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1897 Comedy Movies

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The X-Ray Fiend(1897)

1min | Comedy, Horror
2.8/5 (with 18 votes)

A romantic couple are transformed into skeletons via X-Rays. The film combines two very recent innovations: Wilhelm Roentgen's discovery of X-rays in 1895, and Georges Méliès' accidental realisation of the special-effects potential of the jump-cut in 1896.

Directed by George Albert Smith - With Tom Green

Humorous Rollerskater(1896)

1min | Comedy
2.2/5 (with 3 votes)

A roller skater performs a series of eccentric exercises.

Directed by Marius Sestier

On the Roofs(1897)

1min | Crime, Comedy
2.5/5 (with 11 votes)

Two crooks throw a lady off a roof, and a hapless policeman tries to capture them.

Old Man Drinking a Glass of Beer(1898)

1min
2.5/5 (with 3 votes)

An old man gets progressively livelier - and drunker - as he downs his bottle of beer. Finally, he cocks a snook - and doesn't bother to uncock it as he continues to drink.

Directed by George Albert Smith - With Tom Green

Comic Face(1897)

1min
2.3/5 (with 5 votes)

An old man gets progressively livelier - and drunker - as he downs his bottle of beer. Finally, he cocks a snook - and doesn't bother to uncock it as he continues to drink.

Directed by George Albert Smith - With Tom Green

Robbery(1897)

1min | Crime, Comedy
1.6/5 (with 3 votes)

A robber forces a luckless stroller in the park to remove his hat, coat, waistcoat and trousers.

Directed by Robert W. Paul

Peeping Tom(1897)

2min | Comedy, Drama
2.7/5 (with 4 votes)

A man peeping through a keyhole at an attractive young woman gets his comeuppance. This is often labelled to "What Is Seen Through a Keyhole" (1901) Letterboxd's poster is of "Keyhole".

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