Slapstick Comedies

Comedy has many forms — but the comedic form of slapstick comedy is one of the most endearing, silly and often used vehicles in movies. Throughout the 20th century — but especially in the 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s — slapstick comedy was capitalized on by many of the most infamous comedy teams. is proud to feature four films from our collection of slapstick comedies starting with the 1946 Marx Brothers classic A Night in Casablanca; the 1950 Dean Marin and Jerry Lewis classic At War with the Army; the 1966 Phyllis Diller and Jack E. Leonard classic The Fat Spy; and the 1978 Bob Denver and Allan Hale Jr. reprisal in Rescue from Gilligan’s Island.

Make that popcorn a double order for this parade of slapstick comedies! You’ll need it!