- Mr. W's Little Game (1934) Woollcott's only short subject, set in a nightclub. The peevish "Mr. W." grudgingly plays a word game with a blonde (Marion Martin, in her first film) and a waiter (Leo G. Carroll).
- Gift of Gab (1934) Alexander Woollcott, cameo in Universal Pictures feature
- The Scoundrel (1935) This Oscar-winning film was made by Woollcott's friends Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, and starred longtime Woollcott friend Noël Coward. Woollcott appears in a supporting role.
- Babes on Broadway (1941) Woollcott has a cameo in this Mickey Rooney-Judy Garland musical.
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