Safety Last! Reviews

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February 11, 2006
I laughed more at some of the scenes with Harold in the store than I did at the climb itself.
January 20, 2006
The Glasses character in Safety Last would have blended with the background of the department store where he worked if it had not been for action imposed upon him. But what action!
August 17, 2005
On video, Safety Last! is a certified treat, but in packed movie houses, with audiences invariably gasping and giggling on every cue, it's a near-religious experience. [Criterion Blu-ray]
December 10, 2004
January 10, 2004
Might be the best film of acclaimed comedian Harold Lloyd's silent film days.
June 15, 2003
Lloyd's most famous film with the great building climbing climax.
May 24, 2003
No words are necessary to illustrate Lloyd's genius as he gets into deeper and deeper trouble.
May 8, 2003
April 2, 2003
Combining the heart of Chaplin and the physical dexterity and daring of Keaton
July 27, 2002
January 1, 2000
Impossible to watch without undergoing visitations of vertigo, Safety Last's climactic sequence is all it's reputed to be.
January 1, 2000
The other great silent comics defined their own worlds; Lloyd lives dangerously in ours.
January 1, 2000
Safety Last (1923) earned Harold Lloyd, the bookish, horn-rimmed glasses, straw-hat-wearing comedian and Everyman hero, his nickname "the King of Daredevil Comedy." Lloyd's films of this period often included timeless gags, pathos, and clever...
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