Harold Hall, an accident prone young man with little or no acting ability, desperately wants to be in pictures. After a mix-up with his application photograph, he gets an offer to have a ... See full summary »
Funnyman Harold Lloyd apparently selected the clips that are included in this film, and for the first half hour of so, the conceit works, as Lloyd provides narration to accompany some of the funniest scenes from a selection of his 1920s films. Unfortunately, it seems that he lost interest in the project at that point, as the last hour is basically a reprise of his 1925 college comedy, The Freshman. The narration disappears and we're left with an admittedly fine film, but one that we've seen before in a better format--without the annoying and unnecessary sound effects added to the soundtrack in order to sell this to the Saturday matinee crowd. If you're unfamiliar with Lloyd, this is a perfectly fine place to start, but hardcore fans will be disappointed.
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