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The Kid Brother (1927) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Ted Wilde and J.A. Howe and produced by Jesse L. Lasky, David Gill, Kevin Brownlow and Suzanne Lloyd Hayes.

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Screening Report: Harold Lloyd in THE KID BROTHER (1927) at Film Forum – Hurricane Sandy Special!

By Will McKinley on Oct 29, 2012 From Cinematically Insane

“Pretty good audience for Hurricane Sandy,” Repertory Director Bruce Goldstein said before Sunday’s screening of Harold Lloyd’s THE KID BROTHER (1927) at Film Forum ? a theater on the outskirts of a New York City neighborhood about to be evacuated. It was a small but responsi... Read full article

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By Janelle Vreeland on Jan 9, 2012 From Curtains

When you think of Harold Lloyd, chances are the image that pops into your head is this iconic shot from “Safety Last!” -- Lloyd dangling perilously off the face of a clock above bustling traffic. It’s strange, but when people speak of Harold Lloyd, they tend to pigeonhole him as a ... Read full article

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For the scene where Harold Lloyd climbs a tree to spy on his beloved, an elevator was specially constructed to allow for the camera's rising move. This was the first time a production unit had gone to such elaborate lengths just to procure one shot.
Included among the '1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die', edited by Steven Jay Schneider.
Harold Lloyd always claimed this to be his favorite among all his films, and in later years proudly screened the film in selected theaters and at film schools.
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Smile: How Young Charlie Chaplin Taught the World to Laugh (and Cry)
Also directed by Ted Wilde

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Also produced by Jesse L. Lasky

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Also released in 1927

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