Magazine advertisement for Stereo-REALIST 3-D camera (1949)
3 Biographical Movies |
10 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
91 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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[when asked whether the transition from silents to sound made any problems because of his voice, as with so many other stars from the era] I had to work a little on my voice because I hadn't used it for years. I went to a voice coach for about five days, and then he said, "Good-bye, you just weren't using it right".
Aside from two talking films, The Milky Way
(1936) & The Sin of Harold Diddlebock
(1947) (AKA "The Sin of Harold Diddlebock"), all films from 1922 through Grandma's Boy
(1922), were owned by Lloyd. Many of the pre-1920 shorts were lost in a nitrate explosion in his film vault in 1943 and are now considered lost. A limited number of films rights were sold to Time-Life in 1998, and released on VHS ...
Excelled at thrill comedy which had his characters in jepoardy with dangerous stunts (i.e. the clock hanging scene in Safety Last!