List of comedy films before 1920

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A list of the earliest comedy films produced before the 1920.

Pre-1910[edit]

Title Director Cast Country Notes
1894
Fred Ott's Sneeze William K.L. Dickson Fred Ott United States
1895
Robetta and Doretto
Watering the Gardener
1896
Interuppted Lover
1897
In a Chinese Laundry
The Milker's Mishap
George Albert Smith George Albert Smith United Kingdom
New Pillow Fight
Young America
1898
The Inquisitive Girls
The Minister's Wooing
The Nearsighted School Teacher Augusta Selmer
The Old Maid and the Burglar
Little Willy and the Minister
1899
Armor vs. Armour
An Exciting Finish
1900
Above the Limit
The Burglar-Proof Bed
I Had to Leave a Happy Home For You
1901
A Joke on Grandma
1903
I Want My Dinner
A Narrow Escape
The Magical Tramp
1905
Everybody Works But Father
The Little Train Robbery
Raffles the Dog
1906
Humorous Phases of Funny Faces
Dr. Dippy's Sanitarium
1907
College Chums
1908
A Calamitcus Elapment
The Painter's Revenge
The Taming of the Shrew
1909
Cohen at Corey Island
The New Cop
Tag Day

1910s[edit]

Title Director Cast Country Notes
1910
Making a Man of Him
Davy Jones and Captain Bragg
1911
Money to Burn
1912
Making a Man of Her
A Near-Tragedy
The New Neighbor
O'Brien's Busy Day
1913
The New Pupil
Nursey Favorites
1914
A Busy Day
Between Showers
Kid Auto Races at Venice
Making a Living
The New Janitor
Twenty Minutes of Love
1915
Fatty's Tintype Tangle
Ragtime Snap Shots
The Tramp
A Woman
1916
Behind the Screen
The Fireman
The Floorwalker
The Pawnshop
The Vagabond
1917
The Adventurer
Back Stage
Easy Street
The Immigrant
The Poor Little Rich Girl Comedy drama
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Comedy drama
1918
The Cook
Good-Night, Nurse!
O, It's Great to Be Crazy
1919
Back Stage
The Hayseed
Hoot, Moon!
Short Hustling For Health

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