A Straight Crook 1921

A straight crook

“The lucky fellow — He found $10,000 worth of cocktails — and drank them both”.

Eddie Boland is forced to work as a bell-hop to pay his rent.

 

Produced by Hal Roach

Writer: Hal Roach (story)
Stars: Eddie Boland, Ethel Broadhurst, Harold Adkins

 

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SHOULD MEN WALK HOME? 1927

 

IMDb 7.00

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In her second last film, Mable Normand, the queen of silent comedy, teamed with Creighton Hale as jewel thieves who crash a society party. Eugene Pallette plays the dumb detective trying to catch them and Oliver Hardy has a small but funny role as one of the guests.

Director: Leo McCarey
Producer: Hal Roach
Cinematography: Floyd Jackman
Screenplay: Alfred J. Goulding, Albert Austin, H. M. Walker

Stars: Mabel Normand, Oliver Hardy, Creighton Hale

Why Worry? 1923

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Harold Van Pelham (Harold Lloyd) is filthy rich — but what good does it do him when he’s always sick? To get over his multitude of real or imaginary ailments, he goes for a much-needed vacation to sunny South America. Everything’s going fine until the revolution breaks out. Instead of lying on the beach, Harold has landed in jail. Lucky for him, the big guy sharing his cell, Colosso (John Aasen), is friendly. After a daring jailbreak, the two come to the rescue of Harold’s kidnapped nurse.

Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor
Screenplay: Sam Taylor, H. M. Walker
Music composed by: Robert Israel, Don Hulette

Produced by Hal Roach

Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, John Aasen

Should Sailors Marry? 1925

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A Wrestler and his ex-Wife (Noah Young and Fay Holderness) try to con a recently-discharged Sailor (Clyde Cook) out of 4 years’ pay. When they learn that he lost the money in a ‘shell game’, they put him to work in the hazardous job of a High Steel Worker, and insure him against accident, then try to see that he has one.
– Written by David C. Bohn

Director: Jess Robbins
Story by: Jess Robbins
Producer: Hal Roach
Screenplay: Jess Robbins, H. M. Walker

Stars: Clyde Cook, Fay Holderness, Noah Young, Oliver Hardy

Hear ‘Em Rave 1918

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Hear ‘Em Rave is a 1918 short comedy film featuring Harold Lloyd

Director: Gilbert Pratt
Producer: Hal Roach

Stars: Harold Lloyd, ‘Snub’ Pollard, Bebe Daniels

 

A Jazzed Honeymoon 1919

 

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Harold and Bebe are newlyweds. When setting off towards their honeymoon Harold is mistakenly left behind. But when he catches up with her at the ship, he is soon put to work as an engine room worker. Will he ever see his new bride again?
Director: Hal Roach
Writer: H.M. Walker (titles)
Stars: Harold Lloyd, ‘Snub’ Pollard, Bebe Daniels

Among Those Present 1921

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An ambitious coat-room checker impersonates an English nobleman.

Director: Fred C. Newmeyer
Music composed by: Robert Israel
Screenplay: Hal Roach, Sam Taylor, H. M. Walker
Story by: Hal Roach, Sam Taylor

Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, James T. Kelley