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Harold Lloyd in “Among Those Present” (1921) – reviewed by George

“The Place: Society’s outer crust – Where the Want-to-be’s and the Would-be’s shake hands with the Never-will-be’s.” The little family at the heart of this tale consists of Mother, the climber (Aggie Herring), who is the reasonable half – all … Continue reading

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Harold Lloyd in “A Sailor-Made Man” (1921) – reviewed by George

Always a pleasure to find another Harold Lloyd movie, not just for him, but for H.M. Walker’s titles as well. “The Plot – An American boy is in love with an Americas girl – Let’s go -” We begin at … Continue reading

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Harold Lloyd in “Number, Please?” (1920) – reviewed by George

“An old, old story of men who have loved, lost, and tried to forget. Some seek the whispering shadows of the great outdoors, haunted always by the face of the ‘one girl’. Some would lose ‘her’ image in the mystic … Continue reading

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Harold Lloyd in “Get Out and Get Under” (1920) – reviewed by George

“There are six reasons why a young man has his picture taken. One is A Girl – the other five don’t count.” The photographer is really painstaking – and irritating. He wants Harold’s head at a certain angle, his feet … Continue reading

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Harold Lloyd in “For Heaven’s Sake” (1926) – reviewed by George

“Every city has two districts – Uptown, where the people are cursed with money – and Downtown, where they are cursed without it.” Brother Paul (Paul Weigel), billed as The Optimist, is a gentle soul and friendly preacher who runs … Continue reading

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Harold Lloyd in “Speedy” (1928) – reviewed by George

Of the Harold Lloyd silent comedies I’ve reviewed, this is far and away the best. It takes place in New York City and a lot of it, apparently, was filmed on the streets of New York, including a great, fantastic … Continue reading

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Harold Lloyd in “Hot Water” (1924) – reviewed by George

“Married life is like dandruff. It falls heavily on your shoulders, you get a lot of free advice about it, but up to date nothing has been found to cure it.” The bridegroom is late to his own wedding after … Continue reading

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Harold Lloyd in “Haunted Spooks” (1920) and “Never Weaken” (1921) – reviewed by George

Haunted Spooks The titles by H.M. Walker are great! Example: The Girl (Mildred David) is described as “Sweet Sixteen and never… well, only once or twice.” And “The Place” is given as “Go down the Mississippi River several miles and … Continue reading

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Harold Lloyd in “Feet First” (1930) – reviewed by George

Before I found this film I did not know that Lloyd had ever made a sound film. Now I expect to find a few more along the way. Here Harold plays Harold Horne, a lowly worker at Tanner’s Shoe Store … Continue reading

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Danny Kaye in “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” (1947) – reviewed by George

In Pert Amboy, New Jersey, Walter Mitty (Danny) is driving to the train station with his mother (Fay Bainter), so she can have the car for the rest of the day, but for what I don’t know, since she is … Continue reading

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