Often overlooked in favor of his more famous contemporaries Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton, bespectacled everyman Harold Lloyd was easily the equal of those silent-comedy legends in both slapstick invention and hair-raising derring-do. From the football field antics of THE FRESHMAN to the clock-hanging climax of SAFETY LAST!, Lloyd’s innovative, endearing comedy classics are packed wall-to-wall with some of the funniest and most thrilling set pieces of the silent era.
Directed by Ted Wilde • 1927 • United States
Starring Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston
Silent-comedy legend Harold Lloyd goes west in this irresistible blend of action, romance, and slapstick invention. The bespectacled everyman is at his inimitable best as Harold Hickory, the gentle son of a promi...
Directed by Ted Wilde • 1928 • United States
Starring Harold Lloyd, Ann Christy, Bert Woodruff
SPEEDY was the last silent feature to star Harold Lloyd—and one of his very best. The slapstick legend reprises his “Glasses Character,” this time as a good-natured but scatterbrained New Yorker who ca...