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High and Dizzy (1920)

Passed  |   |  Comedy, Short  |  11 July 1920 (USA)
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A tipsy doctor encounters his patient sleepwalking on a building ledge, high above the street.

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After a long wait, a young doctor finally has a patient come to his office. She is a young woman whose father has brought her to be treated for sleep-walking, but the father becomes annoyed with the doctor, and takes his daughter away. Soon afterward, the young doctor shares in a drinking binge with another doctor who has built a still in his office. After a series of misadventures, the two of them wind up in the same hotel where the daughter and her father are staying, leading to some hazardous predicaments. Written by Snow Leopard

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28 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

High and Dizzy (1920)

*** 1/2 (out of 4)

Wonderful Hal Roach short has Harold Lloyd getting drunk and then having to save his sleepwalking love by climbing a tall building. I must say Lloyd isn't very good at playing a drunk because it was easy to see him "acting" but the situations he gets himself into were downright hilarious and rank as some of the best laughs I've seen from him. The highlights are certainly at the start when Lloyd tries to pretend he has more clients than he really does and the "coat around the pole" scene.


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