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Funny Side of Life (1963)

Harold Lloyd hosts this showcase of classic moments from his 1920s films.

Director:

Harry Kerwin

Writer:

Arthur A. Ross (narration written by)

Star:

Harold Lloyd
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Harold Lloyd ... Himself - Host / Various Characters
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Harold Lloyd hosts this showcase of classic moments from his 1920s films.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 August 1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Harold Lloyd - Spass muss sein See more »

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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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Narrator: He believed the unexpected was expected.
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Features Feet First (1930) See more »

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There Was a Boy, There Was a Girl
Music by Walter Scharf
Lyrics by Ned Washington
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More Great Moments With Mr. Lloyd
23 April 2004 | by Ron OliverSee all my reviews

Here's another chance to enjoy HAROLD LLOYD'S FUNNY SIDE OF LIFE.

With the success of his first compilation film, HAROLD LLOYD'S WORLD OF COMEDY (1962), it was only natural that a sequel would soon follow. It is important to remember that for decades these two films were the only way in which to enjoy Harold's classics, as he was adamant that they would not be butchered by television.

We are shown Harold's shipboard confrontation with the villain and a romantic interlude in the woods from THE KID BROTHER (1927). Harold's desperate dash to his own wedding while in charge of a group of drunken bums is shown from FOR HEAVEN'S SAKE (1926) and his taxi troubles in SPEEDY (1928) are included.

As a grand conclusion, we are treated to Harold's THE FRESHMAN (1925) in its entirety. This wonderfully funny look at a determined young fellow's drive to succeed on his college football team is still touchingly poignant. The inclusion of the song ‘There Was a Boy, There Was A Girl' by Ned Washington & Walter Scharf lends a gentle, evocative touch to the movie.


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