For Heaven’s Sake 1926

IMDb 7.6/100


Wealthy ladies’ man J. Harold Manners (Harold Lloyd) enjoys a privileged, sheltered life. So, when he finds out his name is being used to bring people into a mission in the poorer part of town, Harold sets out to get his moniker removed from the project. Instead, he meets the priest’s daughter, Hope (Jobyna Ralston), and is smitten. That Hope is from the wrong side of the tracks doesn’t dissuade Harold from pursuing her. The question is whether this uptown boy can win over a downtown girl.

Director: Sam Taylor
Music composed by: Robert Israel
Producer: Harold Lloyd
Screenplay: Clyde Bruckman, Ted Wilde, Ralph Spence

Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Noah Young



Hot Water 1924

7.3/10 · IMDb

hot water

Newlyweds Hubby (Harold Lloyd) and Wifey (Jobyna Ralston) experience the joys and tribulations of married life in a series of madcap episodes. First, the quotidian routine of Hubby’s day is broken up by an adventure on a busy trolley involving a wild turkey. Later, Wifey’s gorgon-like mother (Josephine Crowell) and doltish brother (Charles Stevenson) arrive, causing more problems for poor Hubby when the entire family loads into his car for a not-so-leisurely drive into town

Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor
Box office: 1.35 million USD
Screenplay: Sam Taylor, Tim Whelan, Thomas J. Gray, John Grey
Producers: Harold Lloyd, Kevin Brownlow, Jeffrey Vance, David Gill

Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Josephine Crowell

An Eastern Westerner 1920

an eastern westerner

Blase eastern boy is shipped off to a ranch in the ‘wild west ‘ by his father.
Director: Hal Roach
Writers: Frank Terry (story), H.M. Walker (titles)
Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Noah Young |

On the Fire 1919

On tHE Fire

Also Known as The Chief

In this Hal Roach comedy Harold Lloyd is employed as “The Chef” for a fancy restaurant,

“Snub” Pollard plays an amusing assistant chef, plate slinger, and bottle washer; and, Bebe Daniels is an expectedly irresistible restaurant patron.

Director: Hal Roach
Stars: Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels, ‘Snub’ Pollard


Why Worry? 1923

why worry

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

Hear ‘Em Rave 1918

hear em rave

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


Are Crooks Dishonest? 1918


Are crooks dishonest

A pretty straightforward Lloyd film in which he and Snub are con man buddies and meet their match in com woman Bebe Daniels. As fun as this sounds there isn’t anything terribly distinctive about it. I did like the tandem handstand kick that Harold and Snub do toward the end to escape an attacker.
Director: Gilbert Pratt (as Gil Pratt)
Stars: Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels, ‘Snub’ Pollard