Hot water; Safety last

United States, 1974

Film
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Episode of Series “New Versions of Comedy Classics”
This film is a new print of two old comedy films. ‘Hot Water’, made in 1924, is about Harold taking a live turkey on a trolley ride and then taking his in-laws for an equally hysterical ride in his new car. Also stars Jobyna Ralston, Josephine Crowell, Charles A. Stevenson and Mickey McBan. Written by Tommy Gray and John Grey. The second film, called ‘Safety Last’, was made in 1923 and is about Harold going to the big city to make his fortune and includes the scene “Harold Lloyd on the clock”. Also stars Mildred Davis and Bill Strothers. Written by Jean C. Havez and Sam Taylor.

Credits

director

Fred C Newmeyer

producer

Bob Hoag

production company

Time-Life Films

Duration

01:21:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

33560

Languages

English

No spoken word

Subject categories

Comedy

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Silent films

Sound/audio

Silent

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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