The Best Farces of the 1940s

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To Be or Not to Be 1942, 99 min.

Ernst Lubitsch     Starring: Carole LombardJack BennyRobert Stack

Comedy    Farce    Satire

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My Favorite Wife 1940, 88 min.

Garson Kanin     Starring: Cary GrantRandolph ScottIrene Dunne

Comedy    Farce    Romance

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A Night in Casablanca 1946, 85 min.

Archie Mayo     Starring: Harpo MarxGroucho MarxLois Collier

Comedy    Farce    Satire

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The Talk of the Town 1942, 118 min.

George Stevens     Starring: Cary GrantJean ArthurRonald Colman

Comedy    Comedy of Errors    Drama

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Hold That Ghost 1941, 86 min.

Arthur Lubin     Starring: Bud AbbottLou CostelloRichard Carlson

Comedy    Farce    Haunted House Film

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Love Crazy 1941, 99 min.

Jack Conway     Starring: William PowellMyrna LoyGail Patrick

Comedy    Farce    Screwball Comedy

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Topper Returns 1941, 88 min.

Roy Del Ruth     Starring: Joan BlondellRoland YoungBillie Burke

Comedy    Fantasy    Fantasy Comedy

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Who Done It? 1942, 77 min.

Erle C. Kenton     Starring: Bud AbbottLou CostelloPatric Knowles

Comedy    Farce    Slapstick

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My Dear Secretary 1948, 94 min.

Charles Martin     Starring: Laraine DayKirk DouglasKeenan Wynn

Comedy    Farce

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Great Guns 1941, 74 min.

Monty Banks     Starring: Stan LaurelOliver HardySheila Ryan

Comedy    Farce    Military Comedy

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A Southern Yankee 1948, 90 min.

Edward Sedgwick     Starring: Red SkeltonBrian DonlevyArlene Dahl

Comedy    Farce    Spy Comedy

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