Of the great Triumvirate of Silent Comedians (Chaplin, Keaton, Lloyd), Harold Lloyd is probably the less-known to modern audiences. His fame seems to have faded a bit with the passage...
Number, Please?Arguably one of Harold Lloyd’s best two-reel comedies, NUMBER, PLEASE? takes place at a Los Angeles amusement park. It’s an unusual day: Mildred Davis is with another man, Harold is desperate to find her lost dog and Harold and Roy Brooks vie to take Mildred for a balloon ride. In the midst of...Subscribe to to watch now
Among Those PresentHarold Lloyd’s bellhop enjoys posing as a gentleman under cover of clothes dropped off at coat check by the rich clientele. “Gee! If I only had the glad rags. I could act like any of these swells.” He gets his chance when a scoundrel dresses him up as Lord Abernathy to take...Subscribe to to watch now
Never WeakenHarold Lloyd's "glasses" character dangles an engagement ring outside the window of the girl next door. When her boss, an osteopathic physician, tells her the business is doomed, Lloyd drums up new customers with some well-engineered pratfalls (notable for the use of real locations). A misguided...Subscribe to to watch now
Grandma's BoyOne of Harold Lloyd’s personal favorites of his films, GRANDMA'S BOY is a beautiful tale of self-discovery with a bounty of comic overtones. Sonny is a self-professed coward who balks at the sight of the town tramp (Dick Sutherland). Armed with a lucky charm given to him by his grandmother (Anna...Subscribe to to watch now
Love it. Always have, although it's not near as funny without an audience.
Not one of Lloyd's most popular works, it stands well on it's own both for story and physical comedy.