Laughing Gas (film)

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Laughing Gas is the title of several American movie shorts (1907, 1914 starring Charlie Chaplin, 1915, 1920) whose plot revolves around real or would-be dentists.

1907 Film[edit]

Laughing Gas
Directed by Edwin S. Porter
Starring Bertha Regustus
Edward Boulden
Release date
  • 1907 (1907)
Running time
9 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent film
English intertitles


The plot is that of a black woman going to the dentist for a toothache and being given laughing gas. On her way walking home, and in other situations, she can't stop laughing, and everyone she meets "catches" the laughter from her, including a vendor and police officers.


  • Edward Boulden
  • Mr. La Montte
  • Bertha Regustus ... Mandy Brown
  • Mr. Sullivan

1914 film[edit]

1915 film[edit]

Laughing Gas
Starring Jimmy Aubrey
Walter Kendig
Release date
  • July 12, 1915 (1915-07-12)
Country United States
Language Silent films


1920 film[edit]

Laughing Gas
Directed by Tom Buckingham
Produced by Abe Stern
Julius Stern
Written by Tom Buckingham
Starring Charles Dorety
Bud Jamison
Release date
  • December 8, 1920 (1920-12-08)
Country United States
Language English

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