Harold LLoyd

Harold Lloyd hanging on for life from a clock in the iconic scene in Safety Last!

Safety Last! [Harold Lloyd]

Safety Last! (1923) starring Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis Synopsis of Safety Last! With its torrent of perfectly executed gags and astonishing stunts, Safety Last! is the perfect introduction to the comic genius of Harold Lloyd. He plays a small-town bumpkin trying to make it in the big city, who finds employment as a lowly department-store […]

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Speedy (1928) starring Harold Lloyd, Ann Christy, Bert Woodruff, Babe Ruth

Speedy [Harold Lloyd]

Speedy (1928) starring Harold Lloyd, Ann Christy, Bert Woodruff, Babe Ruth, Byron Douglas Synopsis of Speedy Harold “Speedy” Swift, a fan of Babe Ruth and the New York Yankees, saves from extinction the city’s last horse-drawn trolley, operated by his girlfriend’s grandfather.

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An Eastern Westerner (1920) starring Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis

An Eastern Westerner [Harold Lloyd]

An Eastern Westerner (1920) starring Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis Synopsis of An Eastern Westerner In the silent short film An Eastern Westerner, the father of a spoiled young man ships him out West from New York to his uncle’s ranch.  The father hopes that the young man will toughen up and learn responsibility.  Once there, he squares […]

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Movie Crazy (1932) starring Harold Lloyd, Constance Cummings

Movie Crazy

Movie Crazy (1932) starring Harold Lloyd, Constance Cummings Synopsis of Movie Crazy In Movie Crazy, Harold Lloyd is a country bumpkin who desperately wants to go to Hollywood and become a star.  However, he’s not that good when trying to act – but unintentionally hilarious.  Despite failing his screen test, fate allows him to be hilarious on […]

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From Hand to Mouth (1919) starring Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Peggy Cartwright, Snub Pollard

From Hand to Mouth

From Hand to Mouth (1919) starring Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Peggy Cartwright, Snub Pollard From Hand to Mouth begins with a pretty young woman (Mildred Davis) stands to inherit a fortune.  But a crooked lawyer deliberately does not tell her she must prove her claim before midnight. If she fails, the inheritance will go to her […]

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Bumping into Broadway (1919) starring Harold Lloyd, Bebe Danial, Snub Pollard

Bumping into Broadway

Bumping into Broadway (1919) starring Harold Lloyd, Bebe Danial, Snub Pollard Synopsis of Bumping into Broadway Harold Lloyd silent comedy short film where he’s an aspiring playwright who spends his last dime to help his boardinghouse neighbor, a struggling starlet (Bebe Daniels) pay her rent.  Pursuing her, he winds up at a gambling club, where he […]

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The Sin of Harold Diddlebock, starring Harold Lloyd

The Sin of Harold Diddlebock

Synopsis of The Sin of Harold Diddlebock In The Sin of Harold Diddlebock, Harold Diddlebock is a bank cashier with 22 years of service behind him and thinks only ahead to a time when he can marry the cashier further down the aisle. When he gets fired his dream appears to be over, but a winning streak […]

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Movie poster for Grandma's Boy, starring Harold Lloyd

Grandma’s Boy

Grandma’s Boy (1922) starring Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis  Grandma’s Boy is the story of a quiet, shy, and yes, cowardly young man played by Harold Lloyd. His childhood is shown in flashback, humorously showing his cowardly nature.  Which gets him in further trouble as he’s courting his girlfriend (Mildred Davis) only to be intimidated […]

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Kino Video Slapstick Symposium - The Harold LLoyd Collection - Includes the 1922 feature Grandma's Boy and seven rare short comedies

The Harold Lloyd Collection | Slapstick Symposium

Editorial Review of The Harold Lloyd Collection (Slapstick Symposium), courtesy of Amazon.com  This collection of vintage  Harold Lloyd comedies is worth the price just for  Grandma’s Boy, a splendid hour-long feature from 1922. Lloyd plays a small-town fellow who lives with his frisky grandmother; convinced of his own cowardice, he yearns to compete for the hand […]

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Dr. Jack movie poster, starring Harold Lloyd and Mildred Davis

Dr. Jack | Harold Lloyd | movie review

Dr. Jack (1922) starring Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised by Harold Lloyd’s Dr. Jack.  I’m not a huge fan of Harold Lloyd, but I truly enjoyed Dr. Jack.  The basic plot deals with the Sick-Little-Well-Girl (played by Harold Lloyd’s future wife, Mildred Davis).  She’s been under the care of an […]

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