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SFotD: Harold Lloyd’s Comedic Brilliance in ‘The Freshman’

Why Watch? We’re celebrating the 100th anniversary of Harold Lloyd‘s appearance in films by sharing some filmmaking tips from the stunt man/actor/director/producer and by showcasing what is probably his most famous short film appearance.

As usual, Lloyd plays the underdog trying to become popular on campus, using his trademarked energy and comedic physicality to create a simple, hilarious story.

What will it cost? Only 9 minutes.

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A veteran of writing about movies for nearly a decade, Scott Beggs has been the Managing Editor of Film School Rejects since 2009. Despite speculation, he is not actually Walter Mathau's grandson. See? He can't even spell his name right.

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