Season 67

  • Midnight (1939)

    Penniless Colbert masquerades as Hungarian countess in chic Parisian marital mixup; near-classic comedy written by Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett.

  • The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (1930)

    Typical but hilarious Laurel and Hardy antics ensue when the boys find themselves mixed up in a murder case. Notable for being the first ...

  • The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)

    Acerbic radio commentator Woolley (recreating his Broadway role) is forced to stay with Burke's Midwestern family for the winter, driving them crazy with assorted wacky...

  • Never Wave at a WAC (1953)

    Expanded from a TV play, this farce involves socialite Russell joining the WACs, forced to buckle down to hard work; Wilson as dumb comrade-at-arms is...

  • The Patsy (1928)

    Davies gives an inspired comedic performance as the ignored youngest child of bossy mom Dressler and henpecked father Henderson. One of Davies' best silents; her...

  • The Cure (1917)

    Chaplin plays a drunkard who checks into a health spa to dry out, but brings along a big suitcase full of alcohol. Physically adroit hilarity...

  • Ball of Fire (1941)

    Burlesque dancer moves in with eight prissy professors (led by Cooper) to explain "slang" for their new encyclopedia; delightful twist on Snow White and the...

  • The Play House (1921)

    Notable Buster Keaton "trick" short, most famous for an opening sequence in which Keaton plays nine different roles.

  • Double Wedding (1937)

    Loy's orchestration of her sister's wedding is upset by the presence of free-spirited bohemian Powell. The stars are the whole show in this clever adaptation...

  • Hips, Hips, Hooray! (1934)

    One of Wheeler & Woolsey's best vehicles is a lavish, risque musical comedy about their attempts to save Todd's ailing beauty business. Wild production numbers,...

  • Send Me No Flowers (1964)

    Hilarious marital farce with star turns from Doris Day and Rock Hudson.

  • You Can’t Take It with You (1938)

    Moss Hart play about eccentric but blissfully happy household becomes prime, highly entertaining Capracorn. Oscar winner for Best Picture and Director.

  • Animal Crackers (1930)

    Marx Brothers' second movie gives the zany foursome plenty of comic elbow- room. "Story" has to do with stolen painting, but never mind: Groucho performs...

  • Tillie’s Punctured Romance (1914)

    A comic curio, the first full- length comedy feature film, with Dressler repeating stage role as farm girl fleeced by city- slicker Chaplin (appearing...

  • Professional Sweetheart (1933)

    Good cast in a very funny radio spoof, with Rogers as airwaves star who becomes engaged to hick Foster in publicity stunt.

  • Love Before Breakfast (1936)

    Fast-starting comedy slows down to obvious ending, but Lombard (as object of Foster's and Romero's attention) is always worth watching. Preston Sturges worked uncredited on...

  • It Should Happen to You (1954)

    Holliday is Gladys Glover of Binghamton, N.Y., who has come to N.Y.C. to make a name for herself--and does so, by plastering her moniker...

  • The Awful Truth (1937)

    Hilarious screwball comedy; Cary and Irene divorce, she to marry hayseed Bellamy, he to wed aristocratic Lamont. Each does his best to spoil the other's...