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1940s Comedy Movies

Public list by WPS with 7 movies or TV shows/series

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Jour de Fête(1949)

1h 27min | Comedy
3.6/5 (with 54 votes)

Jour de Fête tells the story of an inept and easily-distracted French mailman who frequently interrupts his duties to converse with the local inhabitants, as well as inspect the traveling fair that has come to his small community. Influenced by too much wine and a newsreel account of rapid transportation methods used by the United States postal system, he goes to hilarious lengths to speed the delivery of mail while aboard his bicycle.

Directed by Jacques Tati - With Jacques Tati, Paul Frankeur, Guy Decomble, André Pierdel, Henri Marquet, Jacques Beauvais, ...

Elmer's Candid Camera(1940)

NR
| 8min | Animation, Comedy
3.4/5 (with 8 votes)

Elmer takes up wildlife photography.

Directed by Chuck Jones

In the Sweet Pie and Pie(1941)

18min | Comedy
3.0/5 (with 3 votes)

The stooges are convicts about to be executed for some murders they didn't commit. The day before the execution they are tricked into marrying three rich girls who need husbands to collect a legacy. At the last minute the real murderers confess and the stooges are pardoned. The girls are now stuck with the stooges so they plot to get rid of them by making them become gentlemen. The girl's lawyer convinces them to throw a big party in the hope that the stooges will humiliate them and they can get a divorce. The boys do just that as the party degenerates into a wild pie fight. But the girls decide to keep the stooges and give their lawyer the boot.

Squareheads of the Round Table(1948)

19min | Comedy
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Set in Arthurian times, the stooges decide to help their friend Cedric the Blacksmith win the hand of the fair princess Elaine. At night the group sneaks into the castle to serenade Elaine, but pick the wrong window and are caught by the King. Tossed in the dungeon, the boys escape with Cedric's help and manage to foil the plans of the Black Prince who was plotting against the King. All turns out well when the grateful King allows Cedric to marry Elaine.

Micro-Phonies(1945)

17min | Comedy
2.7/5 (with 3 votes)

The stooges are working in a radio station where a pretty girl has just made a recording of "Voices of Spring" under an assumed name. She wants to hide her singing career from her disapproving society parents while auditioning for Mrs. Bixby's "Krispy Krunchy" radio program. After a run-in with a pompous violinist, the boys find the record and Curly starts mimicking to it, dressed as a women. Mrs. Bixby witnesses their performance and is impressed enough to hire "Senorita Cucaracha" (Curly) and Senors "Mucho" and "Gusto" (Moe and Larry) for her radio program. The boys show up in their disguises to "sing" at a Mrs. Bixby's party but run into trouble when Moe smashes the record over Curly's head. The real singer tries to help by singing from behind a curtain while Curly mimics, but she is discovered and the stooges exit to a hail of phonograph records.

Mr. Belvedere Goes to College(1949)

NR
| 1h 23min | Comedy
3.5/5 (with 2 votes)

A middle-aged genius goes to college for the first time.

Three Pests in a Mess(1945)

15min | Comedy
2.8/5 (with 1 vote)

The stooges are three inventors trying to a get a patent on their preposterous fly catching invention. When they learn they'll have to catch 100,000 flies to earn enough to get a patent, some crooks overhear and think the boys are the $100,000 sweepstakes winners. When the crooks give chase, the stooges hide in a sporting goods store where Curly shoots a dummy, which they mistake for a real person. The boys decide to bury the "body" in a pet cemetery, but the cemetery owner arrives from a costume party with his partners, all dressed as spooks, and they proceed to scare the devil out of the stooges.

Directed by Del Lord - With Moe Howard
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