Best Comedy Movies of 1952


Singin' in the Rain

8.3/10 IMDB

In 1927 Hollywood, a silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.

Starring: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell, Cyd Charisse, Douglas Fowley, Rita Moreno, Mae Clarke, Bess Flowers ..
Directed by: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly
Release date: 1952-04-09


8.0/10 IMDB

A fading music hall comedian tries to help a despondent ballet dancer learn to walk and to again feel confident about life.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Buster Keaton, Sydney Chaplin, Norman Lloyd, Andre Eglevsky, Marjorie Bennett, Melissa Hayden, Wheeler Dryden ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1952-10-23

The Quiet Man

7.7/10 IMDB

An American man returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love and conflict.

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Victor McLaglen, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond, Mildred Natwick, Francis Ford, Eileen Crowe, May Craig, Arthur Shields ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1952-07-21

Monkey Business

6.9/10 IMDB

Research chemist Barnaby Fulton works on a fountain of youth pill for a chemical company. One of the labs chimps gets loose in the laboratory and mixes chemicals, but then pours the mix into the water cooler. When trying one of his own samples, washed down with water from the cooler, Fulton begins to act just like a twenty-year-old and believes his potion is working. Soon his wife and boss are also behaving like children.

Starring: Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn, Marilyn Monroe, Hugh Marlowe, Henri Letondal, Robert Cornthwaite, Larry Keating, Kathleen Freeman, Douglas Spencer ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1952-09-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Rabbit Seasoning

Rabbit Seasoning

8.3/10 IMDB

The cartoon finds a row of signs saying it's rabbit season ("If you're looking for fun, you don't need a reason. All you need is a gun, it's Rabbit Season!"). Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck again are arguing over which of them is “in season” (it is really Duck Season, as Daffy says in the beginning), while a befuddled Elmer Fudd tries to figure out which animal is telling the truth. Between using sneaky plays-on-words, and dressing himself in women's clothing (including a Lana Turner-style sweater), Bugs manages to escape unscathed, while Daffy repeatedly has his beak blown off, upside-down, and sideways by Elmer.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1952-09-20

The Greatest Show on Earth

6.6/10 IMDB

To ensure a full profitable season, circus manager Brad Braden engages The Great Sebastian, though this moves his girlfriend Holly from her hard-won center trapeze spot. Holly and Sebastian begin a dangerous one-upmanship duel in the ring, while he pursues her on the ground.

Starring: Betty Hutton, Cornel Wilde, Charlton Heston, Dorothy Lamour, Gloria Grahame, Henry Wilcoxon, Lyle Bettger, Lawrence Tierney, James Stewart, Emmett Kelly ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
Release date: 1952-02-16

The Crimson Pirate

7.1/10 IMDB

Burt Lancaster plays a pirate with a taste for intrigue and acrobatics who involves himself in the goings on of a revolution in the Caribbean in the late 1700s. A light hearted adventure involving prison breaks, an oddball Scientist, sailing ships, naval fights, and tons of swordplay.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Nick Cravat, Eva Bartok, Torin Thatcher, James Hayter, Leslie Bradley, Margot Grahame, Noel Purcell, Frederick Leister, Eliot Makeham ..
Directed by: Robert Siodmak
Release date: 1952-08-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Feed the Kitty

Feed the Kitty

8.1/10 IMDB

A bulldog adopts an adorable kitten, but he can't let his owner know.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1952-02-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Neighbours


7.9/10 IMDB

In this Oscar-winning short film, Norman McLaren employs the principles normally used to put drawings or puppets into motion to animate live actors. The story is a parable about two people who come to blows over the possession of a flower.

Starring: Grant Munro, Jean Paul Ladouceur ..
Directed by: Norman McLaren
Release date: 1952-01-01


7.5/10 IMDB

In 18th-century France, a young man masquerades as an actor to avenge his friend's murder.

Starring: Stewart Granger, Eleanor Parker, Janet Leigh, Mel Ferrer, Henry Wilcoxon, Nina Foch, Richard Anderson, Robert Coote, Lewis Stone, Elisabeth Risdon ..
Directed by: George Sidney
Release date: 1952-05-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Water, Water Every Hare

Water, Water Every Hare

7.9/10 IMDB

Bugs Bunny is too sound a sleeper to notice that a rainstorm has flooded his rabbit hole and sent his mattress floating downstream toward the castle of an evil scientist who needs a brain for his mechanical monster. Bugs tries to escape and save his brain from the clutches of Rudolph, the scientist's giant orange monster.

Starring: Mel Blanc, John T. Smith ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1952-04-19
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Beep, Beep

Beep, Beep

7.7/10 IMDB

The Coyote chases the Road Runner through a maze of mine shafts, with their positions made visible only by the lamps on their helmets.

Starring: Paul Julian ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1952-05-23
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Operation: Rabbit

Operation: Rabbit

7.9/10 IMDB

Wile E. Coyote, genius, announces to Bugs Bunny that he is going to catch him and eat him, and then employs a variety of gadgets and plans in an attempt to do so.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1952-01-19

The Importance of Being Earnest

7.5/10 IMDB

Algernon Moncrieff is surprised to discover that his affluent friend -- whom he knows as "Ernest" -- is actually named Jack Worthing. Jack fabricated his alter ego in order to escape his country estate where he takes care of his charge, Cecily Cardew. Cecily believes that Ernest is Jack's wayward brother and is keen on his raffish lifestyle. Algernon, seeing an opportunity, assumes Ernest's identity and sneaks off to woo Cecily.

Starring: Michael Redgrave, Michael Denison, Edith Evans, Joan Greenwood, Dorothy Tutin, Margaret Rutherford, Miles Malleson, Richard Wattis, Walter Hudd, Aubrey Mather ..
Directed by: Anthony Asquith
Release date: 1952-06-02

Pluto's Christmas Tree

7.6/10 IMDB

Pluto comes bounding outside to help Mickey get a Christmas tree. Chip 'n Dale see him and make fun of him, but the tree they take refuge in is the one Mickey chops down. They like the decorations, especially the candy canes and Mickey's bowl of mixed nuts. But Pluto spots them and goes after them long before Mickey spots them. Minnie, Donald, and Goofy drop by to sing carols.

Starring: James MacDonald, Dessie Flynn, Clarence Nash, Ruth Clifford, Pinto Colvig ..
Directed by: Jack Hannah
Release date: 1952-11-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Magical Maestro

Magical Maestro

7.7/10 IMDB

After he is rejected by the Great Poochini as an opening act, Mysto the Magician gets his revenge by conducting his next operatic performance.

Starring: Daws Butler, Oscar Ramirez, Carlos Ramírez, Mary Kaye, Norman Kaye, Frank Ross, Paul Frees ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1952-02-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat

7.2/10 IMDB

When the nephews come to Donald's house in their Halloween costumes he dumps water on them and laughs at his trick. A witch sees this and decides to help the kids. By magic she gives Donald a bad time and the kids finally get their treats.

Starring: Clarence Nash, June Foray, Thurl Ravenscroft ..
Directed by: Jack Hannah
Release date: 1952-10-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : The Two Mouseketeers

The Two Mouseketeers

7.5/10 IMDB

Tom, a castle soldier in 16th century France, is assigned to guard the food laid out on a banquet table. Jerry and a smaller mouse companion, two wandering "mouseketeers", make the situation miserable for Tom as they abscond with (and occasionally eat) all the food they can.

Starring: Francoise Brun-Cottan ..
Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1952-03-15

Has Anybody Seen My Gal?

7.1/10 IMDB

When a 1920s millionaire tests the fiber of his Vermont family, a young lady and her boyfriend feel the repercussions.

Starring: Piper Laurie, Rock Hudson, Charles Coburn, Gigi Perreau, Lynn Bari, Larry Gates, William Reynolds, Skip Homeier, Paul Harvey, Paul McVey ..
Directed by: Douglas Sirk
Release date: 1952-06-25

The Card

7.1/10 IMDB

A charming and ambitious young man finds many ways to raise himself through the ranks in business and social standing - some honest, some not quite so. If he can just manage to avoid a certain very predatory woman...

Starring: Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns, Valerie Hobson, Petula Clark, Edward Chapman, Veronica Turleigh, George Devine, Joan Hickson, Frank Pettingell, Gibb McLaughlin ..
Directed by: Ronald Neame
Release date: 1952-02-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : The Golden Coach

The Golden Coach

7.0/10 IMDB

A viceroy, a nobleman and a bullfighter court a comedy-troupe actress in 16th-century Peru.

Starring: Anna Magnani, Odoardo Spadaro, Nada Fiorelli, Dante, Duncan Lamont, George Higgins, Ralph Truman, Gisella Mathews, Raf De La Torre, Elena Altieri ..
Directed by: Jean Renoir
Release date: 1952-12-05

The Marrying Kind

6.9/10 IMDB

Florence and Chet Keefer have had a troublesome marriage. Whilst in the middle of a divorce hearing the judge encourages them to remember the good times they have had hoping that the marriage can be saved.

Starring: Judy Holliday, Aldo Ray, Madge Kennedy, Sheila Bond, John Alexander, Phyllis Povah, Rex Williams, Peggy Cass, Charles Bronson, Christopher Olsen ..
Directed by: George Cukor
Release date: 1952-02-01

O. Henry's Full House

7.2/10 IMDB

Five O. Henry stories, each separate. The primary one from the critic's acclaim was "The Cop and the Anthem". Soapy tells fellow bum Horace that he is going to get arrested so he can spend the winter in a nice jail cell. He fails. He can't even accost a woman; she turns out to be a streetwalker. The other stories are "The Clarion Call", "The Last Leaf", "The Ransom of Red Chief", and "The Gift of the Magi".

Starring: Charles Laughton, David Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, Dale Robertson, Richard Widmark, Anne Baxter, Jean Peters, Gregory Ratoff, Fred Allen, Oscar Levant ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway, Howard Hawks, Henry King, Henry Koster, Jean Negulesco
Release date: 1952-08-07

Pat and Mike

6.9/10 IMDB

Pat Pemberton is a brilliant athlete, except when her domineering fiancé is around. The ladies golf championship is in her reach until she gets flustered by his presence at the final holes. He wants them to get married and forget the whole thing, but she cannot give up on herself that easily. She enlists the help of Mike Conovan, a slightly shady sports promoter. Together they face mobsters, a jealous boxer, and a growing mutual attraction.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Aldo Ray, William Ching, Sammy White, George Mathews, Charles Bronson, John George, Jim Backus, Gussie Moran ..
Directed by: George Cukor
Release date: 1952-06-13
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Belles on Their Toes

Belles on Their Toes

6.5/10 IMDB

The "Cheaper by the Dozen" crew is back, sans Clifton Webb. Lillian is struggling to make ends meet without her husband's income, while Anne, Martha, and even Ernestine find romance.

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Myrna Loy, Debra Paget, Jeffrey Hunter, Edward Arnold, Hoagy Carmichael, Barbara Bates, Robert Arthur, Verna Felton, Tina Thompson ..
Directed by: Henry Levin
Release date: 1952-05-02

Room for One More

7.1/10 IMDB

Anne and "Poppy" Rose have three quirky kids. Anne has a generous heart and the belief in the innocence of children. To the unhappy surprise of her husband she takes in the orphan Jane, a problem child who already tried to kill herself once.

Starring: Cary Grant, Betsy Drake, Lurene Tuttle, Randy Stuart, John Ridgely, Irving Bacon, Mary Treen, Iris Mann, George Winslow, Clifford Tatum Jr. ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog
Release date: 1952-01-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Rabbit's Kin

Rabbit's Kin

7.0/10 IMDB

Shorty, a school-age rabbit with a high-pitched voice, jumps into Bugs Bunny's rabbit hole to escape the clutches of the villainous, but extremely stupid, Pete Puma, whose distinctive speech climaxes in an ear-splitting screech. Pete tries to trick Bugs and Shorty with an exploding cigar. Doesn't work. The cigar says "El Explodo" right on the wrapper. He tries to trick them by disguising himself as Shorty's mother. Doesn't work either. His rabbit ears are leaves that are inelegantly affixed to his hat. How can this poor, pathetic puma win the day? Smarter opponents than he have failed to outwit the wily Bugs Bunny.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Stan Freberg ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1952-11-15

The Stooge

6.7/10 IMDB

Bill Miller is an unsuccessful Broadway performer until his handlers convince him to enhance his act with a stooge—Ted Rogers, a guy positioned in the audience to be the butt of Bill's jokes. After Ted begins to steal the show, Bill's girlfriend and his pals advise him to make Ted an equal partner.

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Polly Bergen, Marion Marshall, Eddie Mayehoff, Richard Erdman, Frances Bavier, Percy Helton, Oliver Blake, Danny Borzage ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog
Release date: 1952-12-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Son of Paleface

Son of Paleface

6.8/10 IMDB

Peter Potter Jr. returns to claim his father's gold, which is nowhere to be found.

Starring: Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Roy Rogers, Trigger, Bill Williams, Lloyd Corrigan, Paul E. Burns, Douglass Dumbrille, Harry von Zell, Iron Eyes Cody ..
Directed by: Frank Tashlin
Release date: 1952-07-14
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Sally and Saint Anne

Sally and Saint Anne

6.3/10 IMDB

An Irish-American girl asks the saint to guide her family and save them from an alderman.

Starring: Ann Blyth, Edmund Gwenn, John McIntire, Gregg Palmer, Hugh O'Brian, Jack Kelly, Frances Bavier, Otto Hulett, Kathleen Hughes, George Mathews ..
Directed by: Rudolph Maté
Release date: 1952-07-01

Jumping Jacks

6.2/10 IMDB

Nightclub entertainer Hap Smith has a new act since his former partner Chick Allen joined the army. With his lovely new female partner, Hap now plays a clownish parody of a soldier. When Chick organises a soldier show at Fort Benning, he realizes he needs his former partner's help—so, to get onto the base, Hap impersonates a hapless real soldier, but circumstances force them to prolong the masquerade, creating an increasingly tangled Army-sized SNAFU.

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Mona Freeman, Don DeFore, Robert Strauss, Richard Erdman, Ray Teal, Marcy McGuire, Danny Arnold ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog
Release date: 1952-06-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Lost in Alaska

Lost in Alaska

6.2/10 IMDB

After two volunteer firemen rescue a gold prospector from suicide, they discover discover that the police mistakenly want them for murder.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Mitzi Green, Tom Ewell, Bruce Cabot, Minerva Urecal, Emory Parnell, Iron Eyes Cody, Jack Ingram, Rex Lease ..
Directed by: Jean Yarbrough
Release date: 1952-08-13

Sailor Beware

6.2/10 IMDB

Meeting in a navy recruiting line, Al Crowthers and Melvin Jones become friends. Al has tried to enlist before, but was always rejected. He keeps trying so that he can impress women. Melvin, is allergic to women's cosmetics and his doctor prescribed ocean travel, so he decided to join the navy.

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Corinne Calvet, Marion Marshall, Robert Strauss, Leif Erickson, Don Wilson, Vince Edwards, Skip Homeier, James Dean ..
Directed by: Hal Walker
Release date: 1952-02-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : We're Not Married!

We're Not Married!

6.3/10 IMDB

A Justice of the Peace performed weddings a few days before his license was valid. A few years later five couples learn they have never been legally married.

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Fred Allen, Marilyn Monroe, David Wayne, Eve Arden, Paul Douglas, Eddie Bracken, Mitzi Gaynor, Louis Calhern ..
Directed by: Edmund Goulding
Release date: 1952-07-11

The Belle of New York

6.1/10 IMDB

In squeaky-clean New York at the turn of the century, playboy Charlie Hill falls so much in love that he can walk on air. The object of his affections is beautiful Angela Bonfils, a mission house worker in the Bowery. He promises to reform his dissolute life, even trying to do an honest day's work.

Starring: Fred Astaire, Vera-Ellen, Marjorie Main, Keenan Wynn, Alice Pearce, Clinton Sundberg, Gale Robbins, Tom Dugan, Ed Haskett, Percy Helton ..
Directed by: Charles Walters
Release date: 1952-02-22
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Rock-a-Bye Bear

Rock-a-Bye Bear

7.8/10 IMDB

Spike gets a job running the house for a hibernating bear. Only problem is that same bear is VERY noise-sensitive, and Spike's got a rival that wants his job.

Starring: Daws Butler, Bill Thompson ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1952-07-12
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : It Grows on Trees

It Grows on Trees

6.6/10 IMDB

The Baxters are a typical happy American family trying to live on too little money. Mrs. Polly Baxter acquires two mysterious trees that got into a nursery shipment by mistake. Guess what: they turn out to be money trees! After initial problems, Polly decides to spend the money. But there's one logical consequence of money grown on trees that no one's considered. Written by Rod Crawford

Starring: Irene Dunne, Dean Jagger, Joan Evans, Richard Crenna, Edith Meiser, Les Tremayne, Malcolm Lee Beggs, Frank Ferguson, Bob Sweeney, Dee Pollock ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1952-09-02

Abbott and Costello: The Drugstore

7.8/10 IMDB

Bud and Lou get jobs in Mr. Fields' Drugstore. Originally filmed as the first episode of the Abbott and Costello TV show, it was released on film and shown theatrically in certain markets.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Gordon Jones, Sid Fields, Joe Kirk, Joe Besser, Iris Adrian, Elvia Allman ..
Directed by: Jean Yarbrough
Release date: 1952-12-05
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Three Dark Horses

Three Dark Horses

7.3/10 IMDB

A campaign boss is looking for three delegates to the presidential convention, delegates that are too stupid to discover that his candidate, Hammond Egger, is a crook. Enter the stooges as janitors sent to clean the man's office. After some of their antics, the boy's suitability for the job is apparent and they're hired. The stooges go to the convention, but double cross their boss and vote for another candidate, Abel Lamb Stewer. When the boss and his muscle man come looking for revenge, the boys defeat them in a wild fight.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Ben Welden, Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Kenneth MacDonald ..
Directed by: Jules White
Release date: 1952-10-16
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Time, Gentlemen, Please!

Time, Gentlemen, Please!

6.5/10 IMDB

Because of its high productivity and "almost" 100 per cent employment, the town of Hayhoe, England is expecting a visit from the Prime Minister. The "almost" is because of Dan Dance (Eddie Byrne), an old rogue who would rather drink and philosophize than work. The Village Council are determined to have a perfect record so they connive to have the old man put into the alms-house which has been unoccupied for many years, where he must abide by rules laid down 400 years ago. A new Vicar arrives and discovers that, because of the circumstances created by the Council, Dan Dance is entitled to 6,000 pounds a year at the expense of the village.

Starring: Eddie Byrne, Jane Barrett, Robert Brown, Sid James, Hermione Baddeley, Thora Hird, Marianne Stone, Raymond Lovell, Marjorie Rhodes, Dora Bryan ..
Directed by: Lewis Gilbert
Release date: 1952-07-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Fit to Be Tied

Fit to Be Tied

7.8/10 IMDB

Jerry removes a tack from Spike's paw. In gratitude, Spike gives Jerry a bell to ring when he's in trouble. Soon, Tom is acting as Jerry's servant. But then the city passes a leash law, and Spike can no longer help. Soon, Tom is taunting Spike (much like Foghorn Leghorn taunts the barnyard dog) and harassing Jerry, who becomes his servant until the leash law is repealed.

Starring: Daws Butler ..
Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1952-07-26

Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd

5.7/10 IMDB

Two hapless waiters in a tavern on the Spanish Main play cupid between aristocratic Lady Jane and tavern co-worker Bruce Martindale, but the two bumpkins mix-up a love letter with Captain Kidd's treasure map of Skull Island, leading to them being kidnapped and taken off to the notorious pirate's island.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Charles Laughton, Hillary Brooke, Bill Shirley, Leif Erickson, Fran Warren, Chuck Roberson, Paul Newlan, Harry Wilson ..
Directed by: Charles Lamont
Release date: 1952-12-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : A Missed Fortune

A Missed Fortune

7.3/10 IMDB

Shemp wins $50,000 in a radio contest and the stooges move into the Hotel Costa Plente where they live it up and wreck their fancy suite. While they wait for the prize money to arrive, the boys are pursued by three gold-digging dames after their winnings. When the check arrives however, it's only for $4.85 after tax deductions.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Nanette Bordeaux, Vivian Mason, Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Vernon Dent ..
Directed by: Jules White
Release date: 1952-01-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : The Super Snooper

The Super Snooper

7.4/10 IMDB

In this parody of trench-coat detective films, Daffy Duck is Duck Drake, a "Private Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat" who receives a telephone call summoning him to the J. Cleaver Axe-Handle Estate, where a murder has supposedly taken place.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Marian Richman ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1952-11-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Triplet Trouble

Triplet Trouble

7.7/10 IMDB

Someone drops off three cute little kittens; Tom is put in charge of them while Mammy goes shopping. But behind her back, the three little angels are real devils.

Starring: Lillian Randolph ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1952-04-19
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Gents in a Jam

Gents in a Jam

7.4/10 IMDB

Shemp's rich Uncle Phineas comes to visit the stooges who are broke and about to evicted. The boys convince their landlady Mrs. McGruder not to toss them out as Shemp is set to inherit a fortune. The boys also have trouble with a circus strongman after Shemp accidentally rips off his wife's dress. Uncle Phineas gets in the middle of the fight, and Mrs. McGruder ends it by knocking out the strongman. It turns out that Uncle Phineas and the landlady were childhood sweethearts and he marries her, leaving the stooges out of the bucks once again.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Kitty McHugh, Danni Sue Nolan ..
Directed by: Edward Bernds
Release date: 1952-07-04

What Price Glory

6.1/10 IMDB

Two military men, Captain Flagg and Sergeant Quirt, who are rivals to begin with, grow more at odds with each other when Quirt is made Flagg's top sergeant. And when a local beauty comes between them, their rivalry escalates even further. But when they discover that the woman has marriage in mind, they now compete to try to avoid marching down the aisle - that is, until they are called upon to march into battle.

Starring: James Cagney, Dan Dailey, Corinne Calvet, Robert Wagner, William Demarest, Henri Letondal, Craig Hill, Marisa Pavan, Max Showalter, James Gleason ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1952-08-22

Jack and the Beanstalk

5.8/10 IMDB

A young boy trades the family cow for magic beans.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Buddy Baer, Shaye Cogan, James Alexander, Dorothy Ford, Barbara Brown, David Stollery, William Farnum, Almira Sessions ..
Directed by: Jean Yarbrough
Release date: 1952-04-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : Corny Casanovas

Corny Casanovas

7.4/10 IMDB

The stooges don't know it, but they are all engaged to the same girl, a gold-digger who plans to get an engagement ring from each of them and then abandon them. When all three show up at her house at the same time, a wild fight ensues, as each stooge accuses the others of making time with "his" girl. The stooges knock each other senseless and the girl escapes with their rings.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Connie Cezon ..
Directed by: Jules White
Release date: 1952-05-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1952 : The Hasty Hare

The Hasty Hare

7.7/10 IMDB

A fey little Martian, with his green dog-soldier, K-9, arrive on Earth with instructions to bring back an Earth creature. He chooses Bugs Bunny.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1952-06-07

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