer Uppers

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Stan and Ollie are greeting card salesmen who agree to help a woman put a spark in her loveless marriage by making her husband jealous.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch, Charles Middleton, Arthur Housman ..
Directed by: Charley Rogers
Release date: 1935-02-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Hands Across the Table
14.

Hands Across the Table

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

A manicurist and an engaged loafer, both planning to marry money, meet and fall in love.

Starring: Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, Ralph Bellamy, Astrid Allwyn, Ruth Donnelly, Marie Prevost, Murray Alper, Herman Bing, Marcelle Corday, William Demarest ..
Directed by: Mitchell Leisen
Release date: 1935-10-18
15.

Charlie Chan in Paris

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Charlie's visit to Paris, ostensibly a vacation, is really a mission to investigate a bond-forgery racket. But his agent, apache dancer Nardi is killed before she can tell him much. The case, complicated by a false murder accusation for banker's daughter Yvette, climaxes with a strange journey through the Paris sewers.

Starring: Warner Oland, Mary Brian, Thomas Beck, Erik Rhodes, John Miljan, Murray Kinnell, Minor Watson, John Qualen, Keye Luke, Henry Kolker ..
Directed by: Lewis Seiler, Hamilton MacFadden
Release date: 1935-01-21
16.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

3.6
6.8/10 IMDB

A film adaptation by Max Reinhardt of his popular stage productions of Shakespeare's comedy. Four young people escape Athens to a forest where the king and queen of the fairies are quarreling, while meanwhile a troupe of amateur actors rehearses a play. When the fairy Puck uses a magic flower to make people fall in love, the whole thing becomes a little bit confused...

Starring: Ian Hunter, Verree Teasdale, Hobart Cavanaugh, Dick Powell, Ross Alexander, Olivia de Havilland, Jean Muir, Grant Mitchell, Frank McHugh, Dewey Robinson ..
Directed by: Max Reinhardt, William Dieterle
Release date: 1935-10-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : The Little Colonel
17.

The Little Colonel

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. Several years pass and Elizabeth returns to her home town with her husband and young daughter. The little girl charms her crusty grandfather and tries to patch things up between him and her mother.

Starring: Shirley Temple, Lionel Barrymore, Evelyn Venable, John Lodge, Sidney Blackmer, Stephen Chase, William Burgess, Bill Robinson, Hattie McDaniel, Geneva Williams ..
Directed by: David Butler
Release date: 1935-02-22
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Star of Midnight
18.

Star of Midnight

3.6
6.7/10 IMDB

When a dancer disappears from a theater, Clay Dalzell is asked to investigate, leading him on a trail of murder and deception.

Starring: William Powell, Ginger Rogers, Paul Kelly, Gene Lockhart, Ralph Morgan, Leslie Fenton, J. Farrell MacDonald, Russell Hopton, Vivien Oakland, Robert Emmett O'Connor ..
Directed by: Stephen Roberts
Release date: 1935-04-19
19.

Bonnie Scotland

3.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Stan and Ollie stow away to Scotland expecting to inherit the MacLaurel estate. When things don't quite turn out that way, they unwittingly enlist in the Scottish army and are posted to India.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, June Lang, William Janney, Anne Grey, Vernon Steele, James Finlayson, David Torrence, Maurice Black, Daphne Pollard ..
Directed by: James W. Horne
Release date: 1935-08-23
20.

Gold Diggers of 1935

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Romance strikes when a vacationing millionairess and her daughter and son spend their vacation at a posh New England resort.

Starring: Dick Powell, Adolphe Menjou, Gloria Stuart, Alice Brady, Hugh Herbert, Glenda Farrell, Frank McHugh, Joseph Cawthorn, Grant Mitchell, Dorothy Dare ..
Directed by: Busby Berkeley
Release date: 1935-03-15
21.

The Devil Is a Woman

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

In the carnival in Spain in the beginning of the Twentieth Century, the exiled republican Antonio Galvan comes from Paris masquerade to enjoy the party and visit his friend Capt. Don Pasqual 'Pasqualito' Costelar. However, he flirts with the mysterious Concha Perez and they schedule to meet each other later. When Antonio meets Pasqualito, his old friend discloses his frustrated relationship with the promiscuous Concha and her greedy mother and how his life was ruined by his obsession for the beautiful demimondaine. Pasqualito makes Antonio promise that he would not see Concha. However, when Antonio meets Concha, she seduces him and the long friendship between Antonio and Pasqualito is disrupted

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Lionel Atwill, Edward Everett Horton, Alison Skipworth, Cesar Romero, John George, Don Alvarado, Tempe Pigott, Francisco Moreno, Max Barwyn ..
Directed by: Josef von Sternberg
Release date: 1935-05-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Man on the Flying Trapeze
22.

Man on the Flying Trapeze

3.6
7.5/10 IMDB

Hard-working, henpecked Ambrose Ambrose Wolfinger takes off from work to go to a wrestling match with catastrophic consequences.

Starring: W.C. Fields, Mary Brian, Kathleen Howard, Grady Sutton, Vera Lewis, Lucien Littlefield, Oscar Apfel, Lew Kelly, Tammany Young, Walter Brennan ..
Directed by: Clyde Bruckman, W.C. Fields
Release date: 1935-08-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : The Ghost Goes West
23.

The Ghost Goes West

3.6
6.8/10 IMDB

An American businessman's family convinces him to buy a Scottish castle and disassemble it to ship it to America brick by brick, where it will be put it back together. The castle though is not the only part of the deal, with it goes the several-hundred year old ghost who haunts it.

Starring: Robert Donat, Jean Parker, Eugene Pallette, Elsa Lanchester, Ralph Bunker, Patricia Hilliard, Everley Gregg, Morton Selten, Chili Bouchier, Herbert Lomas ..
Directed by: René Clair
Release date: 1935-12-17
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Page Miss Glory
24.

Page Miss Glory

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

A country girl goes to the city and gets a job in a posh hotel, and winds up becoming an instant celebrity thanks to an ambitious photographer.

Starring: Marion Davies, Pat O’Brien, Dick Powell, Mary Astor, Frank McHugh, Lyle Talbot, Allen Jenkins, Barton MacLane, Patsy Kelly, Hobart Cavanaugh ..
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
Release date: 1935-09-07
25.

Curly Top

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Wealthy Edward Morgan becomes charmed with a curly-haired orphan and her pretty older sister Mary and arranges to adopt both under the alias of "Mr. Jones". As he spends more time with them, he soon finds himself falling in love with Mary.

Starring: Shirley Temple, John Boles, Rochelle Hudson, Jane Darwell, Rafaela Ottiano, Esther Dale, Etienne Girardot, Arthur Treacher, Maurice Murphy, Bess Flowers ..
Directed by: Irving Cummings
Release date: 1935-07-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : The Golden Touch
26.

The Golden Touch

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

King Midas is visited by an elf; the elf turns his cat to gold, then claps his hands and it changes back. Midas begs for the golden touch, but the elf warns him it would be a curse to him. Midas insists. He dances about joyfully at first, but discovers the drawbacks when he sits down to dinner. Fearing death by starvation, he summons the elf and agrees to surrender everything he owns to have the curse lifted.

Starring: Billy Bletcher ..
Directed by: Walt Disney
Release date: 1935-03-22
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Sylvia Scarlett
27.

Sylvia Scarlett

3.5
6.2/10 IMDB

When her father decides to flee to England, young Sylvia Scarlett must become Sylvester Scarlett and protect her father every step of the way, with the questionable help of plenty others.

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Brian Aherne, Edmund Gwenn, Natalie Paley, Dennie Moore, Lennox Pawle, Harrold Cheevers, Frank Moran ..
Directed by: George Cukor
Release date: 1935-12-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : The Littlest Rebel
28.

The Littlest Rebel

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Virgie Cary's father, a rebel officer, sneaks back to his rundown plantation to see his dying wife and is arrested. A Yankee officer takes pity and sets up an escape. Everyone is captured and the officers are to be executed. Virgie and Uncle Billy beg President Lincoln to intercede.

Starring: Shirley Temple, John Boles, Jack Holt, Karen Morley, Bill Robinson, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Willie Best, Frank McGlynn Sr., Bessie Lyle, Hannah Washington ..
Directed by: David Butler
Release date: 1935-12-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Teacher's Beau
29.

Teacher's Beau

3.4
7.4/10 IMDB

The gang tries to dissuade their teacher from geting married.

Starring: Carl Switzer, Scotty Beckett, Billie Thomas, Donald Proffitt, Rex Downing, Barry Downing, Dorian Johnston, Jackie White, Margaret Kerry, George McFarland ..
Directed by: Gus Meins
Release date: 1935-04-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : $10 Raise
30.

$10 Raise

3.4
7.6/10 IMDB

A timid, overworked and underpaid bookkeeper needs a $10 raise to marry his sweetheart...

Starring: Edward Everett Horton, Karen Morley, Alan Dinehart, Glen Boles, Berton Churchill, Rosina Lawrence, Ray Walker, Frank Melton, William Benedict, Lynn Bari ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1935-05-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Scrooge
31.

Scrooge

3.3
6.5/10 IMDB

Ebenezer Scrooge, the ultimate Victorian miser, hasn't a good word for Christmas, though his impoverished clerk Cratchit and nephew Fred are full of holiday spirit. In the night, Scrooge is visited by spirits of the past, present, and future.

Starring: Seymour Hicks, Donald Calthrop, Mary Glynne, Garry Marsh, Oscar Asche, Marie Ney, C. V. France, Athene Seyler, Maurice Evans, Mary Lawson ..
Directed by: Henry Edwards
Release date: 1935-11-26
32.

Front Page Woman

3.3
6.5/10 IMDB

Ace reporter Curt Devlin and fellow reporter Ellen Garfield love one another, but Curt believes women are "bum newspapermen". When a murder investigation ensues, the two compete every step of the way, determined to not be scooped by the other.

Starring: Bette Davis, George Brent, Roscoe Karns, Wini Shaw, Walter Walker, J. Carrol Naish, Gordon Westcott, Dorothy Dare, June Martel, Joseph Crehan ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1935-07-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : My Heart Is Calling
33.

My Heart Is Calling

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

Musical comedy. An opera singer falls for a stowaway on the way to Monte Carlo

Starring: Jan Kiepura, Mártha Eggerth, Sonnie Hale, Hugh Wakefield, Ernest Thesiger, Marie Lohr, Jeanne Stuart, John Singer ..
Directed by: Carmine Gallone
Release date: 1935-01-01
34.

Reckless

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

A theatrical star, born on the wrong side of the tracks, marries a drunken blue-blood millionaire.

Starring: Jean Harlow, William Powell, Franchot Tone, May Robson, Ted Healy, Nat Pendleton, Rosalind Russell, Mickey Rooney, Henry Stephenson, Man Mountain Dean ..
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Release date: 1935-04-19
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Hoi Polloi
35.

Hoi Polloi

3.3
8.0/10 IMDB

A professor bets that he can turn the stooges into gentlemen. After many attempts to teach them etiquette, he brings them to a fancy society party. The stooges new found manners don't last very long, and the party quickly degenerates. By the end, the other guests have adopted stooge-like behavior and the stooges leave as gentlemen.

Starring: Curly Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Phyllis Crane, Mary Dees, Poppy Wilde, Bud Jamison ..
Directed by: Del Lord
Release date: 1935-08-29
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : The Guv'nor
36.

The Guv'nor

3.2
7.3/10 IMDB

The Guv'nor (released in the U.S. as Mr. Hobo) is a 1935 British comedy film starring George Arliss as a tramp who rides a series of misunderstandings and becomes the president of a bank.

Starring: George Arliss, Gene Gerrard, Viola Keats, Patric Knowles, Frank Cellier, George Hayes, Mary Clare, Henrietta Watson, Ivor Barnard, William Hartnell ..
Directed by: Milton Rosmer
Release date: 1935-10-01
37.

Romance in Manhattan

3.2
6.8/10 IMDB

Karel Novak is an incredibly naive Czech immigrant who is taken under the wing of streetwise New York chorus girl Sylvia. With the help of lovable cop-on-the-beat Murphy, Sylvia hides Karel from the immigration authorities and ultimately falls in love with him. In addition to Karel's illegal-alien status, the plot is complicated by a crooked lawyer and a group of well-meaning welfare workers who endeavor to place Sylvia's kid brother Frank in a foster home.

Starring: Francis Lederer, Ginger Rogers, Arthur Hohl, Jimmy Butler, J. Farrell MacDonald, Helen Ware, Eily Malyon, Lillian Harmer, Donald Meek, Sidney Toler ..
Directed by: Stephen Roberts
Release date: 1935-01-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Little Papa
38.

Little Papa

3.2
6.9/10 IMDB

The gang wants Spanky to come out and play football, but he has to make sure his baby sister is asleep first.

Starring: Scotty Beckett, Alvin Buckelew, Dickie De Nuet, Ruth Hiatt, Sidney Kibrick, Eva Lee Kuney, Patsy May, Donald Proffitt, Carl Switzer, Billie Thomas ..
Directed by: Gus Meins
Release date: 1935-09-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Beginner's Luck
39.

Beginner's Luck

3.2
7.4/10 IMDB

Spanky's mother's pushes him to join a local theater amateur night.

Starring: George McFarland, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard, Scotty Beckett, Billie Thomas, Jerry Tucker, Marianne Edwards, Ruth Hiatt, Leonard Kibrick, Carl Switzer, Harold Switzer ..
Directed by: Gus Meins
Release date: 1935-02-23
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Three Little Beers
40.

Three Little Beers

3.2
8.1/10 IMDB

The stooges are inept deliverymen at a brewery. When they learn about a company golf tournament, they sneak onto a golf course to get some practice. They quickly proceed to bother the other golfers and destroy the course. Forced to escape in their beer truck, more havoc ensues when the load of beer barrels are spilled out down a steep hill.

Starring: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Bud Jamison, Jack 'Tiny' Lipson, George Magrill, William Irving, Frank Mills ..
Directed by: Del Lord
Release date: 1935-11-28
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Keystone Hotel
41.

Keystone Hotel

3.1
6.7/10 IMDB

The Keystone Hotel hosts a very prestigeous beauty contest. When the cross-eyed judge presents the first prize to an elderly cleaning woman, angry members of the audience respond by hurling custard pies. The Keystone Kops are summoned, and arrive just in time to get plastered with pastry.

Starring: Ford Sterling, Ben Turpin, Chester Conklin, Hank Mann, Marie Prevost, Vivien Oakland, Dewey Robinson, Bert Roach, Leo White, Jack Duffy ..
Directed by: Ralph Staub
Release date: 1935-09-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Betty Boop and Grampy
42.

Betty Boop and Grampy

3.1
6.8/10 IMDB

Betty Boop is off to see Grampy and she picks up some friends on the way. Check out Grampy's crazy house of funky mechanical devices.

Starring: Mae Questel ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1935-08-16
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Pop Goes the Easel
43.

Pop Goes the Easel

3.1
7.7/10 IMDB

The stooges are down and out. With a cop chasing them, they flee into an artists studio where they are mistaken for students. The cop continues to hunt for them and they use a variety of disguises and tactics to elude him. A wild clay throwing fight ends the film.

Starring: Curly Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Bobby Burns, Neal Burns, Bob Callahan, Phyllis Crane, Lew Davis, Jack Duffy, Billy Engle ..
Directed by: Del Lord
Release date: 1935-03-29
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Sprucin' Up
44.

Sprucin' Up

3.0
7.3/10 IMDB

A new truant officer moves into the neighborhood, and everybody wants to get friendly with his daughter.

Starring: Scotty Beckett, George McFarland, Carl Switzer, Billie Thomas, Alvin Buckelew, Marianne Edwards, Robert Lentz, Donald Proffitt, Harold Switzer, Jerry Tucker ..
Directed by: Gus Meins
Release date: 1935-06-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Pardon My Scotch
45.

Pardon My Scotch

3.0
7.5/10 IMDB

The Stooges are running the local drugstore and mix up a potion that a desperate businessman decides to sell as scotch. The Stooges impersonate Scotsmen at a party to fool the prospective buyer. Their usual antics disrupt the party, ending when a barrel of their "scotch" explodes and floods the whole house.

Starring: Curly Howard, Nat Carr, James C. Morton, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Billy Gilbert ..
Directed by: Del Lord
Release date: 1935-08-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Dizzy Divers
46.

Dizzy Divers

3.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Popeye and Bluto are deep sea divers. Popeye has a treasure map; for some reason he cuts Bluto in on the deal, but of course, Bluto's idea of 50-50 isn't exactly fair...

Starring: William 'Billy' Costello, Gus Wickie, Bonnie Poe ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1935-07-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Devil Dogs of the Air
47.

Devil Dogs of the Air

3.0
5.9/10 IMDB

Two Marine pilots vie for romance and glory.

Starring: James Cagney, Pat O’Brien, Margaret Lindsay, Frank McHugh, John Arledge, Helen Lowell, Robert Barrat, Russell Hicks, William B. Davidson, Ward Bond ..
Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
Release date: 1935-02-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : The Case of the Lucky Legs
48.

The Case of the Lucky Legs

3.0
6.5/10 IMDB

A con man who stages phony "lucky legs" beauty contests and leaves town with the money is found with a surgical knife in his heart by Mason.

Starring: Warren William, Genevieve Tobin, Patricia Ellis, Lyle Talbot, Allen Jenkins, Barton MacLane, Peggy Shannon, Porter Hall, Anita Kerry, Craig Reynolds ..
Directed by: Archie Mayo
Release date: 1935-10-05
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : King of the Mardi Gras
49.

King of the Mardi Gras

3.0
7.1/10 IMDB

A Mardi Gras celebration, looking pretty much like any carnival. Bluto is a strongman, claiming to be King of the Mardi Gras, and drawing a large crowd. Popeye, nearby, claims only, "I yam what I yam," and has no crowd, but still draws Bluto's wrath. He manages to spoil a balance trick, then tops it with Wimpy in a chair. Olive then volunteers to be levitated; Bluto pulls her over and saws her in half. Olive escapes to a roller coaster with the boys in pursuit.

Starring: Jack Mercer, Gus Wickie, Mae Questel ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1935-09-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1935 : Beware of Barnacle Bill
50.

Beware of Barnacle Bill

3.0
7.2/10 IMDB

To the classic tune of "Barnacle Bill the Sailor", Olive explains that she can't marry Popeye because she's in love with Barnacle Bill (an unusually large Bluto), who then comes by and proceeds to pound Popeye (until he eats his spinach, of course).

Starring: William 'Billy' Costello, Mae Questel, William Pennell ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1935-01-24

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