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

By  · Published on January 30th, 2013

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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