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Watch Harold Lloyd's 'Safety Last': 100th anniversary

Harold Lloyd's "Safety Last!" premiered April 1, 1923, and is still entertaining comedy and movie fans 100 years later.  To mark the centennial, watch the 70-minute full "Safety Last!" movie , especially the iconic clock tower climbing scene at the end. Those scenes and images are some of the most well-known of early cinema and silent movie history.  And check out even more full movies from Harold Lloyd on YouTube

6 classic football movies that score touchdowns

It’s football championship season in the U.S., but classic movie lovers have football films all year long.  In classic movie land, football has been a favorite plot line for decades. Like the sport itself, football movies flourished in the 1920s and 1930s. As this list of football movies from Wikipedia shows , tried-and-true storylines keep getting repeated up to the present day: prison game matchups, nerd-becomes-hero, comeback from injury, the cost of winning and more.  Most lists concentrate on more modern movies, so we’ve rounded up a few pre-1960 football flicks that we’ve enjoyed.  So whether you’re looking for an alternative to the football talk or you just can’t get enough, here are a few choices that are touchdowns for classic movie lovers: The Freshman (1925) One of the biggest hits of comedian Harold Lloyd’s career, “The Freshman” follows Lloyd’s character as he attempts to be popular on a college campus, including participating in a slapstick football game that includes se

11 must-see silent movies in honor of National Silent Movie Day

In honor of 2022’s National Silent Movie Day on September 29, check out these silent film classics that are considered must-see favorites by silent film fans. 

eBook release: 'Movie Posters from Silent Films'

NOW AVAILABLE!  Movie Posters from Silent Films: Pictorial highlights from early cinema and the silent movie era