Harold Lloyd

Harold Lloyd

4 Episodes

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.

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Harold Lloyd
  • Safety Last!

    Episode 1

    Directed by Fred Newmeyer and Sam Taylor • 1923 • United States
    Starring Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Bill Strother

    The comic genius of silent star Harold Lloyd is eternal. Chaplin is the sweet innocent, Keaton the stoic outsider, but Lloyd—the modern guy striving for success—is us. And with its...

  • The Freshman

    Episode 2

    Directed by Sam Taylor and Fred Newmeyer • 1925 • United States
    Starring Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston

    Harold Lloyd’s biggest box-office hit was this silent comedy gem, featuring the befuddled everyman at his eager best as a new college student. Though he dreams of being a big man on campus, the ...

  • The Kid Brother

    Episode 3

    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...

  • Speedy

    Episode 4

    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...