The Comedy of Terrors (1963)

This is a black comedy about an undertaker creating his own demand. It is an entertaining film, which first and foremost benefits from a great cast including horror icons Vincent Price and Boris Karloff. +++ +++ [click title to read review]

The Naked Truth (1957)

This British comedy contains some very dark humour. There is no holding back when it comes to showing the havoc caused by the film’s central blackmailer. In spite of its darkness, however, the film becomes more farcical as the plot unfolds, in part thanks to the talents of Peter Sellers and the rest of the cast. +++ +++ [click title to read review]

Frech und Verliebt (1945/1948)

A solid romantic comedy from Germany (produced in 1944), whose release was delayed by the approaching end of the war. There are some very strong comedic performances in the major supporting roles, which are stronger than the film as a whole. +++ +++ [click title to read review]

Der Doppelgänger (1934)

A mildly amusing yet unremarkable German comedy. A stubborn female and fear of a suspected crime are at the centre of a comedy of errors that neglects dialogue and delivery as it relies too heavily on situational comedy – which unfortunatley falls a bit flat. +++ +++ [click title to read review]

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