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Why Worry? (1923)

A hypochondriac vacations in the tropics for the fresh air - and finds himself in the middle of a revolution instead.

Directors:

Fred C. Newmeyer (as Fred Newmeyer), Sam Taylor

Writers:

Sam Taylor (story), Ted Wilde (story assistant) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Harold Lloyd ... Harold Van Pelham
Jobyna Ralston ... Harold's Nurse
John Aasen ... Colosso (as Johan Aasen)
Wallace Howe Wallace Howe ... Mr. Pipps
Jim Mason ... James H. Blake (as James Mason)
Leo White ... The Mighty Herculeo
Gaylord Lloyd Gaylord Lloyd ... Undetermined Secondary Role
Mark Jones ... Mounted Captain
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Storyline

Harold Van Pelham (Lloyd) is a hypochondriac, rich businessman who sails to the tropics for his 'health.' Instead of the peace and seclusion he is seeking, he finds himself in the middle of a revolution. He is imprisoned where he befriends the friendly giant, Colosso (Aasen), and they engineer an escape. Together, they quell the revolution. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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Taglines:

Come and See the Enormous Giant, 8ft. 9in. high, who helps Harold Quell a Revolution in Six reels of the cleverest and funniest humor imaginable. (Print Ad-The News,(( Hobart, Tasmania)) 15 August 1925)


Certificate:

TV-G
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 1923 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

1000:1 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$220,626 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$446,863, 31 December 1924
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Turner library print)

Sound Mix:

Silent

Color:

Color (tinted and toned)| Black and White

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Shows boarding liner "Harvard" for Paradiso. "Harvard" and sister ship "Yale" made regular runs from Los Angeles to San Francisco as part of the Los Angeles Steamship Company. See more »

Goofs

The group with the two cannons on a raft are shown going by the same place on the river twice. See more »

Quotes

Title Card: His Nurse - A loyal friend of long standing. She is putting her heart and soul in her work - especially her heart.
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Connections

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

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Lloyd At His Best
14 July 2000 | by dsikulaSee all my reviews

The funniest of all his pictures, and that's saying something. 60 minutes of perfect gags with no letup. John Aasen as Colosso the giant is wonderful, and any picture with the wonderful Jobyna Ralston is always welcome.


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