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Safety Last! (1923)

March 23, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum present


“Safety Last!” (1923)

Directed by Fred Newmeyer, Sam Taylor

Attempting to impress the girl he hopes to marry, a department store clerk ends up in the middle of a wild publicity stunt to scale the side of a tall building. ┬áComic gags and edge-of-your-seat thrills—including the unforgettable image of Harold Lloyd dangling precariously from a clock—follow in rapid succession as Lloyd climbs his way to success in this iconic film.

Hal Roach Studios. Cinematographer: Walter Lundin. Editor: T. J. Crizer. Cast: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Bill Strother, Noah Young, Westcott B. Clarke.

35mm, b/w, silent, 64 min.

Live musical accompaniment provided by Cliff Retallick.

Note: Recommended for ages 6+

Cost: Free Admission


March 23, 2014
11:00 AM
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Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States