MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 10,549 this week

Laughter (1930)

7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 164 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 7 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

(as H. d'Abbadie d'Arrast)

Writers:

(screenplay), (story), 4 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb at Comic-Con 2014

Follow our coverage of Comic-Con 2014, direct from San Diego July 23-27 in our Comic-Con section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 100 titles
created 31 Oct 2010
 
a list of 28 titles
created 26 Feb 2012
 
a list of 4532 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 222 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 154 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Laughter" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Laughter (1930)

Laughter (1930) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Laughter.
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Lieutenant Niki of the Austrian royal guard has a new girlfriend, Franzi. He's crazy about her and is smiling at her while on duty in the street. King Adolf and his daughter Princess Anna ... See full summary »

Director: Ernst Lubitsch
Stars: Maurice Chevalier, Claudette Colbert, Miriam Hopkins
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Hildy Johnson, newspaper reporter, is engaged to Peggy Grant and planning to move to New York for a higher paying advertising job. The court press room is full of lame reporters who invent ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Milestone
Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Pat O'Brien, Mary Brian
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The queen of mythical Sylvania marries a courtier, who finds his new life unsatisfying.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch
Stars: Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Lupino Lane
Another Dawn (1937)
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Colonel John Wister, on duty with the British army in the desert region of Dubik, returns to England on leave. There he falls in love with Julia Ashton, who cares deeply for him but ... See full summary »

Director: William Dieterle
Stars: Kay Francis, Errol Flynn, Ian Hunter
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Film told in flashbacks of an older man's obsession for a woman who can belong to no-one but can frustrate everyone. The backdrop is SternbergÍs surreal and fantastic Carnaval in Spain. In ... See full summary »

Director: Josef von Sternberg
Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Lionel Atwill, Edward Everett Horton
Raffles (1930)
Adventure | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A distinguished English gentleman has a secret life--he is the notorious jewel thief the press has dubbed "The Amateur Cracksman". When he meets a woman and falls in love he decides to "... See full summary »

Directors: George Fitzmaurice, Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast
Stars: Ronald Colman, Kay Francis, Bramwell Fletcher
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Jerry Stafford, a businessman, is in love with his secretary but she deserts him for another man. When she realizes her mistake, she goes back to him. Doris Brown is her girlfriend who is in love with a man named Monty Dunn.

Director: Dorothy Arzner
Stars: Claudette Colbert, Fredric March, Monroe Owsley
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Lothar Mendes
Stars: Fredric March, Kay Francis, Stuart Erwin
Night Angel (1931)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Edmund Goulding
Stars: Nancy Carroll, Fredric March, Phoebe Foster
Certificate: Passed Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The career of a waitress takes off when she meets an amiable drunken Hollywood producer.

Director: George Cukor
Stars: Constance Bennett, Lowell Sherman, Neil Hamilton
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A woman becomes estranged from her daughter when the girl learns that she is illegitimate.

Director: Richard Wallace
Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas, David Manners
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The 16th-century sculptor woos the Duchess of Florence despite the duke.

Director: Gregory La Cava
Stars: Constance Bennett, Fredric March, Frank Morgan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Peggy Gibson
...
Paul Lockridge
...
C. Mortimer Gibson
Glenn Anders ...
Ralph Le Sainte
Diane Ellis ...
Marjorie Gibson
Ollie Burgoyne ...
Pearl - Peggy's Maid
Leonard Carey ...
Benham, Gibson's Butler
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 September 1930 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Falsa personalidad  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

Connections

Alternate-language version of Lo mejor es reir (1931) See more »

Soundtracks

Little Did I Know
by Irving Kahal, Pierre Norman and Sammy Fain
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Wonderful and delightful charming picture
1 September 2001 | by (Cocoanuts) – See all my reviews

"Laughter" is a glorious romantic comedy with a terrific cast including that great man of the screen, Fredric March. It concerns a young woman who has married for stability and wealth, but can't forget the love of her life, played by the delicious Mr March. It was made at Paramount's Long Island studios, and some scenes were shot on location in New York, giving the movie a different "look" to many others of the period. Some people think of this movie as the first "Screwball" comedy. "Laughter" was Frank Morgan's first talkie and the last movie for Diane Ellis who plays his daughter. She died on her honeymoon in December 1930.


22 of 22 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Laughter (1930) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?