Movie Crazy (1932)

Movie Crazy

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This film is the semi-autobiographical tale of an idealistic aspiring movie star. The man exchanges the quiet life in his sleepy Kansas hometown for the glamour and excitement of Tinseltown where he mistakenly believes he has been selected for a screentest. Unfortunately, the test is a series of slapstick bungles.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Romance, Classics, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: John Grey, Vincent Lawrence, Lex Neal, Frank Terry, Felix Adler
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Cast


as Harold Hall, Harold ...

as Mary Sears

as Vance, a Gentleman H...

as The Director

as Wesley Kitterman

as Mrs. Kitterman

as J.L. O'Brien

as Mrs. Hall

as Mr. Hall

as Margie

as Traffic Cop

as Man afraid of mice

as Mrs. Crumplin

as Kitterman's Chauffeu...

as Studio guard

as Janitor

as Young Actor

as Man in screening roo...

as Men's room valet

as Bill, assistant dire...
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Critic Reviews for Movie Crazy

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | October 18, 2008
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 6, 2008
New York Times
Top Critic

Silent comedy star Harold Lloyd's best talkie.

Full Review… | March 24, 2008
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Full Review… | October 18, 2008
Film4

Audience Reviews for Movie Crazy

½

Not quite as good as some of Lloyd's better known efforts, such as The Freshman and and Safety Last, but still very funny. Harold's accident-prone character reminded me so much of myself that it was painful. Some really good sight gags and a happy ending make it a nice "perk you up" kind of film.

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Cindy I

Super Reviewer

½

Like his character, Harold Lloyd was not a great actor. But maybe he was!? Maybe it is all part of the persona he created. Anyways, the slapstick made me laugh some. The big fight near the end is thrillingly action packed and humorous. Constance Cummings as Mary impressed me the most. Her playing with the affections of Harold and eventually realizing how true to her he is, makes for a stronger female presence than I'm used to seeing from this time period.

hypathio7
Byron Brubaker

Super Reviewer

½

Harold Lloyd is ideally cast as a bumbling aspiring movie star. Probably his best talking picture, his physical form of comedy works quite well, but it?s not as funny as his silent films for some reason. It has a good story and Constance Cummings is very effective as his love interest. Fun and entertaining.

jam233
James Higgins

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