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Safety last! / Harold Lloyd Entertainment, Inc. ; Hal Roach presents ; Pathécomedy ; Pathé Exchance, Inc. ; directed by Fred Newmeyer and Sam Taylor ; story by Hal Roach, Sam Taylor and Tim Whelan.

Roach, Hal, 1892-1992 (film producer,, screenwriter.). Newmeyer, Fred, (film director.). Taylor, Sam, 1895-1958 (film director,, screenwriter.). Whelan, Tim, 1893-1957 (screenwriter.). Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971 (actor.). Davis, Mildred, 1900-1900?-1969, (actor.). Strother, Bill, 1896-1957 (actor.). Young, Noah, 1887-1958 (actor.). Clarke, Westcott B., 1886-1959 (actor.). Lundin, Walter, (director of photography.). Crizer, Tom, (editor of moving image work.). Walker, H. M., 1878-1937 (scenarist,, screenwriter.). Pollard, Snub, 1889-1962 (actor.). Daniels, Bebe, 1901-1971 (actor.). Leonard, Gus, 1859-1939 (actor.). Davis, Carl, 1936- (composer (expression),, interviewee (expression)). Carter, Gaylord, (composer (expression)). Maltin, Leonard, (commentator.). Correll, Richard, (commentator.). Lloyd, Suzanne, (on-screen presenter.). Bengtson, John, 1957- (commentator,, interviewee (expression)). Brownlow, Kevin, (filmmaker.). Gill, David, 1928- (filmmaker.). Anderson, Lindsay, 1923-1994 (narrator.). Barron, Craig, (interviewee (expression)). Park, Ed, 1970- (author.). Janus Films. (Added Author). Harold Lloyd Corporation. (Added Author). Pathécomedy (Firm) (Added Author). Pathé Exchange. (Added Author). Rolin Film Company. (Added Author). Criterion Collection (Firm), (publisher.). Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Bill Strother, Noah Young, Westcott B. Clarke. Short films: Harold Lloyd, Harry Pollard, Bebe Daniels (Take a chance, Young Mr. Jazz) ; Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Harry Pollard, Gus Leonard, Noah Young (His royal slyness). (Cast).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

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Library Reserve Desk DVD 6088-6089 Disc 1 37684001082622 Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604657319
  • ISBN: 1604657316
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (73 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (24 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.).
  • Edition: Two-DVD special ed.
  • Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Faculty reserve.
Material for LHIS-223 (Miller).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1923.
Special features: Disc 1: New 2K digital film restoration; About the scores (musical score by composer Carl Davis from 1989, synchronized and restored and alternate score by organist Gaylord Carter from the late 1960s); Audio commentary featuring film critic Leonard Maltin and director and Harold Lloyd archivist Richard Correll; Suzanne Lloyd introduction; Short films (with optional commentary by Correll and film writer John Bengtson): Take a chance (1918, 10 min.), Young Mr. Jazz (1919, 10 min.), His royal slyness (1920, 22 min.). Disc 2: Harold Lloyd: the third genius (a 108-minute two-part television documentary from 1989, written and produced by Kevin Brownlow and David Gill, narrated by filmmaker Lindsay Anderson); Locations and effects (a new documentary featuring film writer John Bengtson and visual-effects expert Craig Barron); Carl Davis: scoring for Harold (new interview with the composer). Booklet featuring an essay by critic Ed Park.
Formatted Contents Note:
Take a chance / Harold Lloyd Entertainment presents ; produced by the Rolin Film Company ; Pathé Exchange, Inc. -- Young Mr. Jazz / Harold Lloyd Entertainment presents ; produced by the Rolin Film Company ; Pathé Exchange, Inc. -- His royal slyness / Harold Lloyd Entertainment presents ; Pathé presents ; produced by Hal E. Roach ; titles by H.M. Walker.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photographed by Walter Lundin ; edited by T.J. Crizer ; titles by H.M Walker.
Participant or Performer Note:
Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Bill Strother, Noah Young, Westcott B. Clarke. Short films: Harold Lloyd, Harry Pollard, Bebe Daniels (Take a chance, Young Mr. Jazz) ; Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Harry Pollard, Gus Leonard, Noah Young (His royal slyness).
Summary, etc.:
The comic genius of silent star Harold Lloyd is eternal. He plays a small-town bumpkin trying to make it in the big city, who finds employment as a lowly department-store clerk. He comes up with a wild publicity stunt to draw attention to the store, resulting in an incredible feat of derring-do on his part that gets him started on the climb to success.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; NTSC; PCM 2.0 stereo; 1.37:1 aspect ratio ; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
Silent film with English intertitles and added music score.
Subject: Department stores > Drama.
Publicity > Drama.
Genre: Fiction films.
Feature films.
Silent films.
Comedy films.

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