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Harold Lloyd : master comedian

Author: Jeffrey Vance; Suzanne Lloyd
Publisher: New York : H.N. Abrams, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The image of a bespectacled young man dangling from the hand of a clock on the side of a skyscraper high above a city street is one of the most famous and iconic images of American cinema. However, few know the name of the young man, or know that the image is from one of the classics of silent-film comedy, Safety Last! (1923). That young man, Harold Lloyd (1893-1971), was one of the geniuses of early cinema, and
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vance, Jeffrey, 1970-
Harold Lloyd.
New York : H.N. Abrams, 2002
(OCoLC)606663547
Named Person: Harold Lloyd; Harold Lloyd; Harold Lloyd
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Vance; Suzanne Lloyd
ISBN: 0810916746 9780810916746
OCLC Number: 48140621
Description: 239 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: The Harold Lloyd stills : a note on the photography / Manoah Bowman --
Foreword / Jack Lemmon --
Introduction / Kevin Brownlow --
Harold Lloyd : a biography --
A sailor-made man --
Grandma's boy --
Dr. Jack --
Safety last --
Why worry --
Girl shy --
Hot water --
The freshman --
For heaven's sake --
The kid brother --
Speedy --
Welcome danger --
Feet first --
Movie crazy --
The cat's-paw --
The milky way --
Professor beware --
The sin of Harold Diddlebock --
Lloyd's last years --
Remembering Harold / Suzanne Lloyd.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Vance and Suzanne Lloyd ; introduction by Kevin Brownlow ; Manoah Bowman, photographic editor.

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The authors present a behind-the-scenes account of Lloyd's movie making - the innovative techniques, the development of the thrilling comic sequences, and the idea process - from his early days in  Read more...

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