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Movie Heroes: Harold Lloyd

As a child I first became aware of Harold Lloyd during the school holidays when UK television showed his World of Comedy compilation programmes.  The catchy theme tune (“Hooray For Harold Lloyd”) has been stuck in my head for decades but it was only in the past few years that I really began to appreciate just how important Lloyd was to the world of cinema.  768 altre parole

Silent Laughter 2017 returns to London's Cinema Museum

The Kennington Bioscope’s Silent Laughter festival is returning to The Cinema Museum, following two very successful previous events – 2015’s Silent Laughter Saturday and 2016’s Silent Laughter Weekend.  358 altre parole

Film of the Week: The Freshman

Before Jean-Paul Belmondo’s iconic role as the Bogart-esque swaggering Michele, there was Harold Lloyd as Harold Lamb, another man who found cinema to be a world that corresponded with his desires. 170 altre parole

Film Of The Week

On The Problems Of Credit In The 19th Century New England Economy

I don’t expect a letter of gratitude from Josh Lauer, author of Creditworthy: A History of Consumer Surveillance and Financial Identity in America, for being the first person to take his new book of that identity out from the library, but I wouldn’t turn it down either. 560 altre parole


Harold Lloyd versus Snarf: Old Plots in New(er) Settings

“So, you know that episode of Thundercats I was finishing?” my husband asked one morning.

“Urnghuh? Um…sure,” I answered, my foggy tones conveying that no, I hadn’t had my morning coffee yet. 493 altre parole

Safety Last: Harold Lloyd


One of the most hair-raising sustained scenes of physical comedy ever filmed. Only Buster Keaton could rival Harold Lloyd when it came to feats of physical stamina and inventiveness on the silent screen. 26 altre parole