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Safety Last! (1923)

Safety Last!
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Harold Lloyd Harold Lloyd
Harold - The Boy
Mildred Davis Mildred Davis
Mildred, The Girl
Bill Strother Bill Strother
Bill, The Pal
Noah Young Noah Young
The Law
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Roy Brooks Roy Brooks
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Mickey Daniels Mickey Daniels
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Richard Daniels Richard Daniels
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Hal Roach Hal Roach
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Sam Taylor Sam Taylor
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Inspiration First!

5 years, 7 months ago at Feb 19 18:43
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Harold Lloyd's building climbing stunt is one of the most awe-inspiring spectacles I've ever seen in a movie, done with a dogged dexterity and lovable enthusiasm worthy of comparison to Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin at their best. This masterpiece of physical and slapstick comedy made me laugh at inspired gags and gasp at startlingly convincing danger in equal measure.

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8 years ago at Aug 26 16:21
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speachless - the stunts - all his breathe taking - and believe it or not - he only had a few fingers left - timeless classic - deserves to be watched nearly 100 years later!
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Description: Harold's a poor country boy who comes to the city to make good -- in hopes of eventually marrying his hometown sweetheart. In the meantime, however, he works as a department store clerk and sends his girl optimistic letters that lead her to believe he is well on his way to success. So, on her mother's advice, she packs her bags and goes to join him. Soon Harold's doing his best to convince her that he really is a boss... A high point: the justifiably famous scene where Lloyd climbs up the 12-story department store building, and hangs over the downtown streets on the hands of a clock. A 1920's "yuppie," Lloyd climbs ... (more)
Release date: 1 April 1923
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"SAFETY LAST! - HANGING FROM THE CLOCK FACE Harold Lloyd was always considered the third great comedian of the silent era. Perhaps Harold's regular persona, known somewhat blandly as 'the glasses character', was not as inventive as Charlie Chaplin's Tramp or Buster Keaton's Stoneface, and Lloyd had less creative input into the films in which he starred, but as a screen comedian Lloyd threw himself into his films with gusto, performing many of his own stunts and creating a thoroughly likable pers"


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