Harold Lloyd: Articles

Constance Cummings: From Harold Lloyd to Eugene O'Neill

Constance Cummings: Actress went from minor, long-eyelashed Hollywood leading lady in Harold Lloyd and Frank Capra movies to starring in West End plays by Eugene O'Neill, Noël Coward and William Shakespeare. Constance Cummings: Vastly underrated actress should be better remembered Actress Constance Cummings, whose career spanned more than six decades […]

Barbara Kent Was Last Surviving Adult Hollywood Silent Film Performer

Barbara Kent, a minor leading lady during the transition from silent to sound movies, died Oct. 13 in Palm Desert, in Southern California. A resident of the local Marrakesh Country Club, Kent was either 103 or 104. No cause of death was given. Barbara Kent was never a star. Not […]

Marion Davies & Clara Bow on TCM

Clara Bow, known as the “It” Girl, stars in the appropriately titled It Part III of Moguls & Movie Stars, A History of Hollywood, “The Dream Merchants,” narrated by Christopher Plummer, continues today (a rerun of Monday's presentation) on Turner Classic Movies (website). Accompanying features and shorts focus on 1920s […]

Harold Lloyd Movies: 'Speedy' & 'Safety Last'

Harold Lloyd in Speedy with Ann Christy. Silent-comedy fans will be rejoicing today, Aug. 5, as Turner Classic Movies' “Summer Under the Stars” series continues with a day dedicated to Harold Lloyd, one of the biggest box office draws of the 1920s. Personally, I'm not a fan of knockabout silent […]

Mexican Cinema: Ramon Novarro & Dolores Del Rio + Harold Lloyd Rarity

Press Release: Beverly Hills, CA – The evolution of Mexican cinema, the important role of Mexican filmmakers working in Hollywood and the influence of international filmmakers working in Mexico all will be explored in a new exhibition that will open to the public in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts […]