Best Comedy Movies of 1949


Kind Hearts and Coronets

8.0/10 IMDB

When his mother eloped with an Italian opera singer, Louis Mazzini was cut off from her aristocratic family. After the family refuses to let her be buried in the family mausoleum, Louis avenges his mother's death by attempting to murder every family member who stands between himself and the family fortune. But when he finds himself torn between his longtime love and the widow of one of his victims, his plans go awry.

Starring: Dennis Price, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood, Alec Guinness, Audrey Fildes, Miles Malleson, Clive Morton, John Penrose, Cecil Ramage, Hugh Griffith ..
Directed by: Robert Hamer
Release date: 1949-06-21

Adam's Rib

7.5/10 IMDB

When a woman attempts to kill her uncaring husband, prosecutor Adam Bonner gets the case. Unfortunately for him his wife Amanda (who happens to be a lawyer too) decides to defend the woman in court. Amanda uses everything she can to win the case and Adam gets mad about it. As a result, their perfect marriage is disturbed by everyday quarrels.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Holliday, Tom Ewell, David Wayne, Jean Hagen, Hope Emerson, Clarence Kolb, Polly Moran, Will Wright ..
Directed by: George Cukor
Release date: 1949-11-18

A Letter to Three Wives

7.7/10 IMDB

A letter is addressed to three wives from their "best friend" Addie Ross, announcing that she is running away with one of their husbands - but she does not say which one.

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern, Kirk Douglas, Paul Douglas, Barbara Lawrence, Jeffrey Lynn, Connie Gilchrist, Florence Bates, Hobart Cavanaugh ..
Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Release date: 1949-01-20

On the Town

7.3/10 IMDB

Three sailors - Gabey, Chip and Ozzie - let loose on a 24-hour pass in New York and the Big Apple will never be the same! Gabey falls head over heels for "Miss Turnstiles of the Month" (he thinks she's a high society deb when she's really a 'cooch dancer at Coney Island); innocent Chip gets highjacked (literally) by a lady cab driver; and Ozzie becomes the object of interest of a gorgeous anthropologist who thinks he's the perfect example of a "prehistoric man". Wonderful music and terrific shots of New York at its best.

Starring: Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Jules Munshin, Vera-Ellen, Betty Garrett, Ann Miller, Florence Bates, Alice Pearce, George Meader, Hans Conried ..
Directed by: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly
Release date: 1949-12-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Long-Haired Hare

Long-Haired Hare

8.1/10 IMDB

Bugs Bunny vs. a famous opera singer at the Hollywood Bowl.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Nicolai Shutorev ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1949-06-25

Whisky Galore!

7.1/10 IMDB

Based on a true story. The name of the real ship, that sunk Feb 5 1941 - during WWII - was S/S Politician. Having left Liverpool two days earlier, heading for Jamaica, it sank outside Eriskay, The Outer Hebrides, Scotland, in bad weather, containing 250,000 bottles of whisky. The locals gathered as many bottles as they could, before the proper authorities arrived, and even today, bottles are found in the sand or in the sea every other year.

Starring: Basil Radford, Catherine Lacey, Bruce Seton, Joan Greenwood, Wylie Watson, Gabrielle Blunt, Gordon Jackson, Jean Cadell, James Robertson Justice, Morland Graham ..
Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick
Release date: 1949-06-16

I Was a Male War Bride

7.0/10 IMDB

After marrying an American lieutenant with whom he was assigned to work in post-war Germany, a French captain attempts to find a way to accompany her back to the States under the terms of the War Bride Act.

Starring: Cary Grant, Ann Sheridan, Marion Marshall, Randy Stuart, Bill Neff, William Self, Russ Conway, Gene Garrick, Robert Adair, Chris Adcock ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1949-08-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : The Road Runner Show

The Road Runner Show

7.9/10 IMDB

The desert in the U.S. southwest is the natural habitat of the Road Runner, a high-octane, cartoon bird who runs so fast on the desert's roadways that he leaves a trail of flame or causes pavement to ripple, distort, or roll up like a carpet. This speedy bird is unrelentingly chased by a hungry coyote named Wile E., who, though believing himself to be a genius, repeatedly fails to catch the Road Runner with his endless supply of ACME Corporation gadgets, weapons, and other paraphernalia. Episodes of this television series contain three theatrical cartoons, one with the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, one with Tweety Bird and Sylvester Cat, and one with other characters from Warner Brothers' cartoon classics.

Starring: Paul Julian, June Foray ..
Directed by: Mel Blanc
Release date: 1949-02-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Heavenly Puss

Heavenly Puss

8.1/10 IMDB

During yet another pursuit of Jerry, Tom ends up being killed when an upright piano slides down the stairs and slams into him. He meets a feline St. Peter at the gate of the Heavenly Express, but is initially turned away due to his constant torture. However, he will be allowed onto the train if he can have Jerry sign a letter of forgiveness within one hour. If not, it's Hell for Tom. Will he go up or down?

Starring: Billy Bletcher, Daws Butler ..
Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1949-07-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : High Diving Hare

High Diving Hare

7.9/10 IMDB

Yosemite Sam tries to force Bugs Bunny to do a high-diving act when the regular act cancels.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1949-04-30
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Fast and Furry-ous

Fast and Furry-ous

7.9/10 IMDB

This was the debut for Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner. It was also their only cartoon made in the 1940s. It set the template for the series, in which Wile E. Coyote (here given the ersatz Latin name Carnivorous Vulgaris) tries to catch Roadrunner (Accelleratii Incredibus) through many traps, plans and products, although in this first cartoon not all of the products are yet made by the Acme Corporation.

Starring: Paul Julian, Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1949-09-17
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Rabbit Hood

Rabbit Hood

7.7/10 IMDB

While unwittingly trespassing in the royal gardens in search of carrots, Bugs runs afoul of the Sheriff of Nottingham, who tries to apprehend him for poaching. The royal grounds are, in fact, amply posted with "No Poaching" signs (one reads "Not even an egg"), but Bugs either didn't see or ignored them. Of course, Bugs sets out to endlessly turn the tables on the hapless sheriff, at one point talking him into building a six-room Tudor home in the middle of the King's gardens. The dueling pair are periodically interrupted by a fat, dopey Little John who proclaims, each time he appears, "Don't you worry never fear, Robin Hood will soon be here". In the end, the merriest of merry men does appear and it''s...oh, see it yourself. Bugs goes in disguise as the King, who then knights the Sheriff ("Arise, Sir Loin of Beef...").

Starring: Mel Blanc, Errol Flynn ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1949-12-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Bad Luck Blackie

Bad Luck Blackie

7.6/10 IMDB

A kitten who is being tormented by a bulldog finds a savior in a black cat (from the "Black Cat Bad Luck Company") who merely has to cross the dog's path for something very unlucky to happen to the bully.

Starring: Tex Avery, Dick Nelson, William Hanna, Pat McGeehan, Harry Lang ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1949-01-22

The Barkleys of Broadway

7.0/10 IMDB

Josh and Dinah Barkley are a successful musical-comedy team, known for their stormy but passionate relationship. Dinah feels overshadowed by Josh and limited by the lighthearted musical roles he directs her in. So she decides to stretch her skills by taking a role in a serious drama, directed by another man.

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Oscar Levant, Billie Burke, Jacques François, Gale Robbins, George Zucco, Clinton Sundberg, Inez Cooper, Carol Brewster ..
Directed by: Charles Walters
Release date: 1949-01-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : The Little Orphan

The Little Orphan

7.7/10 IMDB

The Bide A Wee Mouse Home has sent the orphan mouse Nibbles to spend Thanksgiving with Jerry. Unfortunately, Nibbles is always hungry.

Starring: William Hanna ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1949-04-30
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Polka-Dot Puss

Polka-Dot Puss

7.6/10 IMDB

Tom pretends to have a cold in order to trick Mammy into letting him stay inside for the night. Jerry tricks Tom by making him think he really is sick - with the measles.

Starring: Lillian Randolph, Thea Vidale ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1949-02-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Hatch Up Your Troubles

Hatch Up Your Troubles

7.4/10 IMDB

A baby woodpecker mistakes Jerry for his mother. The mouse rejects the newly hatched bird but soon finds himself protecting it against his feline nemesis, Tom.

Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1949-05-14
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : The Cat and the Mermouse

The Cat and the Mermouse

7.5/10 IMDB

Tom drowns in a lake and sinks to the bottom. There, he finds a mermouse, which he tries to capture and eat.

Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1949-09-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Ma and Pa Kettle

Ma and Pa Kettle

6.7/10 IMDB

The Kettles and their fifteen children are about to be evicted from their rundown rustic home when Pa wins the grand prize by coming up with a new tobacco slogan. Birdie Hicks is jealous of the family's new wealth, which includes a completely automated modern home, and accuses Pa of stealing the slogan. Reporter Kim Parker proves Birdie wrong and marries Tom Kettle.

Starring: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, Richard Long, Meg Randall, Patricia Alphin, Esther Dale, Barry Kelley, Harry Antrim, Isabel O'Madigan, Ida Moore ..
Directed by: Charles Lamont
Release date: 1949-04-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Winter Storage

Winter Storage

7.2/10 IMDB

It's October 7th and Chip is working industriously to store enough acorns in the tree for the winter. Dale would rather sleep in his matchbox, but an angry kick from Chip gets him working furiously. But there's only so much they can do. Their tree is nearly out of acorns. Luckily, the two semi-intelligible chipmunks happen to see the half-unintelligible Donald Duck, a park ranger, planting acorns. They immediately set to steal his bag of the precious nuts. Donald soon realizes what they are up to, and sets out a box propped up with a stick. It's a crude trap, with an acorn as bait; but it's not too crude to fool Dale, who upsets it and traps Chip. Soon, Donald finds he can have fun instigating a fight between these two quarrelsome chipmunks, but he underestimates their friendship and their ability to work as a team against a common enemy: in this case, a bad-tempered duck.

Starring: Clarence Nash, James MacDonald, Dessie Flynn ..
Directed by: Jack Hannah
Release date: 1949-06-03

Holiday Affair

7.1/10 IMDB

Just before Christmas, department store clerk Steve Mason meets big spending customer Connie Ennis, who's actually a comparison shopper sent by another store. Steve lets her go, which gets him fired. They spend the afternoon together, which doesn't sit well with Connie's steady suitor, Carl, when he finds out, but delights her young son Timmy, who quickly takes to Steve.

Starring: Janet Leigh, Robert Mitchum, Wendell Corey, Gordon Gebert, Griff Barnett, Esther Dale, Henry O'Neill, Harry Morgan, Larry J. Blake, Helen Brown ..
Directed by: Don Hartman
Release date: 1949-12-12

It Happens Every Spring

6.8/10 IMDB

A scientist discovers a formula that makes a baseball which is repelled by wood. He promptly sets out to exploit his discovery.

Starring: Ray Milland, Jean Peters, Paul Douglas, Ed Begley, Ted de Corsia, Ray Collins, Jessie Royce Landis, Alan Hale Jr., Kathleen Hughes, Mae Marsh ..
Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
Release date: 1949-06-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Come to the Stable

Come to the Stable

7.1/10 IMDB

Two nuns arrive unannounced in the small New England town of Bethlehem, where they recruit various townspeople to help them build a children's hospital.

Starring: Loretta Young, Celeste Holm, Hugh Marlowe, Elsa Lanchester, Thomas Gomez, Dorothy Patrick, Basil Ruysdael, Dooley Wilson, Regis Toomey, Mike Mazurki ..
Directed by: Henry Koster
Release date: 1949-01-01

Passport to Pimlico

7.1/10 IMDB

When an unexploded WWII bomb is accidentally detonated in Pimlico, it reveals a treasure trove and documents proving that the region is in fact part of Burgundy, France and thus foreign territory. The British government attempts to regain control by setting up border controls and cutting off services to the area.

Starring: Stanley Holloway, Hermione Baddeley, Margaret Rutherford, Paul Dupuis, Raymond Huntley, John Slater, Jane Hylton, Betty Warren, Barbara Murray, Sydney Tafler ..
Directed by: Henry Cornelius
Release date: 1949-10-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Little Rural Riding Hood

Little Rural Riding Hood

7.2/10 IMDB

The last of Tex Avery's variations on "Red Hot Riding Hood" (1943), in which the country wolf visits his city cousin, who tries to teach him the rudiments of civilized behavior when watching girls in nightclubs - without, it has to be said, a great deal of success...

Starring: Daws Butler, Colleen Collins, Pinto Colvig, Imogene Lynn ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1949-09-17

In the Good Old Summertime

7.1/10 IMDB

Two co-workers in a music shop dislike one another during business hours but unwittingly carry on an anonymous romance through the mail.

Starring: Judy Garland, Van Johnson, Spring Byington, S.Z. Sakall, Clinton Sundberg, Buster Keaton, Marcia Van Dyke, Lillian Bronson, Liza Minnelli, John Alban ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton, Robert Z. Leonard
Release date: 1949-07-29

Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff

6.7/10 IMDB

Lost Caverns Hotel bellhop Freddie Phillips is suspected of murder. Swami Talpur tries to hypnotize Freddie into confessing, but Freddie is too stupid for the plot to work. Inspector Wellman uses Freddie to get the killer (and it isn't the Swami).

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Boris Karloff, Lenore Aubert, Gar Moore, Donna Martell, Alan Mowbray, James Flavin, Roland Winters, Nicholas Joy ..
Directed by: Charles Barton
Release date: 1949-08-22

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

6.7/10 IMDB

The Wolves baseball team gets steamed when they find they've been inherited by one K.C. Higgins, a suspected "fathead" who intends to take an active interest in running the team. But K.C. turns outs to be a beautiful woman who really knows her baseball. Second baseman Dennis Ryan promptly falls in love. But his playboy roommate Eddie O'Brien has his own notions about how to treat the new lady owner and some unsavory gamblers have their own ideas about how to handle Eddie.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Esther Williams, Gene Kelly, Betty Garrett, Edward Arnold, Jules Munshin, Richard Lane, Tom Dugan, Jackie Jackson, Edna Harris ..
Directed by: Busby Berkeley
Release date: 1949-03-09

It's a Great Feeling

6.4/10 IMDB

A waitress at the Warner Brothers commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when actors Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan agree to help her.

Starring: Dennis Morgan, Doris Day, Jack Carson, Bill Goodwin, Irving Bacon, Claire Carleton, Jean Andren, Lois Austin, Shirley Ballard, Janet Barrett ..
Directed by: David Butler
Release date: 1949-08-01

My Friend Irma

6.4/10 IMDB

Prototype dumb blonde Irma and her slacker, wheeler-dealer boyfriend Al interfere in the love life of Irma's level-headed room mate Jane.

Starring: Marie Wilson, Diana Lynn, Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, John Lund, Don DeFore, Hans Conried, Kathryn Givney, Percy Helton, Gloria Gordon ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1949-10-14

The Inspector General

6.7/10 IMDB

An illiterate stooge in a traveling medicine show wanders into a strange town and is picked up on a vagrancy charge. The town's corrupt officials mistake him for the inspector general whom they think is traveling in disguise. Fearing he will discover they've been pocketing tax money, they make several bungled attempts to kill him.

Starring: Danny Kaye, Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates, Elsa Lanchester, Gene Lockhart, Alan Hale, Walter Catlett, Rhys Williams, Benny Baker, Leonard Bremen ..
Directed by: Henry Koster
Release date: 1949-12-31

My Dream Is Yours

6.6/10 IMDB

Conceited singer Garry Mitchell refuses to renew his radio contract, so agent Doug Blake decides to find a new personality to replace Garry. In New York, he finds Martha Gibson, a single mother with a great voice. He arranges for her to move to Hollywood, but then has a problem trying to sell her to the show's sponsor. Doug tries every trick he can think of to make Martha a star, and as the two work more closely, he falls in love with her. Complicating matters further is when Martha meets and becomes attracted to Garry.

Starring: Jack Carson, Doris Day, Lee Bowman, Adolphe Menjou, Eve Arden, S.Z. Sakall, Selena Royle, Edgar Kennedy, Sheldon Leonard, Franklin Pangborn ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz, Friz Freleng
Release date: 1949-04-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Malice in the Palace

Malice in the Palace

7.3/10 IMDB

Set in a desert land where the stooges run a restaurant, the boys set out to recover the stolen Rootin Tootin diamond after they learn from the thieves that the Emir of Shmo has absconded with the contraband jewel. They journey to the stronghold of Shmo where they disguise as Santa Clauses and scare the ruler into giving them the diamond.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Vernon Dent, George J. Lewis, Frank Lackteen ..
Directed by: Jules White
Release date: 1949-09-01

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

6.5/10 IMDB

A bump on the head sends Hank Martin, 1912 mechanic, to Arthurian Britain, 528 A.D., where he is befriended by Sir Sagramore le Desirous and gains power by judicious use of technology. He and Alisande, the King's niece, fall in love at first sight, which draws unwelcome attention from her fiancée Sir Lancelot; but worse trouble befalls when Hank meddles in the kingdom's politics.

Starring: Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Cedric Hardwicke, William Bendix, Murvyn Vye, Virginia Field, Joseph Vitale, Henry Wilcoxon, Richard Webb, Alan Napier ..
Directed by: Tay Garnett
Release date: 1949-04-18

Neptune's Daughter

6.4/10 IMDB

Scatterbrained Betty Barrett mistakes masseur Jack Spratt for Jose O'Rourke, the captain of the South American polo team. Spratt goes along with the charade, but the situation becomes more complicated when they fall in love. Meanwhile, Betty's sensible older sister Eve fears Betty's heart will be broken when Jose returns to South America. She arranges to meet with the real O'Rourke and love soon blossoms between them as well.

Starring: Esther Williams, Red Skelton, Ricardo Montalban, Betty Garrett, Keenan Wynn, Xavier Cugat, Ted de Corsia, Mike Mazurki, Mel Blanc, George Mann ..
Directed by: Edward Buzzell
Release date: 1949-06-10

Africa Screams

6.0/10 IMDB

When bookseller Buzz cons Diana into thinking that his friend Stanley knows all there is to know about Africa, they are abducted and ordered to lead Diana and her henchmen to an African tribe in search of a fortune in jewels.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Clyde Beatty, Frank Buck, Max Baer Jr., Buddy Baer, Hillary Brooke, Shemp Howard, Joe Besser, Max Baer ..
Directed by: Charles Barton
Release date: 1949-05-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Who Done It?

Who Done It?

7.9/10 IMDB

The stooges are private detectives looking for a missing millionaire. They wander around the millionaire's spooky mansion confronting various crooks and a dangerous dame. The stooges vanquish the crooks (Shemp uses his "trusty shovel") and find the missing man.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Christine McIntyre, Ralph Dunn, Charles T. Knight, Emil Sitka, Duke York, Dudley Dickerson ..
Directed by: Edward Bernds
Release date: 1949-03-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Rebel Rabbit

Rebel Rabbit

7.7/10 IMDB

The signs indicate current bounty prices: $50 for a fox, $75 for a bear, only 2 cents for a rabbit. Bugs is insulted.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1949-04-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : The Windblown Hare

The Windblown Hare

7.7/10 IMDB

Bugs buys the homes of the three little pigs and the wolf starts blowing them down. Of course you know "this means war."

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1949-08-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Vagabond Loafers

Vagabond Loafers

7.4/10 IMDB

The stooges are the "Day and Night" plumbers. Called out to a fancy mansion where a society party is going on, they cross the electrical and water systems and generally ruin the place. Despite their incompetent plumbing, they save the day by recovering a painting stolen by a pair of thieves masquerading as party guests.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Christine McIntyre, Symona Boniface, Dudley Dickerson, Herbert Evans, Emil Sitka ..
Directed by: Edward Bernds
Release date: 1949-10-06
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Sky Dragon

Sky Dragon

6.4/10 IMDB

All the passengers on an airplane headed for San Francisco are drugged, and when they wake up, it is discovered that a quarter-million dollars is missing. Charlie Chan--and, of course, his #1 son--must discover the identity of the person who doped the passengers and stole the money.

Starring: Roland Winters, Keye Luke, Mantan Moreland, Noel Neill, Tim Ryan, Iris Adrian, Elena Verdugo, Milburn Stone, Paul Maxey, Joel Marston ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1949-04-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Hare Do

Hare Do

7.6/10 IMDB

Elmer Fudd chases Bugs Bunny all the way from the woods to a local movie theater, where cinema-related hijinks ensue.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1949-01-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Mouse Wreckers

Mouse Wreckers

7.5/10 IMDB

Mice Hubie and Bertie drive Claude the cat insane through an escalating series of head games.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Stan Freberg ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1949-04-23
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Tennis Chumps

Tennis Chumps

7.5/10 IMDB

Tom plays championship tennis against a cigar-smoking bully, but both cats find themselves battling Tom's much-abused lackey, Jerry Mouse, for the trophy.

Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1949-12-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Fuelin' Around

Fuelin' Around

7.4/10 IMDB

The stooges are carpet layers working in the home of a scientist, Professor Sneed, who has invented a super rocket fuel. Larry is mistaken for the professor by foreign agents who kidnap the trio and take them to the country of Anemia where they are ordered to produce the rocket fuel or be executed. The boys come up with a concoction they try to pass of as the real stuff, but are exposed when the real professor and his daughter are also kidnapped. The stooges help them escape, using their secret formula to fuel a jeep.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Christine McIntyre, Emil Sitka, Philip Van Zandt, Hans Schumm, Jock Mahoney, Vernon Dent ..
Directed by: Edward Bernds
Release date: 1949-04-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Love That Pup

Love That Pup

7.6/10 IMDB

When a bulldog threatens Tom to keep away from his puppy, Jerry realizes that sticking close to the boy is the best way to keep away his feline tormentor. But Tom is not about to let the mouse evade him so easily.

Starring: Daws Butler ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1949-10-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Mississippi Hare

Mississippi Hare

7.5/10 IMDB

After getting mixed in with a bale of cotton, Bugs ends up on a Mississippi riverboat, where he meets up with the notorious gambler Col. Shuffle.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Billy Bletcher ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1949-02-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Doggone Tired

Doggone Tired

7.3/10 IMDB

A rabbit tries all he can to keep a hunting dog awake before tomorrow's big hunt.

Starring: Bea Benaderet, Daws Butler ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1949-07-30
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Everybody Does It

Everybody Does It

6.6/10 IMDB

Leonard Borland loves his monied wife, but with his wrecking business looking shaky he treasures her all the more. So when she decides to try again to become an opera singer he indulges her. While organising a concert for her he meets glamorous Cecil Carver. She in turn discovers Leonard has a splendid voice, and encourages him to use it for reasons very much her own.

Starring: Paul Douglas, Linda Darnell, Celeste Holm, Charles Coburn, Millard Mitchell, Lucile Watson, John Hoyt, George Tobias, Leon Belasco, Tito Vuolo ..
Directed by: Edmund Goulding
Release date: 1949-10-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1949 : Love Happy

Love Happy

5.8/10 IMDB

The Marx Brothers help young Broadway hopefuls when they get mixed up with gangsters due to a tin of sardines containing Romanoff diamonds.

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Ilona Massey, Marion Hutton, Raymond Burr, Melville Cooper, Paul Valentine, Bruce Gordon, Marilyn Monroe ..
Directed by: David Miller
Release date: 1949-10-12

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