Monday, December 17, 2018

If Lloyd Has Any Rival At All, It May Be Chaplin -- December 17, 2018

Moving Picture World, 14-December-1918
100 years ago this month, trade ads described Harold Lloyd's one-reel comedies in glowing terms. "If Lloyd has any rival at all it may be Chaplin, but we doubt if Charlie surpasses him."  Here we see Snub Pollard and Harold mooning over beautiful Bebe Daniels.

Moving Picture World, 28-December-1918
"To see them is to laugh!"  Poor Snub appears to be getting the worst of it.

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