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1923 - Safety Last!

Well folks, it’s time to get silly again here on the Cinematic Century. Actually, we’re going to be having a streak of fun comedies over the next few weeks, which is always fun. 1,313 more words

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Safety Last! (1923)

Plot: Harold (Harold Lloyd) wants nothing more than to marry his sweetheart Mildred (Mildred Davis), but he simply can’t afford to give her the ring, wedding, and lifestyle he knows she deserves. 576 more words

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 more words

Safety Last, By Brian Aldaco

In the cinematic world, many have heard of famous silent film comedians such as Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. A less-well known comedian–but equally great–is Harold Lloyd. 268 more words


Video Premier: Safety Last by Belly Up

We’re very proud to bring you the exclusive premier of Belly Up’s new video, ‘Safety Last’.

Belly Up are a band from Burlington, VT who blend loud, reverb-washed indie rock with punk rock influences. 142 more words


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 more words