A Harold Lloyd compilation, and (as it were) primer, put out by Art Ross and Lloyd himself in 1962. No substitute for watching the full length, original films, of course, but useful as an introduction.
HAROLD LLOYD'S WORLD OF COMEDY (1962)
Harold Lloyd, became one of the greatest comic actors in the world
influential film comedians of the silent film era. Lloyd made nearly 200 comedy films, both silent and "talkies", between 1914 and 1947. He is best known for his "Glass" character, a resourceful, success-seeking go-getter who was perfectly in tune with 1920s era America.
5 short films :
- Haunted Spooks
- Campus Vamp
- Our Gang Follies
- Schools out
- Bear Shooting
Harold Lloyd is interviewed by Harry Reasoner on a live morning television show.
Mary Fickett is the co-host
A biography on legendary silent film comedian Harold Lloyd.
He became famous for his daredevil stunts but there was a lot more to him then that.
Often overlooked, Lloyd is starting to make a comeback for film buffs around the world.
Music by The Pixies. Enjoy!
Harold Lloyd's iconic scene in the silent film "Safety Last" (1923).
One of the most significant contributors to the early years of the motion picture industry, Harold Lloyd was also a shrewd businessman and became the wealthiest man in Hollywood at the peak of his career.
Perhaps more than any other major star of the silent era, his characters mirrored his times and captivated his contemporaries.
His experiments with camera placement and motion were vital to the evolution of filmmaking techniques. This book includes a short biography of Lloyd and detailed information about all of his performances.
The biography overviews his childhood, his adolescent stage career, his work in silent and talking pictures, his family life, and the work of his major contemporaries.
A chapter on his film work includes entries for all of his shorts and features, including cameo roles and newsreels.
Other chapters describe Lloyd's radio and television work, sheet music and recordings inspired by his films, and his many awards and honors.
An annotated bibliography cites books, magazines, newspapers, oral histories, and interviews. Eleven photographs illustrate his work
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