A penniless young man tries to save an heiress from kidnappers and help her secure her inheritance.

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As a penniless man worries about how he will manage to eat, he is joined by a young waif and her dog, who are in the same predicament. Meanwhile, across town a dishonest lawyer is working with a gang of criminals, trying to swindle an innocent young heiress out of her inheritance. As the heiress is on her way home from the lawyer's office, she notices the young man and the waif in the midst of their latest problem with the authorities, and she rescues them. Later on, the young man will have an unexpected opportunity to repay her for her kindness. Written by Snow Leopard

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28 December 1919 (USA)  »

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De la coupe aux lèvres  »

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First pairing of Harold Lloyd and his future wife Mildred Davis. See more »

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Featured in American Masters: Harold Lloyd: The Third Genius (1989) See more »

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Lesser Lloyd
13 March 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

From Hand to Mouth (1920)

** (out of 4)

A tramp (Harold Lloyd) meets a young homeless girl and her dog and the three try to get some food. I'm sure this was meant to be a sweet little film but it doesn't come off that way and the lack of laughs make it rather uninteresting.

Eastern Westerner, An (1920)

** (out of 4)

A party boy (Harold Lloyd) is sent out west by his parents but once there he encounters a group of masked bandits. I really didn't find this short very entertaining. Not many laughs to be found here.


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