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,
Timid milkman, Burleigh Sullivan (Lloyd), somehow knocks out a boxing champ in a brawl. The fighter's manager decides to build up the milkman's reputation in a series of fixed fights and ... See full summary »
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
Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams about marrying the girl at the desk down the aisle. But losing his job ... See full summary »
Harold Bledsoe, a botany student, is called back home to San Francisco, where his late father had been police chief, to help investigate a crime wave in Chinatown.Written by
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Harold Lloyd's first talking picture. Originally filmed as a silent feature directed by Malcolm St. Clair it was largely re-shot for sound release and was directed by Clyde Bruckman. When it was previewed, it was over three hours in length, but cut to under two hours before general release. Both versions have been restored and preserved by the UCLA Film and Television Archive. See more »
In many of the dubbed scenes, the voices are out of synchronization with the actors' lip movements. See more »
I am certainly am glad to meet someone that's interested in flowers. I'm a student of botany also. Bledsoe's my name.
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There is an all-silent version of this film distributed to unwired cinemas which includes more of the original "silent" version and is adapted with inter-titles for the newer sound sequences. See more »
The Most Chinese Head Injuries in an American Movie
How many bludgeonings can you have in a movie before it ceases to be funny? My five year old and I might disagree on this, but I think that Harold Lloyd crossed that subtle line in this movie. It started off cute and funny, but quickly became sadistic. Compared to Hot Water and Safety Last, this was a poor comedy; however, compared to the Three Stooges or The Ritz Brothers, it wasn't bad.
Maybe hitting several dozen Chinese immigrants in the head with a club was funnier back then...
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