Best Comedy Movies of 1951


The Lavender Hill Mob

7.5/10 IMDB

A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipments of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country.

Starring: Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sid James, Alfie Bass, Marjorie Fielding, Edie Martin, John Salew, Ronald Adam, Arthur Hambling, Gibb McLaughlin ..
Directed by: Charles Crichton
Release date: 1951-06-28

An American in Paris

7.2/10 IMDB

Jerry Mulligan is an exuberant American expatriate in Paris trying to make a reputation as a painter. His friend Adam is a struggling concert pianist who's a long time associate of a famous French singer, Henri Baurel. A lonely society woman, Milo Roberts, takes Jerry under her wing and supports him, but is interested in more than his art.

Starring: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary, Nina Foch, Anna Q. Nilsson, John Eldredge, Hayden Rorke, Dudley Field Malone, Ann Codee ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1951-09-26

The Man in the White Suit

7.3/10 IMDB

The unassuming, nebbishy inventor Sidney Stratton creates a miraculous fabric that will never be dirty or worn out. Clearly he can make a fortune selling clothes made of the material, but may cause a crisis in the process. After all, once someone buys one of his suits they won't ever have to fix them or buy another one, and the clothing industry will collapse overnight. Nevertheless, Sidney is determined to put his invention on the market, forcing the clothing factory bigwigs to resort to more desperate measures...

Starring: Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Cecil Parker, Michael Gough, Ernest Thesiger, Vida Hope, Howard Marion-Crawford, Miles Malleson, Henry Mollison, Patric Doonan ..
Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick
Release date: 1951-08-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Rabbit Fire

Rabbit Fire

8.3/10 IMDB

Daffy Duck and Bugs argue back and forth whether it is duck season or rabbit season. The object of their arguments is hunter Elmer Fudd.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1951-05-19
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Sleepy-Time Tom

Sleepy-Time Tom

7.9/10 IMDB

Tom has been out late carousing with his chums. When he gets home, Mammy won't take any excuses, and insists he stay awake; Jerry, overhearing, thus tries a number of schemes to get Tom to sleep.

Starring: Lillian Randolph, Daws Butler, Paul Frees ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1951-05-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Bunny Hugged

Bunny Hugged

7.6/10 IMDB

Bugs gets involved in a wrestling match to save Ravishing Ronald from the Crusher.

Starring: Mel Blanc, John T. Smith ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1951-03-10

People Will Talk

7.4/10 IMDB

Successful and well-liked, Dr. Noah Praetorius becomes the victim of a witchhunt at the hands of Professor Elwell, who disdains Praetorius's unorthodox medical views and also questions his relationship with the mysterious, ever-present Mr. Shunderson.

Starring: Cary Grant, Jeanne Crain, Finlay Currie, Hume Cronyn, Walter Slezak, Sidney Blackmer, Katherine Locke, Margaret Hamilton, Jack Kelly, Basil Ruysdael ..
Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Release date: 1951-08-29
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Canned Feud

Canned Feud

7.4/10 IMDB

Sylvester Cat finds that his people have gone on vacation and left him alone in a locked house with a large stash of canned food in a cupboard. Sylvester needs a can opener, or he'll starve. And a pesky mouse has the only can opener in the house and torments Sylvester into trying more and more desperate measures to obtain it.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Marian Richman ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1951-02-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Laughter in Paradise

Laughter in Paradise

7.1/10 IMDB

When an eccentric practical joker dies, he divides his fortune among four heirs. But before they can collect the cash they must each do something which goes completely against their nature. NB: This is the film which introduced Audrey Hepburn.

Starring: Alastair Sim, Fay Compton, Guy Middleton, George Cole, Hugh Griffith, Ernest Thesiger, Beatrice Campbell, Mackenzie Ward, Joyce Grenfell, Eleanor Summerfield ..
Directed by: Mario Zampi
Release date: 1951-06-01

The Mating Season

7.4/10 IMDB

Ellen McNulty leaves her New Jersey hamburger stand and heads west to pay a surprise visit to her son and his new bride. When Ellen arrives, her daughter-in-law mistakes her for the maid she has hired for a big party they are throwing. Rather than cause any embarrassment, Ellen goes along with the charade, which leads to many complications.

Starring: Gene Tierney, John Lund, Thelma Ritter, Miriam Hopkins, Jan Sterling, Larry Keating, James Lorimer, Gladys Hurlbut, Cora Witherspoon, Malcolm Keen ..
Directed by: Mitchell Leisen
Release date: 1951-01-12
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : The Lemon Drop Kid

The Lemon Drop Kid

7.0/10 IMDB

When the Lemon Drop Kid accidentally cheats gangster Moose Moran out of his track winnings, the Kid promises to repay Moose the money by Christmas. Creating a fake charity for "Apple Annie" Nellie Thursday, the Kid tricks his gang into donning Santa suits and "collecting dough for old dolls" like Nellie who have nowhere to live.

Starring: Bob Hope, Marilyn Maxwell, Lloyd Nolan, Jane Darwell, Andrea King, Fred Clark, Jay C. Flippen, William Frawley, Harry Bellaver, Sid Melton ..
Directed by: Sidney Lanfield
Release date: 1951-04-02

Angels in the Outfield

7.1/10 IMDB

Paul Douglas stars, with Janet Leigh, as the hot-tempered Pittsburgh Pirates manager whose hard-luck team goes on a winning streak thanks to some heavenly intervention.

Starring: Paul Douglas, Janet Leigh, Keenan Wynn, Donna Corcoran, Lewis Stone, Spring Byington, Bruce Bennett, Marvin Kaplan, Ellen Corby, Jeff Richards ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1951-10-19

On Moonlight Bay

6.9/10 IMDB

The Winfield family moves into a new house in a small town in Indiana. Tomboy Marjorie Winfield begins a romance with William Sherman who lives across the street. Marjorie has to learn how to dance and act like a proper young lady. Unfortunately William Sherman has unconventional ideas for the time. His ideas include not believing in marriage or money, which causes friction with Marjorie's father, who is the local bank vice president

Starring: Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Leon Ames, Rosemary DeCamp, Mary Wickes, Jack Smith, Ellen Corby, Billy Gray, Jeffrey Stevens, Eddie Marr ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1951-07-26

Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man

6.6/10 IMDB

Boxer Tommy Nelson is accused of killing his manager. While detectives Bud and Lou investigate they come across an invisibility formula with which Tommy injects himself rather than face the police. This sparks an idea for trapping gangster Morgan by having Lou fight champ Rocky Hanlon, with Tommy's invisible help.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Nancy Guild, Arthur Franz, Adele Jergens, Sheldon Leonard, William Frawley, Gavin Muir, Sam Balter, Syd Saylor ..
Directed by: Charles Lamont
Release date: 1951-04-12

Royal Wedding

6.7/10 IMDB

Tom and Ellen are asked to perform as a dance team in England at the time of Princess Elizabeth's wedding. As brother and sister, each develops a British love interest, Ellen with Lord John Brindale and Tom with dancer Anne Ashmond.

Starring: Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford, Sarah Churchill, Keenan Wynn, Henri Letondal, Albert Sharpe, Viola Roache, Bess Flowers, Mae Clarke ..
Directed by: Stanley Donen
Release date: 1951-03-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Bowery Battalion

Bowery Battalion

6.2/10 IMDB

Slip, Sach and the gang (Bowery Boys) think an air-raid test is for real and join the Army.

Starring: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Donald MacBride, Virginia Hewitt, Russell Hicks, Bernard Gorcey, William Benedict, Buddy Gorman, David Gorcey, John Bleifer ..
Directed by: William Beaudine
Release date: 1951-01-24

As Young as You Feel

6.5/10 IMDB

Sixty-five-year-old John Hodges must retire from Acme Printing. He later impersonates the president of the parent company and arrives at his old plant on an inspection tour. Acme president McKinley is so nervous not even his beautiful secretary Harriet can calm him. McKinley's wife Lucille becomes infatuated with Hodges. Many further complications ensue.

Starring: Monty Woolley, Thelma Ritter, David Wayne, Jean Peters, Constance Bennett, Marilyn Monroe, Allyn Joslyn, Albert Dekker, Clinton Sundberg, Minor Watson ..
Directed by: Harmon Jones
Release date: 1951-06-15

Father's Little Dividend

6.5/10 IMDB

In this sequel to Father of the Bride, newly married Kay Dunstan announces that she and her husband are going to have a baby, leaving her father having to come to grips with the fact that he will soon be a granddad.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor, Don Taylor, Billie Burke, Moroni Olsen, Richard Rober, Marietta Canty, Russ Tamblyn, Hayden Rorke ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1951-04-05
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Scrambled Brains

Scrambled Brains

7.6/10 IMDB

Shemp is a sick man, suffering from hallucinations. His worst vision is that his ugly nurse Nora is actually beautiful. When Moe and Larry come to take him home from the sanitarium, they discover he's become engaged to Nora. On the way to Nora's apartment for the wedding, the boys get in a fight with a stranger who promises to get even with them if he ever sees them again. They arrive to finding Nora waiting for her father, who, when he arrives, turns out to be the man they just fought with.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Babe London, Emil Sitka, Vernon Dent ..
Directed by: Jules White
Release date: 1951-06-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : On the Riviera

On the Riviera

6.3/10 IMDB

In this fast-paced remake of the Muarice Chavlier vehicle Folies Bergere, talented Danny Kaye plays both a performer and a heroic French military pilot.

Starring: Danny Kaye, Gene Tierney, Corinne Calvet, Marcel Dalio, Jean Murat, Henri Letondal, Clinton Sundberg, Sig Ruman, Joyce Mackenzie, Monique Chantal ..
Directed by: Walter Lang
Release date: 1951-04-20

Lullaby of Broadway

6.7/10 IMDB

Pretty Melinda Howard has been abroad singing with a musical troupe. She decides to return home to surprise her mother whom she thinks is a successful Broadway star with a mansion in Manhattan. She doesn't know that her mother is actually a burnt-out cabaret singer with a love for whiskey. When she arrives at the mansion, she is taken in by the two servants who are friends of her mother's. The house actually belongs to Adolph Hubbell, a kind-hearted Broadway producer who also gets drawn into the charade. Hubbell takes a shine to Melinda and agrees to star her in his next show. Melinda also finds romance with a handsome hoofer who's also in the show. All is going well for Melinda except that she wants to see her mother who keeps putting off their reunion.

Starring: Doris Day, Gene Nelson, S.Z. Sakall, Billy De Wolfe, Gladys George, Florence Bates, Anne Triola, Hanley Stafford, Murray Alper, Bess Flowers ..
Directed by: David Butler
Release date: 1951-03-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Comin' Round the Mountain

Comin' Round the Mountain

6.3/10 IMDB

Al Stewart and Wilbert are magicians doing a stage act when they run into Wilbert's cousin, Dorothy McCoy. They find out that Wilbert's grandfather, Squeeze-box McCoy, had treasure hidden in the hills of Kentucky, which they go to find.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dorothy Shay, Kirby Grant, Joe Sawyer, Glenn Strange, Ida Moore, Shaye Cogan, Margaret Hamilton, Guy Wilkerson ..
Directed by: Charles Lamont
Release date: 1951-07-26

My Favorite Spy

6.5/10 IMDB

A burlesque comic doubles for a spy in Tangier and meets the spy's girlfriend, who is also a spy.

Starring: Bob Hope, Hedy Lamarr, Francis L. Sullivan, Arnold Moss, John Archer, Luis van Rooten, Stephen Chase, Morris Ankrum, Angela Clarke, Iris Adrian ..
Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod
Release date: 1951-12-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Ten Tall Men

Ten Tall Men

6.0/10 IMDB

Sgt. Mike Kincaid of the French Foreign Legion learns, from a Riff prisoner, that an attack will soon be made by the villainous Hussin on the Legion's outpost of Tarfa. Kincaid volunteers to lead nine other Legionnaires on a mission to delay Hussin's attack till reinforcements arrive. When he discovers that Hussin plans to marry Mahla, a girl from a rival tribe, in order to build a coalition against the French, Kincaid kidnaps Mahla. Hussin forcefully takes her back, but by now his planned attack on Tarfa is crumbling and Mahla has begun to fall in love with Kincaid.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Jody Lawrance, Gilbert Roland, Kieron Moore, George Tobias, Michael Pate, Robert Clary, John Dehner, Nick Dennis, Mike Mazurki ..
Directed by: Willis Goldbeck
Release date: 1951-10-26

Love Nest

6.2/10 IMDB

Jim and Connie's postwar New York building troubles keep Jim from working on his novel. Ex-WAC from Jim's army days Roberta moves in, further upsetting Connie but pleasing Jim's friend Ed. Tenant Charley, who marries tenant Eadie, loans money to Jim to help him keep the building, money which this Casanova obtains from rich widows.

Starring: June Haver, William Lundigan, Frank Fay, Marilyn Monroe, Jack Paar, Leatrice Joy, Henry Kulky, Marie Blake, Leo Cleary, Patricia Miller ..
Directed by: Joseph M. Newman
Release date: 1951-10-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : That's My Boy

That's My Boy

6.1/10 IMDB

Jack Jackson, the greatest football player in Ridgefield College history, is disappointed that his only son Junior is an uncoordinated, allergy-ridden bookworm. He uses his athletic reputation and standing as #1 alumni contributor to pressure the coach to take Junior onto the team. In addition, he pays the tuition of Junior's financially needy classmate Bill Baker, a potential all-American, with the understanding that he will room with Junior and mentor him athletically and socially. Junior's initial efforts as quarterback prove disastrous and further complications arise when the room mates both fall in love with the same co-ed.

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Ruth Hussey, Eddie Mayehoff, Marion Marshall, Polly Bergen, Hugh Sanders, John McIntire, Francis Pierlot, Lillian Randolph ..
Directed by: Hal Walker
Release date: 1951-05-31

Let's Make It Legal

6.1/10 IMDB

A woman divorces her husband of 20 years because he gambles too much.

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Macdonald Carey, Zachary Scott, Barbara Bates, Robert Wagner, Marilyn Monroe, Frank Cady, Harry Harvey, Kathleen Freeman, Paul Gerrits ..
Directed by: Richard Sale
Release date: 1951-10-31
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Three Arabian Nuts

Three Arabian Nuts

7.5/10 IMDB

The stooges are delivering some Arabian antiques, which include a magic lamp complete with genie. Three Arabian bad guys are after the magic lamp, but the stooges defeat them once they get the "genius", (as Shemp calls the genie) on their side.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Philip Van Zandt, Vernon Dent, Wesley Bly, Dick Curtis, Moe Howard, Larry Fine ..
Directed by: Edward Bernds
Release date: 1951-01-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Symphony in Slang

Symphony in Slang

7.6/10 IMDB

At the gates of Heaven, the admitting officials have a hard time understanding a newcomer's life story with all his contemporary slang.

Starring: John Brown ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1951-06-16
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Cheese Chasers

Cheese Chasers

7.7/10 IMDB

After eating their fill at a cheese factory, Hubie and Bertie decide there is nothing left to live for, and try to get Claude Cat to eat them.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Stan Freberg ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1951-08-25

Bedtime for Bonzo

5.5/10 IMDB

College prof Peter Boyd tries to salvage his professional and personal reputation by using a lab chimp to prove that environment trumps heredity in behavioral development.

Starring: Ronald Reagan, Diana Lynn, Walter Slezak, Lucille Barkley, Jesse White, Ann Tyrrell, Herbert Heyes, Herb Vigran, Harry Tyler, Tommy Bond ..
Directed by: Frederick de Cordova
Release date: 1951-04-05

I'll See You in My Dreams

6.8/10 IMDB

Songwriter Gus Kahn fights to make his name, then has to fight again to survive the Depression.

Starring: Doris Day, Danny Thomas, Frank Lovejoy, Patrice Wymore, James Gleason, Mary Wickes, Julie Oshins, Jim Backus, Minna Gombell, Harry Antrim ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1951-12-06

Here Comes the Groom

6.3/10 IMDB

Foreign correspondent Pete Garvey has 5 days to win back his former fiancée, or he'll lose the orphans he adopted.

Starring: Bing Crosby, Jane Wyman, Alexis Smith, Franchot Tone, James Barton, Robert Keith, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Connie Gilchrist, Jacky Gencel, Charles Lane ..
Directed by: Frank Capra
Release date: 1951-09-20
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Chow Hound

Chow Hound

7.5/10 IMDB

A muscular dog exploits a cat and a mouse for food, but they keep forgetting to bring him gravy!

Starring: John T. Smith, Bea Benaderet, Mel Blanc, Stan Freberg ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1951-06-16
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Rabbit Every Monday

Rabbit Every Monday

7.6/10 IMDB

Yosemite Sam hunts Bugs Bunny. Bugs covers Sam's gun with bubble gum, causing Sam to blast himself inside a big bubble. Sam next forces Bugs into his cabin, where Bugs fools Sam into thinking there is a party going on in his oven.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1951-02-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Nit-Witty Kitty

Nit-Witty Kitty

7.4/10 IMDB

Tom has amnesia and believes he's a mouse. Jerry, finding him more obnoxious as a fellow rodent than as a cat, seeks to cure him with a blow to the head.

Starring: Lillian Randolph, Thea Vidale ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1951-10-06
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Droopy's Double Trouble

Droopy's Double Trouble

7.3/10 IMDB

Butler Droopy gets his twin brother Drippy a job as assistant butler, causing trouble for Butch, who is trying to mooch an easy meal but can't tell the difference between the kind Droopy and the violence-prone Drippy.

Starring: Daws Butler, Bill Thompson ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1951-11-17
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Cat Napping

Cat Napping

7.4/10 IMDB

Tom has plans to take a nice long nap in a hammock, but Jerry has gotten there first and is snoozing happily, so the two fight it out to see who gets to sleep there.

Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1951-12-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : The Lady Pays Off

The Lady Pays Off

6.1/10 IMDB

The naive Evelyn Warren, elected school teacher of the year by Time Magazine, goes to Las Vegas, where she loses a lot of money. In order to pay her debts, casino manager Matt Braddock asks her to take care of his sad little daughter Diana.

Starring: Linda Darnell, Stephen McNally, Gigi Perreau, Virginia Field, Ann Codee, Nestor Paiva, Katherine Warren, James Griffith, John Doucette, Lynne Hunter ..
Directed by: Douglas Sirk
Release date: 1951-10-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Hare We Go

Hare We Go

7.2/10 IMDB

In 1492, Bugs Bunny sails the ocean blue, as mascot for Christopher Columbus.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1951-01-05

The Model and the Marriage Broker

7.0/10 IMDB

A marriage broker can't resist meddling in the life of a model, with disastrous results.

Starring: Thelma Ritter, Jeanne Crain, Scott Brady, Nancy Kulp, Jay C. Flippen, Zero Mostel, Michael O'Shea, Dennie Moore, John Alexander, Helen Ford ..
Directed by: George Cukor
Release date: 1951-11-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Scent-imental Romeo

Scent-imental Romeo

7.0/10 IMDB

A hungry cat disguises herself as a skunk to get in on feeding time at the zoo, but amorous Pepe thinks she's the real thing and pours on his Maurice Chevalier impression to win her over.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1951-03-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : The Fair Haired Hare

The Fair Haired Hare

7.6/10 IMDB

Yosemite Sam and Bugs battle it out over property rights above Bugs' rabbit hole.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1951-04-14
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm

Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm

6.8/10 IMDB

The Kettles leave their ultra-modern home and return to the country looking for uranium. Ma and Tom's mother-in-law, Mrs. Parker, fight over whether their grandchild will be raised "hygiencially."

Starring: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, Richard Long, Meg Randall, Ray Collins, Barbara Brown, Emory Parnell, Peter Leeds, Teddy Hart, Oliver Blake ..
Directed by: Edward Sedgwick
Release date: 1951-05-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Daredevil Droopy

Daredevil Droopy

7.2/10 IMDB

Droopy and Spike are applying for the job of Dare Devil Dog at the Circus, and the one who give the best performance in a variety of "feats of strength and daring" will get it.

Starring: Bill Thompson, Tex Avery, Daws Butler, Shepard Menken ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1951-03-31


5.5/10 IMDB

Stan and Ollie are marooned on an atoll. This was their last film together.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Suzy Delair, Max Elloy, Suzet Maïs, Félix Oudart, Adriano Rimoldi, Robert Murzeau, Luigi Tosi, Suzet Maïs ..
Directed by: Léo Joannon
Release date: 1951-10-17

A Millionaire for Christy

6.2/10 IMDB

Christy Sloane is sent on a business trip to inform radio personality Peter Lockwood that his uncle has died and left him $2 million. Christy, who's in financial straits, decides to try to snag Peter. Zany hijinks ensue and romantic sparks fly.

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Eleanor Parker, Richard Carlson, Kay Buckley, Una Merkel, Chris-Pin Martin, Douglass Dumbrille, Raymond Greenleaf, Nestor Paiva ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1951-09-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Excuse My Dust

Excuse My Dust

6.0/10 IMDB

Joe, inventor in an American Small town of 1895 has problems with his new invention, a car, driven with a gasoline motor. Everybody is making fun about his "crazy invention", only his girl friend believes in him. When he's halfway successful, another woman tries to win his heart, and his girl-friend thinks he has quit with her. But on a race for those new horse-less vehicles, he gets in trouble and only his former girl friend is able to help him.

Starring: Red Skelton, Sally Forrest, Macdonald Carey, William Demarest, Monica Lewis, Raymond Walburn, Jane Darwell, Herbert Anderson, Lillian Bronson, Paul Harvey ..
Directed by: Roy Rowland, Buster Keaton, Edward Sedgwick
Release date: 1951-06-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Encore


6.9/10 IMDB

Encore is a 1951 anthology film composed of adaptations of three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham: "The Ant and the Grasshopper", directed by Pat Jackson and adapted by T. E. B. Clarke; "Winter Cruise", helmed by Anthony Pelissier, screenplay by Arthur Macrae; "Gigolo and Gigolette", directed by Harold French, written by Eric Ambler. It is the last film in a Maugham trilogy, preceded by Quartet and Trio.

Starring: Glynis Johns, Nigel Patrick, Roland Culver, Alison Leggatt, Charles Victor, Peter Graves, Margaret Withers, Margaret Vyner, John Laurie, Noel Purcell ..
Directed by: Harold French, Pat Jackson, Anthony Pélissier
Release date: 1951-06-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1951 : Cock-a-Doodle Dog

Cock-a-Doodle Dog

7.0/10 IMDB

Collection of classic Tex Avery visual gags, set up as a battle between a sleep-deprived bulldog who just wants some shut-eye and a rooster driven by his natural instincts to crow all night long.

Starring: Bill Thompson ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1951-02-10

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