Cartoons: At the Movies

There may be drama on-screen, but it’s all comedy for these moviegoers!

Two young women engage in conversation as they leave a movie theater

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A movie goer comments on the lipstick marks seen on another man's face as he and his date leave the theater.
“I thought you both gave a magnificent performance.”
Goldstein
May 26, 1951

 

Two bored kids leave a movie theater
“I liked the part where we ate the popcorn!”
Faletti
May 26, 1951

 

A drive-in theater attendant tells the driver of a political campaign car that he will through them out if they use the giant loudspeakers mounted atop the vehicle.
“All right, but one peep out of you and out you go!”
Robert Day
April 26, 1952

 

A wife tells her dissapointed husband not to tell people waiting in line for a movie that the film is terrible.
“You’ll do nothing of the sort! It isn’t your duty to warn anyone.”
Chon Day
March 10, 1951

 

A grumpy man buys two tickets to a movie; tells the saleswoman to give the other ticket to his wife whenever she decides to leave the consignment shop next door.
“Two, please. And if a woman in a green hat and fur coat ever comes out of that store, you can give her the other one.”
Les Colin
January 27, 1951

 

A woman teases her husband as they watch two actors kiss in a movie.
“Just think, he’s four years older than you.”
Corka
September 29, 1951

 

Two young women engage in conversation as they leave a movie theater
“I was so choked up, I could hardly eat my popcorn.”
Osann
September 20, 1952

 

Upset children in a movie theater demand a refund from an usher because a woman kept telling them to shush.
“We want our money back! Some lady behind us kept shushing us all through the picture!”
Berenstain
September 16, 1950

 

A man makes a funny face at an older couple in another car during a drive-in movie.
Al Kaufman
June 9, 1951

 

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Comments

  1. I thought for the one with the couple leaving the theater next to a long line of people waiting to go in, the exiting lady should be saying, “I’d never have guessed that the kindly old doctor was the murderer.”

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