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The Harold Lloyd Collection DVD

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  • Technical Specs
  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Run Time: 220 Minutes
  • Region: 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
  • Language: English
  • Studio: Kino Video
  • DVD Release Date: September 13, 2005
  • Audio: MUSIC: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Color: Black & White / Color
In this two-DVD collection of ten films, Harold Lloyd (Safety Last) demonstrates why he is ranked alongside Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton as slapstick cinema's preeminent funnymen. Lloyd is most famous for his aerial acrobatics, dangling from skyscrapers in High and Dizzy and Never Weaken. But his legendary status was earned mostly on the ground, where he crafted the persona of an endearing Everyman, whose pluck and determination rescue him from life's ordinary (and often extraordinary) pitfalls. Whether portraying a pampered socialite (Captain Kidd's Kids), a lowly bellhop (Ring Up the Curtain), Lloyd pursues romance and prosperity at a dizzying pace. His unwavering confidence and optimism - combined with his remarkable speed, agility and impeccable comic timing - made him one of the most beloved figures of the silent era.

Disc 1:

Two Gun Gussie

The City Slicker
Our hero gets a job at a hotel in the country and proceeds to introduce some changes, installing gadgets and time-saving devices.

The Non-Stop Kid
Bebe is surrounded by suitors, but her father wants her to marry Professor M. T. Noodle. Harold makes his move by impersonating the professor.

Ring Up The Curtain
Stage hand Harold falls in love with the leading lady of a visiting theatrical troupe.

Captain Kidd's Kids
After a wild bachelor party, our hero finds himself aboard a sailing vessel where he encounters numerous adventures. In a dream sequence, he fantasizes that the ship is seized by a band of female pirates.

From Hand To Mouth
A penniless young man tries to save an heiress from kidnappers and help her secure her inheritance.

Disc 2:

High And Dizzy
A tipsy doctor encounters his patient sleepwalking on a building ledge, high above the street.

Never Weaken

Among Those Present
An ambitious coat-room checker impersonates an English nobleman.

Now Or Never
A young man, unaccustomed to children, must accompany a young girl on a train trip.
 
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