Genre Study - Screwball Comedy

From 'The Screwball Comedy Films: A History & Filmography, 1934-1942' by Duane Byrge & Robert Milton Miller. Plus a handful of films before and after that era from other sources.

MAIN DIRECTORS

Frank Capra, George Cukor, Howard Hawks, Garson Kanin, Gregory La Cava, Mitchell Leisen, Preston Sturges, Billy Wilder, Ernst Lubitsch, W.S. Van Dyke

MAIN PERFORMERS

Jean Arthur, Ralph Bellamy, Claudette Colbert, Gary Cooper, Melvyn Douglas, Irene Dunne, Clark Gable, Cary Grant, Jean Harlow, Katherine Hepburn, Carole Lombard, Myrna Loy, Fred MacMurray, William Powell, Rosalind Russell, Barbara Stanwyck, James Stewart

FURTHER READING

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Screwball_comedy_film
cinecollage.net/screwball-comedy.html

  • 5th Ave Girl

    1

  • Adam's Rib

    2

  • The Affairs of Annabel

    3

  • The Affairs of Martha

    4

  • After the Thin Man

    5

  • The Amazing Mr. Williams

    6

  • Annabel Takes a Tour

    7

  • Another Thin Man

    8

  • Arsenic and Old Lace

    9

  • The Awful Truth

    10

  • The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

    11

  • Bachelor Mother

    12

  • Ball of Fire

    13

  • The Baroness and the Butler

    14

  • Bedtime Story

    15

  • Blessed Event

    16

  • Blithe Spirit

    17

  • Blond Cheat

    18

  • Bluebeard's Eighth Wife

    19

  • Bombshell

    20

  • Boy Meets Girl

    21

  • Breakfast for Two

    22

  • The Bride Came C.O.D.

    23

  • The Bride Comes Home

    24

  • The Bride Walks Out

    25

  • Bringing Up Baby

    26

  • Brother Rat and a Baby

    27

  • By Candlelight

    28

  • Cafe Society

    29

  • Call It a Day

    30

  • Christmas in Connecticut

    31

  • Christmas in July

    32

  • Cinderella Jones

    33

  • Curtain Call

    34

  • Danger - Love at Work

    35

  • Day-time Wife

    36

  • Design for Living

    37

  • Destry Rides Again

    38

  • The Devil and Miss Jones

    39

  • The Doctor Takes a Wife

    40

  • Double Wedding

    41

  • Down to Their Last Yacht

    42

  • The Earl of Chicago

    43

  • Easy Living

    44

  • The Egg and I

    45

  • Eternally Yours

    46

  • Ever Since Eve

    47

  • The Ex-Mrs. Bradford

    48

  • Family Honeymoon

    49

  • The Feminine Touch

    50

  • First Love

    51

  • Fools for Scandal

    52

  • The Footloose Heiress

    53

  • Footsteps in the Dark

    54

  • Forsaking All Others

    55

  • Four's a Crowd

    56

  • The Front Page

    57

  • The Gay Bride

    58

  • The Gay Deception

    59

  • The Gay Divorcee

    60

  • The Gilded Lily

    61

  • The Girl from Missouri

    62

  • A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob

    63

  • The Golden Arrow

    64

  • The Good Fairy

    65

  • Good Girls Go to Paris

    66

  • Goodbye Again

    67

  • The Great Garrick

    68

  • The Great Profile

    69

  • Guest Wife

    70

  • The Half Naked Truth

    71

  • Hands Across the Table

    72

  • Having Wonderful Time

    73

  • He Married His Wife

    74

  • He Stayed for Breakfast

    75

  • Heartbeat

    76

  • Hellzapoppin'

    77

  • Hi Diddle Diddle

    78

  • His Girl Friday

    79

  • Holiday

    80

  • Honeymoon for Three

    81

  • Honeymoon in Bali

    82

  • The Horn Blows at Midnight

    83

  • The Housekeeper's Daughter

    84

  • I Love You Again

    85

  • I Married a Witch

    86

  • I Met Him in Paris

    87

  • I Was a Male War Bride

    88

  • Idiot's Delight

    89

  • If You Could Only Cook

    90

  • The Impatient Maiden

    91

  • It Happened on Fifth Avenue

    92

  • It Happened One Night

    93

  • It Pays to Advertise

    94

  • It's a Wonderful World

    95

  • It's All Yours

    96

  • It's in the Bag!

    97

  • It's Love I'm After

    98

  • Jimmy the Gent

    99

  • John Loves Mary

    100