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Safety Last!

August 23 - 25, 2013

USA | 1923 | 67 minutes | Fred Newmeyer, Sam Taylor

New 2K restoration! Laugh-out-loud funny and jawdropping in equal measure, this unforgettable comedy classic brings Harold Lloyd's stunt-filled antics back to the big screen.

With a torrent of perfectly executed gags and astonishing stunts, Safety Last! is the perfect introduction to the world of Harold Lloyd. Here he plays a small-town bumpkin trying to make it in the big city, who finds employment as a lowly department store clerk. He comes up with a wild publicity stunt to draw attention to the store, resulting in an incredible feat of derring-do that gives him a head start on the climb to success.

Janus Films celebrates the 90th anniversary of Lloyd's crowning achievement with a new DCP restoration sourced from an original nitrate element, featuring a sparkling original orchestral score by Carl Davis.

Director: Fred Newmeyer, Sam Taylor
Principal Cast: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Bill Strother, Noah Young, Westcott Clarke
Country: USA
Year: 1923
Running Time: 67 minutes
Website: Janus Films
Awards: National Film Preservation Board (Selected to the National Film Registry)
Language: English
Format: DCP
US Distributor: Janus Films
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