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Safety Last! (1923)

In the genre of Silent Comedy, two names stand at the forefront – Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. But a third comedy name is usually absent from praise, the highly underrated genius – Harold Lloyd. 737 more words


Safety Last!

Released in 1923, Safety Last! is a brilliant comedy and is Harold Lloyd’s most famous film. The iconic scene of Lloyd hanging from the clock high above moving traffic. 444 more words

A Pictorial History of the Movies: 1923 – Safety Last!

It’s the image. Pure and simple. If you boiled down silent cinema into a collection of images, this would probably be… number two, maybe. Behind the moon with the rocket in the eye. 541 more words


On Safety Last!

While watching Safety Last!, I was surprised to catch myself thinking that the film is much funnier ans superior in terms of story, direction and performances than anything Keaton and Chaplin did around that time. 177 more words

Safety Last! (1923)

Safety Last! is a 1923 silent film, directed by Fred Newmeyer and Sam Taylor, starring the incomparable Harold Lloyd. Modern day movie fans who watch… 614 more words

Movie Reviews


Auteur theory? What’s that?
I’m sure it was going around at the time in Europe, but probably hadn’t washed up on these shores yet.
As for me, I chose movies by the criteria of who was in them or what it was about. 465 more words