After numerous failed attempts to commit suicide, our hero (Lloyd) runs into a lawyer who is looking for a stooge to stand in as a groom in order to secure an inheritance for his client (... See full summary »
Episodic look at married life and in-law problems. Adventures include a ride on a crowded trolley with a live turkey; a wild spin in a new auto with the in-laws in tow; and a sequence in ... See full summary »
Fred C. Newmeyer,
Our hero (Lloyd) is infatuated with a girl in the next office. In order to drum up business for her boss, an osteopath, he gets an actor friend to pretend injuries that the doctor "cures", ... See full summary »
While at an amusement park, two men try to win the heart of a young lady. They compete with each other while attempting to find her runaway dog, and they race to ask her mother's permission to take her up in a hot air balloon.
Country Doctor, Jack Jackson is called in to treat the Sick-Little-Well-Girl, who has been making Dr. Saulsbourg and is sanitarium very rich, after years of unsuccessful treatment. His ... See full summary »
Fred C. Newmeyer,
John T. Prince
Of the wealthy O'Brien family, Mrs. O'Brien likes to flaunt their wealth and social standing, whereas Mr. O'Brien and their young adult daughter just like having fun doing the simpler things in life that don't require a lot of money. Mrs. O'Brien is having her social pilot arrange a weekend fox hunt, at which Mrs. O'Brien insists that the pilot arrange for Lord Abernathy, a renowned outdoorsman from out of town who is staying at the Ritz-Waldorf Hotel, to attend. The pilot knows that Lord Abernathy's attendance is crucial for her own plans, while the pilot's accomplice knows that getting Lord Abernathy to attend would be difficult. The accomplice instead hires a Ritz-Waldorf coat check bellboy name O'Reilly, who has a knack for impersonating the rich and famous when he wears the garb, to pretend to be Lord Abernathy, they telling him the deception is all in fun. At the weekend gathering, O'Reilly is adept enough at spinning yarns of his supposed outdoor exploits, but it may be a ...Written by
Coat-room checker O'Reilly becomes part of high society.That's because Mrs. O'Brien wants to be a member of the society and she hosts a fox hunt.She wants to invite Lord Abernathy and she mentions this to the society pilot.But this woman and her confederate have a scheme in mind so they turn this young man into the lord.Among Those Present (1921) is a Harold Lloyd three-reeler.It's directed by Fred C. Newmeyer and the writers are Hal Roach and Sam Taylor.Lloyd is as funny as always in the lead.The lovely Mildred Davis plays Miss O'Brien.James T. Kelley is her father while Aggie Herring portrays the mother.Vera White plays Society Pilot and William Gillespie is Hard-Boiled Party.There are plenty of hilarious moments in this short.One funny sequence is when Harold lies about his hunting experiences.Or when he rides Dynamite.That's a bad-tempered horse.And it's a riot when Harold loses his pants.Lloyd has done it again!
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