Posts tagged with "harold lloyd"

Overlooked Gems: The Freshman (1925)

Posted by Lesley Coffin March 14, 2014 0 Comment 4047 views

The Harold Lloyd classic The Freshman finally gets the treatment it deserves with a Criterion DVD and Blu-ray release.

Overlooked Gems: Movie Crazy (1932)

Posted by Lesley Coffin November 22, 2013 0 Comment 897 views

In college I can remember having one big debate with a professor which got a little “heated.”  It was with a professor I respected more than any other, but for whatever reason, one comment got under my skin.  It was in regards to the silent comics, when he ranked the top four, Chaplin, Keaton, Lloyd, […]

Watch It: Miss Fatty’s Seaside Lovers (1915)

Posted by Brandy Dean May 15, 2013 1 Comment 3460 views

 Miss Fatty’s Seaside Lovers was released on May 15, 1915 but you can watch it right now. Miss Fatty’s Seaside Lovers features a lot of Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle and a little bit of Harold Lloyd. I give it four stars for that fact alone and one more for Fatty in drag.   Direction: Roscoe “Fatty” […]

Film Friday Weekly Roundup

Posted by Brandy Dean October 19, 2012 0 Comment 1083 views

It’s Friday? Again? Weeks go by pretty quickly these days. I suppose it makes sense that when days are shorter, days feel shorter. But even still… The good news is that my forced hiatus from hockey due to the lockout leaves ample time for Fall movie watching. And, let’s face it, it’s looking pretty good […]

Film Friday Weekly Roundup

Posted by Brandy Dean October 5, 2012 0 Comment 655 views

Breaking news: I’ve just been informed it’s Friday. Seriously, this almost slipped past me. Granted I’ve been caught up in trying to find footage of the debate that Mitt Romney “won,” because surely everyone else is talking about a different debate than the one I saw. Whatever else it is, this week’s media spin on […]

Short Films from the Golden Age of Comedy

Posted by Brandy Dean May 7, 2012 2 Comments 4424 views

The golden age of the short film and the golden age of comedy are one in the same. Here’s a look at a few of my favorites from the silent era, when all films were short films, and the comic geniuses were at play. Get ready for a yuks and chucks! Short Films From the […]

Grandma’s Boy (1922)

Posted by Brandy Dean April 27, 2012 0 Comment 502 views

  Harold Lloyd’s Grandma’s Boy was released April 27, 1922. Watch the complete movie on YouTube.

Film Friday | Weekly Roundup

Posted by Brandy Dean August 19, 2011 2 Comments 544 views

It’s been a busy week at Pretty Clever Films Headquarters thanks to TCM’s Summer Under the Stars. First we’re treated with Lon Chaney day and then Humphrey Bogart day. At night, I hear TIVO softly crying to himself in the other room. Even though I have roughly a gagillion movies to watch, I still took […]

Chaplin-Keaton-Lloyd Locations (and more)

Posted by Brandy Dean August 17, 2011 0 Comment 869 views

John Bengtson is the author of three books about the triumverate of silent comedians, Silent Echoes, Silent Traces, and Silent Visions. These books track the real world settings used as background in the films of Keaton, Chaplin, and Lloyd and document them in a then and now fashion. For lovers of silent films, these books […]

Harold Lloyd TV Interview 1962

Posted by Brandy Dean July 1, 2011 0 Comment 1059 views

Check out this interview with Harold Lloyd from 1962. It’s posted on YouTube in 3 parts, playlist here. Related Posts: Review of “An Eastern Westerner” “The Hidden Influence of Harold Lloyd on Singin’ in the Rain”

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