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The Milky Way (1936)

The Milky Way (1936) (1936)

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Release Date: Feb 7, 1936 Limited

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One of the funniest, most sharply paced comedies of the 1930s, and perhaps the best of all of Harold Lloyd's talkies, The Milky Way was based on the Broadway play by Lynn Root and Harry Clork. Lloyd plays Burleigh Sullivan, a mild-mannered milkman who intercedes one night when his sister Mae (Helen Mack) is being accosted on the street by two obnoxious drunks -- they turn their wrath on him, his sister runs for help, and when she returns less than a minute later, both men are out cold on the

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Classics, Comedy

Mar 1, 2005

Paramount Pictures

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Many say this is Harold Lloyd's best talkie.

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Fine later (sound) Harold Lloyd has some stylish touches.

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