Top 10 awesome movies like Man on the Flying Trapeze that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Man on the Flying Trapeze and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Clyde Bruckman, W.C. Fields and Mary Brian . Here goes the list -

  1. The Idle Rich
  2. Blondie's Holiday
  3. The Arkansas Traveler
  4. Princess O'Hara
  5. Ambassador Bill
  6. Counsellor at Law
  7. Too Many Parents
  8. Tish
  9. Our Wife
  10. Five on the Black Hand Side
  1. The Idle Rich

    The Idle Rich

    Millionaire William van Luyn falls in love with his secretary Joan Thayer and marries her. Her family, part of "the great middle class" (as blowhard nephew Henry keeps reminding us), is happy for Joan, but reluctant to take charity from Will. He moves in with them, and they keep resisting, until one day he takes drastic action.

    This movie, created by William C. de Mille, Conrad Nagel and Bessie Love, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

    You can watch this on Amazon Video.

  2. Blondie's Holiday

    Blondie's Holiday

    Dagwood gets in trouble with bookies and winds up in jail. Bank manager Samuel Breckinridge comes to his rescue to thank Dagwood for getting compulsive gambler Mrs. Breckinridge out of the casino just before the police raid.

    This movie, created by Abby Berlin, Penny Singleton and Arthur Lake, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  3. The Arkansas Traveler

    The Arkansas Traveler

    A folksy drifter (Bob Burns) helps an old friend's widow (Fay Bainter) and daughter (Jean Parker) save their newspaper.

    This movie, created by Alfred Santell, Bob Burns and Fay Bainter, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  4. Princess O'Hara

    Princess O'Hara

    King, the driver of a horse-drawn hansom cab, is killed in a turf war between Vic Toledo's cab company and his competitors. Vic sends his goons to get King's daughter Princess a new horse but they steal a prized racing horse.

    This movie, created by David Burton, Jean Parker and Chester Morris, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  5. Ambassador Bill

    Ambassador Bill

    An American ambassador arrives in a small country that is being convulsed by political intrigue and civil unrest. He befriends the young boy who is to be the country's king, to ensure that the boy is prepared to take on the role and also to see that he lives long enough to assume the crown.

    This movie, created by Sam Taylor, Will Rogers and Marguerite Churchill, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  6. Counsellor at Law

    Counsellor at Law

    Successful attorney has his Jewish heritage and poverty-stricken background brought home to him when he learns his wife has been unfaithful.

    This movie, created by William Wyler, John Barrymore and Bebe Daniels, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  7. Too Many Parents

    Too Many Parents

    A story of the boys who are sent to military school in order to get them out of the way of their too-busy-to-bother parents or guardians. Lonely young Philip Stewart (George Ernest)writes himself letters his father, Mark Stewart (Lester Matthews, should be writing. When his hoax is discovered Philip attempts suicide.

    This movie, created by Robert F. McGowan, Frances Farmer and Lester Matthews, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  8. Tish

    Tish

    Letitia "Tish" Carberry, an eccentric New England spinster, lives with her nephew, Charlie Sands, and her two cronies, Aggie Pilkington and Lizzie Wilkins, live in a near-by boarding house. Cora Edwards also lives at the boarding house and is in love with Charlie, who, however, loves Katherine "Kit" Bowser, the daughter of Judge Horace Bowser. Tish and her cronies promote a romance between Cora and Charlie, but Cora decides it is Theodore "Ted" Bowser she loves and they are secretly married before Ted leaves for a training school in Toronto, learning to ferry planes to England. Charlie and Katherine also elope secretly. Cora, anxious to join Ted, borrows money from the church organ fund and leaves, telling no one where she is going. Tish takes the blame for the shortage. Cora raises the money to repay Tish and goes to the post office, while Ted is on a flight. Before she mails it, she opens a letter she received from the Canadian government announcing Ted's loss at sea. She faints, is taken to the hospital and gives birth to a boy, and dies. The only clue to her identity is the letter addressed to Tish. She arrives, decides the baby is Charlie's son, declares herself the grandmother and takes it home. Once there, she and her cronies take care of it in a rented cottage and she now claims it is her own. As a result Charlie, not knowing why she makes such a claim, has her put into a sanitarium for mental cases, and he and Katherine take the baby and plan to send it to an orphanage as Katherine does not realize it is her own nephew.

    This movie, created by S. Sylvan Simon, Marjorie Main and Zasu Pitts, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

    You can watch this on Amazon Video and Apple Itunes.

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  9. Our Wife

    Our Wife

    Jerry Marvin, a talented musician and composer, wallows in drunken self-pity after he is divorced by his wife Babe. Along comes new love Susan, who rescues Jerry and provides him with fresh inspiration to complete his trumpet concerto. He performs it, it's a hit, and the jubilant Jerry and Susan plan to marry. There's just one hitch: Now Babe wants him back... and the unscrupulous ex-wife will stop at nothing to recapture her man.

    This movie, created by John M. Stahl, Melvyn Douglas and Ruth Hussey, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  10. Five on the Black Hand Side

    Five on the Black Hand Side

    In contrast to most of the violence-laden "blaxploitation" films of the period, this low-budget effort eschews exploitation for humanity and domestic drama. Leonard Jackson plays a barber who is also the domineering head of a middle-class African American family. Jackson is forced to rethink his values when his previously docile wife joins their three children in rebelling against her husband's retrogressive behavior.

    This movie, created by Oscar Williams, Godfrey Cambridge and Clarice Taylor, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

    You can watch this on Amazon Video and Apple Itunes.

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