The Milky Way (1936)

The Milky Way





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Movie Info

In this film, Harold Lloyd plays a timid milkman who is present when boxing champ William Gargan is flattened by Lionel Stander. Since Stander works for Gargan's manager, he worries that he'll lose his job. Thus he allows Lloyd to assume that it was he who knocked out the champ.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Frank R. Butler, Richard Connell, Grover Jones
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 1, 2005
Paramount Pictures



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Critic Reviews for The Milky Way

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Many say this is Harold Lloyd's best talkie.

Full Review… | April 24, 2009
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

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

November 1, 2008

Full Review… | September 22, 2007
Combustible Celluloid

Audience Reviews for The Milky Way


Probably Harold Lloyd's best talkie, but his silent films are far superior. It's still a fine comedy, but it's not outstanding. Decent writing and direction.

James Higgins

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