Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971

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Harold Lloyd was a prominent comedian and movie actor during the first half of the twentieth century. He was born in Burchard, Nebraska on April 20, 1893 and started his acting career in 1913 as an extra in one-reel movies. In 1914, Lloyd went to work for producer Hal Roach and starred in over 100 one-reel films as "Willie Work" and "Lonesome Luke". In 1917, Lloyd invented his trademark "Glasses" character, the bumbling young man wearing horn-rimmed glasses. Playing this character, he made numerous silent films between 1917 and 1929, including "Safety Last" (1923), and "The Freshman" (1925). He also starred in a number of sound movies including "Movie Crazy" (1932) and "The Sin of Harold Diddlebock" (1947) and was the owner of Harold Lloyd Corporation. Harold Lloyd passed away on March 8, 1971.

From the description of Harold Lloyd papers, 1916-1936. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 62085161

Film comedian, director.

From the description of Reminiscences of Harold Lloyd :koral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528248

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creatorOf Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971. Hauted spooks / Harold Lloyd... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971. Harold Lloyd papers, 1916-1936. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971. Feet first / Harold Lloyd... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Wilkerson, Albert Carey, d. 1996. Albert C. Wilkerson photograph archive [graphic], ca.1938-1958. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971. Speedy / Harold Lloyd... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971. Dr. Jack / Harold Lloyd... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn George DeMott papers, circa 1890-1954 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971. A sailor-made man / Harold Lloyd... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971. The freshman / Harold Lloyd... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Stone, Paula. Papers, 1920-1981. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
referencedIn Walter Terry papers, 1913-1982 The New York Public Library. Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
referencedIn East German art collection, 1946-1992 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971. Movie crazy / Harold Lloyd... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971. Safety last / Harold Lloyd... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Lothar and Eva Just Film Stills Collection Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Lloyd, Norman, 1914-. [Interview with Norman Lloyd] [sound recording] / Norman Lloyd ; [interviewed by] David Marc, Brentwood, CA, between 1996 and 1999. Syracuse University
creatorOf Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971. Billy Blazes, esq / Harold Lloyd... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971. Bumping into Broadway / Harold Lloyd... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971. Reminiscences of Harold Lloyd :koral history, 1959. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn American Vaudeville Museum collection, 1845-2007, (bulk 1910-1940) University of Arizona Libraries, Library Special Collections
creatorOf Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971. The cat's paw / Harold Lloyd... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971. Why worry ? / Harold Lloyd... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
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associatedWith American Museum of Vaudeville corporateBody
associatedWith Cullen, Frank, 1936- person
associatedWith DeMott, George, 1907-1986 person
associatedWith Franklin, Joan, person
associatedWith Franklin, Robert, person
associatedWith Harold Lloyd Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Lloyd, Norman, 1914- person
associatedWith McNeilly, Donald, 1945- person
associatedWith Stone, Paula. person
associatedWith Terry, Walter person
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
associatedWith Wilkerson, Albert Carey, d. 1996. person
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United States
Subject
Silent films
Comedians--Interviews
Motion picture industry
Actors--Interviews
Motion pictures--Production and direction
Comedy films
Motion picture acting
Sound motion pictures
Occupation
Actors
Comedians
Motion picture actors and actresses
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Birth 1893-04-20

Death 1971-03-08

Americans

English

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