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Safety Last

Julie Gould got in touch with me about recreating a shot from Harold Lloyd’s 1923 romantic comedy Safety Last

It includes one of the most famous images from the silent film era: Lloyd clutching the hands of a large clock as he dangles from the outside of a skyscraper above moving traffic. 88 more words

Safety Last!

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dir. hal roach

When I first added Safety Last! to the Rosebud list, I wrongly attributed it to Buster Keaton. I didn’t know who Harold Lloyd was until the opening credits played here, and how happy I am now that I do. 270 more words

Amazing New Keaton Discoveries – My Wife’s Relations

An astonishing new Keaton stunt, Buster’s return visit to a classic apartment house, and yet another surprise appearance of the Cops – The Kid – Safety Last! 872 more words

Silent Movie Locations

Saving the Best for (Safety) Last!

There is no better way to experience Harold Lloyd’s Safety Last! than in a giant 1920’s movie palace packed with audience members gasping and shrieking at every turn. 380 more words

Silent Movies

Reflections on Keaton's Cops at the SF Silent Film Festival

The San Francisco Silent Film Festival starts next week, with another wide and varied lineup of classic silent films accompanied with live musical performances. Comedy fans will be especially interested in the Saturday morning program, introduced by… 279 more words

Buster Keaton

REVIEW: 'Safety Last!' (1923)

Title: ‘Safety Last!’
1923, USA
Director: Fred C. Newmeyer & Sam Taylor
Cast: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis

A poor store clerk organizes a publicity stunt that should earn him the money to finally marry the girl of his dreams. 224 more words


How Roscoe Arbuckle Filmed His Safety Last! Moment (Before Harold Lloyd Did)

Early in Roscoe Arbuckle’s charming feature comedy The Life of the Party (1920), his character, instantly smitten by a female visitor to his high-rise law offices, stumbles… 791 more words

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