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The Freshman (1925)

“College is the reward for surviving high school.” –Judd Apatow, comedy writer and producer

On move-in day at college way back in 2011, I wanted everything to be  478 altre parole



Day 17: GRANDMA’S BOY (Fred C. Newmeyer, USA, 1922)

Though I often wish I was better versed in silent comedy than I am, I’ve definitely seen more than a few films by both Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin; this, however, serves as my introduction to the work of Harold Lloyd, often considered the “third genius” of the silent film era. 307 altre parole

Film Reviews

EFC II #66 - The Kid Brother (1927)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#66 – The Kid Brother (1927)
Dir. J.A. Howe & Ted Wilde
Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Walter James, Leo Willis, Olin Francis, Constantine Romanoff, Eddie Boland, Frank Lanning, Ralph Yearsley… 79 altre parole

Epic Film Challenge

Safety Last! (1923). Read this review to see how Harold Lloyd scaled the heights of movie immortality.

Film review by Jason Day of the silent film comedy Safety Last! Starring Harold Lloyd, it concerns a young man working in a city department store who will stop at nothing to impress his girlfriend back home. 772 altre parole


Week of August 26th, 1916

J. Warren Kerrigan

Harry Carey

Herbert Rawlinson

Dorothy Phillips

One hundred years ago this week, Grace Kingsley reported an unusually high number of accidents and injuries. 734 altre parole

The Gag Man review: a brutal insight into the silent comedy business

The consensus view on Clyde Bruckman was summed up by Tom Dardis, biographer of Harold Lloyd and Buster Keaton: “he was not very funny, and he drank too much”. 487 altre parole

Silent Film

Cinecon 2016 Silent Echoes Hollywood Walking Tours

The block of Cahuenga south of Hollywood Boulevard was the setting for more silent movie filming than any other spot in town. I’ll be leading walking tours of this historic site at the upcoming… 245 altre parole

Silent Movie Locations