Classic Comedy

Classic Comedies in Alice's mind are those prior to 1965. All those great old movies that you may have grown up with are here for your discovery or re-discovery. Comedy Films made prior to 1926 are best found by scrolling "Silent Films". Contempory Comedies (post 1965) are best found scrolling "Comedy ". They don't make em' like they used to.... Rght: Lobbycard for "Bringing Up Baby".

(Under Quicksand) Mickey Rooney Triple: Quicksand (1950) / My Outlaw Brother (1951) / Mickey The Great (1939)

Director: Irving Pichel
Starring: Robert Preston, Mickey Rooney, Robert Stack, Jeanne Cagney, Peter Lorre, Barbara...

'Quicksand' - Mickey Rooney is cast once again as the everyman, only this noir crime drama sees him in real jeopardy as Dan, a young man who can't aff... Read more

A Breath of Scandal (1960)

Director: Michael Curtiz
Starring: Sophia Loren, Maurice Chevalier, John Gavin, Angela Lansbury

It's 1907 in Vienna, the "City of the Waltz." Beautiful Sophia Loren is the Austrian princess who, despite her exile from the familial estate for "sca... Read more

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court / The Emperor Waltz (1949)

Director: Billy Wilder, Tay Garnett
Starring: Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Cedric Hardwicke, William Bendix, Joan Fontaine, Ro...

This classic Bing Crosby Double Feature begins with 'A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court' (1949). Adapted from Mark Twain's story, Bing is a... Read more

A Countess from Hong Kong (1966)

Director: Charlie Chaplin
Starring: Marlon Brando, Sophia Loren, Sydney Chaplin, Tippi Hedren, Margaret Rutherford

Charlie Chaplin's final directorial effort stars Marlon Brando as a wealthy American diplomat, en route to New York from the Far East on an ocean line... Read more

A Guide for the Married Man (1967)

Director: Gene Kelly
Starring: Carl Reiner, Inger Stevens, Jack Benny, Jayne Mansfield, Joey Bishop, Lucille Ba...

Gene Kelly directs this delicious farce that finds faithful husband Walter Matthau contemplating stepping out on wife Inger Stevens. To get lessons in... Read more

A Hard Day's Night ( Blu-ray ) (1964)

Director: Richard Lester
Starring: George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Wilfrid Brambell

Richard Lester meets John, Paul, George and Ringo in this exuberant film following an average day in the life of the Beatles as they take under their... Read more

A Shot in the Dark (1964)

Director: Blake Edwards
Starring: Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer, George Sanders

Quite possibly the best of the Pink Panther films finds the illogically inept Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Peter Sellers) attempting to prove the innoc... Read more

A Woman is a Woman ( Une Femme Est Une Femme ) (1961)

Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Starring: Anna Karina, Jean-Claude Brialy, Jean-Paul Belmondo

'A Woman Is A Woman'. Godard's light-hearted tribute to Hollywood musicals, with Anna Karina as a nightclub stripper who wants a baby and expects eith... Read more

Abbott & Costello Meet the Invisible Man / Go to Mars (1951)

Director: Charles Lamont
Starring: Arthur Franz, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello

Meet the Invisible Man: Brand new detectives Bud Alexander (Bud Abbott) and Lou Francis (Lou Costello) agree to help prize fighter Tommy Nelson (Arthu... Read more

Abbott and Costello Hit the Ice (1943)

Director: Charles Lamont
Starring: Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Patric Knowles, Joe Sawyer

Two sidewalk photographers, Tubby McCoy (Lou Costello) and Flash Fulton (Bud Abbott), aspire to work for the local newspaper. Their childhood friend,... Read more