It's No Laughing Matter

It's No Laughing Matter is an extant 1915 American comedy silent film written and directed by Lois Weber. The film stars Macklyn Arbuckle, Cora Drew, Myrtle Stedman, Charles Marriott, Adele Farrington, and Frank Elliott. The film was released on January 14, 1915, by Paramount Pictures.[1][2]

It's No Laughing Matter
Directed byLois Weber
Produced byPhillips Smalley
Lois Weber
Written byLois Weber
StarringMacklyn Arbuckle
Cora Drew
Myrtle Stedman
Charles Marriott
Adele Farrington
Frank Elliott
CinematographyDal Clawson
Hobart Bosworth Productions
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • January 14, 1915 (1915-01-14)
Running time
4-5 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)



Preservation status

Only a portion of It's No Laughing Matter exists in the Library of Congress. Both the Library of Congress database website and the Catalog of Holdings 1978 book indicate incomplete or fragmentary status.[3][4]

See also


  1. "It-s-No-Laughing-Matter - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes -". The New York Times. Retrieved 21 December 2014.
  2. "It's No Laughing Matter (1915) - Overview -". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 21 December 2014.
  3. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: It's No Laughing Matter
  4. Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress, p. 91 c.1978
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