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Harold Lloyd’s most-famous comedy features him as a sales clerk in a department store who finds himself hanging off the hands of a collapsing clock on the side of a skyscraper high above the streets of downtown Los Angeles. Harold’s legendary building climb is breathtaking—and hilariously funny—at the same time. What is even more amazing is that the sequence was achieved without any rear-screen projection or special effects.

This silent film will have a live soundtrack performed by Donald MacKenzie on our 1936 Compton cinema organ.

Tickets are just £5 for under-15s

Playing with the short film Number, Please?
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.

BBFC rating
U
Year
1923
Running time
67 mins
Country
USA
Format
DCP
Other features
BW
Director
Fred Newmeyer, Sam Taylor
Cast
Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Bill Strother, Westcott Clarke

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August 27th

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