Let's start with one of the first film comedy stars.
Max poses for a portrait.
A caricature of Max.
Max in dramatic form.
Max greets Charlie Chaplin.
Max with Chaplin again.
Max attends a party with Chaplin.
The Man of a Thousand Scowls.
Ritchie in an early "high and dizzy" comedy, The House of Terrible Scandals (1917).
Another still from The House of Terrible Scandals (1917).
Also, I was browsing through folders on my hard drive and I found screen captures of Billie Ritchie from Live Wires and Love Sparks (1916).
Larry occupies center stage in this caricature of 1920s film stars.
This is a still from Pirates Beware (1928) that was published in Motion Picture News.
I found other images from Pirates Beware on my hard drive.
Find out more about these comedians and others in Eighteen Comedians of Silent Films.