Harold Lloyd

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Harold Clayton Lloyd Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971) was an American actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who is best known for his silent comedy films.wikipedia
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Safety Last!

Safety Last
Lloyd hanging from the hands of a clock high above the street (in reality a trick shot) in Safety Last! (1923) is one of the most enduring images in all of cinema. These included the acclaimed Grandma's Boy, which (along with Chaplin's The Kid) pioneered the combination of complex character development and film comedy, the highly popular Safety Last! (1923), which cemented Lloyd's stardom (and is the oldest film on the American Film Institute's List of 100 Most Thrilling Movies), and Why Worry? (1923).
Safety Last! is a 1923 American silent romantic comedy film starring Harold Lloyd.

Mildred Davis

Later that year, Lloyd replaced Daniels with Mildred Davis, whom he would later marry.
Mildred Hillary Davis (February 22, 1901 – August 18, 1969) was an American actress who appeared in many of Harold Lloyd's classic silent comedies and eventually became his wife.

Hal Roach

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He was also hired by Universal Studios as an extra and soon became friends with aspiring filmmaker Hal Roach.
Upon coming into an inheritance, he began producing short film comedies in 1915 with his friend Harold Lloyd, who portrayed a character known as Lonesome Luke.

Bebe Daniels

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Lloyd hired Bebe Daniels as a supporting actress in 1914; the two of them were involved romantically and were known as "The Boy" and "The Girl".
At the age of fourteen she starred opposite film comedian Harold Lloyd in a series of two-reel comedies starting with the 1915 film Giving Them Fits.

Silent film

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Harold Clayton Lloyd Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971) was an American actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who is best known for his silent comedy films.
Israel has worked mainly in silent comedy, scoring films of Harold Lloyd, Buster Keaton, Charley Chase and others.

Girl Shy

These included his most accomplished mature features Girl Shy, The Freshman (his highest-grossing silent feature), The Kid Brother, and Speedy, his final silent film.
Girl Shy is a 1924 romantic comedy silent film starring Harold Lloyd and Jobyna Ralston.

The Freshman (1925 film)

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These included his most accomplished mature features Girl Shy, The Freshman (his highest-grossing silent feature), The Kid Brother, and Speedy, his final silent film.
It stars Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Brooks Benedict, and James Anderson.

From Hand to Mouth

Within the first few years of the character's debut, he had portrayed social ranks ranging from a starving vagrant in From Hand to Mouth to a wealthy socialite in Captain Kidd's Kids.
From Hand to Mouth is a 1919 American short comedy film featuring Harold Lloyd.

The Kid Brother

These included his most accomplished mature features Girl Shy, The Freshman (his highest-grossing silent feature), The Kid Brother, and Speedy, his final silent film.
The Kid Brother is a 1927 American classic comedy silent film starring Harold Lloyd.

Grandma's Boy (1922 film)

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These included the acclaimed Grandma's Boy, which (along with Chaplin's The Kid) pioneered the combination of complex character development and film comedy, the highly popular Safety Last! (1923), which cemented Lloyd's stardom (and is the oldest film on the American Film Institute's List of 100 Most Thrilling Movies), and Why Worry? (1923).
Grandma's Boy is a 1922 family comedy film starring Harold Lloyd.

Why Worry?

These included the acclaimed Grandma's Boy, which (along with Chaplin's The Kid) pioneered the combination of complex character development and film comedy, the highly popular Safety Last! (1923), which cemented Lloyd's stardom (and is the oldest film on the American Film Institute's List of 100 Most Thrilling Movies), and Why Worry? (1923).
Why Worry? is a 1923 American silent comedy film directed by Fred Newmeyer and Sam Taylor and starring Harold Lloyd.

Speedy (film)

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These included his most accomplished mature features Girl Shy, The Freshman (his highest-grossing silent feature), The Kid Brother, and Speedy, his final silent film.
Speedy is a 1928 American silent comedy film starring comedian Harold Lloyd in the eponymous leading role.

Welcome Danger

Welcome Danger (1929) was originally a silent film but Lloyd decided late in the production to remake it with dialogue.
Welcome Danger is a 1929 American pre-Code comedy film directed by Clyde Bruckman and starring Harold Lloyd in his first talkie.

Feet First

The films released during this period were: Feet First, with a similar scenario to Safety Last which found him clinging to a skyscraper at the climax; Movie Crazy with Constance Cummings; The Cat's-Paw, which was a dark political comedy and a big departure for Lloyd; and The Milky Way, which was Lloyd's only attempt at the fashionable genre of the screwball comedy film.
Feet First is a 1930 American pre-Code comedy film starring Harold Lloyd, a very popular daredevil comedian during the 1920s and early 1930s.

Constance Cummings

The films released during this period were: Feet First, with a similar scenario to Safety Last which found him clinging to a skyscraper at the climax; Movie Crazy with Constance Cummings; The Cat's-Paw, which was a dark political comedy and a big departure for Lloyd; and The Milky Way, which was Lloyd's only attempt at the fashionable genre of the screwball comedy film.
Between 1931 and 1934, Cummings appeared in more than 20 films, including the Harold Lloyd films Movie Crazy and American Madness, directed by Frank Capra.

The Milky Way (1936 film)

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The films released during this period were: Feet First, with a similar scenario to Safety Last which found him clinging to a skyscraper at the climax; Movie Crazy with Constance Cummings; The Cat's-Paw, which was a dark political comedy and a big departure for Lloyd; and The Milky Way, which was Lloyd's only attempt at the fashionable genre of the screwball comedy film.
The Milky Way is a 1936 comedy film starring Harold Lloyd.

Captain Kidd's Kids

Within the first few years of the character's debut, he had portrayed social ranks ranging from a starving vagrant in From Hand to Mouth to a wealthy socialite in Captain Kidd's Kids.
Captain Kidd's Kids is a 1919 American short comedy film featuring Harold Lloyd.

The Cat's-Paw

The films released during this period were: Feet First, with a similar scenario to Safety Last which found him clinging to a skyscraper at the climax; Movie Crazy with Constance Cummings; The Cat's-Paw, which was a dark political comedy and a big departure for Lloyd; and The Milky Way, which was Lloyd's only attempt at the fashionable genre of the screwball comedy film.
The Cat’s-Paw (1934) is a comedy film starring Harold Lloyd and directed by Sam Taylor.

Professor Beware

His final film of the decade, Professor Beware, was made by the Paramount staff, with Lloyd functioning only as actor and partial financier.
Professor Beware is a 1938 comedy film starring Harold Lloyd and directed by Elliott Nugent.

Movie Crazy

The films released during this period were: Feet First, with a similar scenario to Safety Last which found him clinging to a skyscraper at the climax; Movie Crazy with Constance Cummings; The Cat's-Paw, which was a dark political comedy and a big departure for Lloyd; and The Milky Way, which was Lloyd's only attempt at the fashionable genre of the screwball comedy film.
Movie Crazy is a 1932 American Pre-Code comedy film starring Harold Lloyd in his third sound feature.

The Sin of Harold Diddlebock

He returned for an additional starring appearance in The Sin of Harold Diddlebock, an ill-fated homage to Lloyd's career, directed by Preston Sturges and financed by Howard Hughes.
The Sin of Harold Diddlebock is a 1947 comedy film written and directed by Preston Sturges, starring the silent film comic icon Harold Lloyd, and featuring a supporting cast including female protagonist Frances Ramsden, Jimmy Conlin, Raymond Walburn, Rudy Vallee, Arline Judge, Edgar Kennedy, Franklin Pangborn, J. Farrell MacDonald, Robert Dudley, Robert Greig, Lionel Stander and Jackie the Lion.

The Old Monk's Tale

The Old Monk's Tale (short)
Lloyd worked with Thomas Edison's motion picture company, and his first role was a small part as a Yaqui Indian in the production of The Old Monk's Tale.
It features the first known film appearance of Harold Lloyd as an uncredited Yaqui Indian at a party.

Sound film

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Lloyd made nearly 200 comedy films, both silent and "talkies", between 1914 and 1947.
The career of Harold Lloyd, one of the top screen comedians of the 1920s, declined precipitously.

Burchard, Nebraska

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Harold Clayton Lloyd was born on April 20, 1893 in Burchard, Nebraska, the son of James Darsie Lloyd and Sarah Elisabeth Fraser.
Harold Lloyd, comedic actor and film producer

Los Angeles California Temple

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The location is now the site of the Los Angeles California Temple.
The Los Angeles Temple was announced on March 23, 1937 by church president Heber J. Grant, when the church purchased 24.23 acres (98,000 m 2 ) from the Harold Lloyd Motion Picture Company.