Harold Lloyd Overview:

Legendary actor, Harold Lloyd, was born Harold Clayton Lloyd on Apr 20, 1893 in Burchard, NE. Lloyd died at the age of 77 on Mar 8, 1971 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Harold Lloyd's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #4 on Nov 21, 1927. In addition, Lloyd was immortalized on a US postal stamp in 1994. Lloyd was never nominated for an Academy Award. However he won one Honorary Award in 1952 , master comedian and good citizen.

BlogHub Articles:

Fridays With…: Why Worry? (1923)

on Jan 29, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

I’ve had my ups and downs with ’s body of work over the last four weeks. Although none of his previous features outright bored me, I didn’t find the belly laughs or narrative drive outside of The Freshman (1925). But, we’re ending on a high note with Why Worry?, a... Read full article


Fridays With…: Why Worry? (1923)

on Jan 29, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

I’ve had my ups and downs with ’s body of work over the last four weeks. Although none of his previous features outright bored me, I didn’t find the belly laughs or narrative drive outside of The Freshman (1925). But, we’re ending on a high note with Why Worry?, a... Read full article


Fridays With…: Speedy (1928)

on Jan 22, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

We’ve reached the halfway point with our continued adventures with silent film comedian , and as we move forward in Lloyd’s filmography the films just ain’t what they used to be. As I mentioned in my review of The Freshman (1925), part of my fluctuating enjoyment proba... Read full article


Fridays With…: Speedy (1928)

on Jan 22, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

We’ve reached the halfway point with our continued adventures with silent film comedian , and as we move forward in Lloyd’s filmography the films just ain’t what they used to be. As I mentioned in my review of The Freshman (1925), part of my fluctuating enjoyment proba... Read full article


Fridays With…: Safety Last! (1923)

on Jan 15, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

Fridays with continues and this week we look at one of Lloyd’s most iconic works; one that has become a visual legend throughout cinema history. An unnamed Boy (Lloyd) wants to impress his girl (Mildred Davis) by becoming a man of distinction. Unfortunately, despite telling his g... Read full article


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Harold Lloyd Quotes:

[last lines]
The Girl: Say, what's our name?


The Freshman: I'm just a regular fellow - step right up and call me 'Speedy'


Ezekiel Cobb: A cordial greeting, my worthy friend!


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In the 1994 film, Dumb and Dumber, the two main characters' names are Harry and Lloyd.

Lloyd's Beverly Hills home, "Greenacres", was built in 19261929, with 44 rooms, 26 bathrooms, 12 fountains, 12 gardens, and a nine hole golf course. The estate left the possession of the Lloyd family in 1975, after a failed attempt to maintain it as a public museum. The grounds were subsequently subdivided, but the main house and the estate's principle gardens remain and are frequently used for civic fundraising events and as a filming location, appearing in films like Westworld and The Loved One. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Clark Kent, the alter-ego of Superman, was partly inspired by Harold Lloyd according to comic book author Roger Stern.

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