Public Domain Movies - Comedy

W.C. Fields - The Dentist

w.c.fields, comedy, dentist

One of a number of shorts that W.C. Fields made before he went into feature films. The scene where he extracts the woman's tooth may be one of the funniest he made.

Speak Easily

comedy

Taken from IMDB: Naive, bookish Professor Post (of Potts College) inherits a huge amount of money and decides that now he can afford to go out and enjoy life. He falls for a dancer in a bad stage show, and with his new money decides to buy the show and take it to Broadway.

Pollyanna

Silent, Comedy, drama, Mary Pickford

When Pollyanna (Mary Pickford) is orphaned, she is sent to live with her crotchety Aunt Polly (Katherine Griffith). Pollyanna discovers that many of the people in her aunt's New England home town are as ill-tempered as her aunt. But Pollyanna's incurable optimism - exemplified by her "glad game," in which she looks for the bright side of every situation - bring a change to the staid old community.

The General

The General, Buster Keaton, 1926, mp4, 720p, silent

Johnnie loves his train ("The General") and Annabelle Lee. When the Civil War begins he is turned down for service because he's more valuable as an engineer. Annabelle thinks it's because he's a coward. Union spies capture The General with Annabelle on board. Johnny must rescue both his loves. There is another version on the Archive. This one is full 720p high resolution and crystal clear! From the folks at myretroflix.com

Convict 13

Silent, Comedy, Buster Keaton

Buster is playing golf with Sybil when he gets knocked out. An escaped prisoner changes clothes with him. Buster goes to prison and learns that he is to be hanged. He changes clothes with a guard just as prisoner Roberts attacks all the guards.

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