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Now or Never (1921)

Passed | | Comedy, Short | 27 March 1921 (USA)
A young man, unaccustomed to children, must accompany a young girl on a train trip.

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Mary is looking after a young child whose parents have little time for her. So, when Mary travels home to meet her childhood sweetheart, she takes the child with her. Meanwhile, her boyfriend has a mishap on the road, and is tricked out of his money by a tramp. When the tramp then hitches a ride on a train, the boyfriend does so as well. At the station, he meets Mary and the child, and they plan to re-board the train together. But difficulties arise when Mary sees her boss boarding the same train - and there is also the problem that her boyfriend doesn't have a ticket. Written by Snow Leopard

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Rock-a-Bye Baby
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Lyrics by Effie I. Canning
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The 29 Year Old Hal Roach
28 March 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Harold Lloyd was at the peak of his career by the time he made 'Now or Never' under the direction of the 29 year old director Hal Roach. His two reeler comedies between 1919-1921 were the best creative material that he churned out to define his contribution to Hollywood.


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