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* GreedyJew: Harold buys a chain for his girlfriend from a shifty jeweller with a hooked nose called Silverstein, who constantly wrings his hands in avarice (the accompanying musician(s) shift into Klezmer-type music here, just so we get the point). Harold, embarrassed, starts imitating the man's hand-wringing. Despite [[ValuesDissonance being more than a tad racist in this day and age]], the joke is still amusing to modern audiences due to the added irony of knowing that [[NWordPrivileges Harold Lloyd was himself Jewish]].

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* GreedyJew: Harold buys a chain for his girlfriend from a shifty jeweller jeweler with a hooked nose called Silverstein, who constantly wrings his hands in avarice (the accompanying musician(s) shift into Klezmer-type music here, just so we get the point). Harold, embarrassed, starts imitating the man's hand-wringing. Despite [[ValuesDissonance being more than a tad racist in this day and age]], the joke is still amusing to modern audiences due to the added irony of knowing that [[NWordPrivileges Harold Lloyd was himself Jewish]].


** After he does this for the fourth or fifth time, a frustrated Harold shouts back at him, "[[PrecisionFStrike Go to hell, Bill!]]" (While you obviously can't ''hear'' this, and there was no way they were putting it on a title card, you can just as obviously read it on his lips.)

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** After he does this for the fourth or fifth time, a frustrated Harold shouts back at him, "[[PrecisionFStrike Go to hell, Bill!]]" (While you obviously can't ''hear'' this, and there was no way they were putting it on a title card, you can just as obviously [[MouthingTheProfanity read it on his lips.lips]].)


Harold concocts a scheme in which his good friend Bill (Bill Strother), a high-rise worker and "human fly" daredevil, will [[WallCrawl climb up the side of the store building]] for half of the winnings. However, when Bill finds himself having to flee an angry cop, poor Harold is left to perform the dangerous stunt himself.

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Harold concocts a scheme in which his good friend Bill (Bill Strother), a high-rise worker and "human fly" daredevil, will [[WallCrawl climb up the side of the store building]] for half of the winnings. However, when Bill finds himself having to flee from an angry cop, policeman, poor Harold is left to perform the dangerous stunt himself.

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* ConcussionsGetYouHigh: Just as Harold reaches the top of the building, a spinning anemometer on its roof bonks him in the head, leading to him performing a dazed dance on the ledge.


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Harold Lloyd plays, uh, [[TheDanza Harold Lloyd]], who is a clerk in a department store. He's been telling his girlfriend back home (Mildred Davis) that he is a big success and sending her presents he can't really afford, which causes a problem when she comes to the city to visit him. Harold temporarily saves face by pretending to be the manager of the store, but a more permanent solution presents itself when the actual manager says he'll offer $1000 to anyone who can come up with a good publicity stunt to attract attention to the store.

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Harold Lloyd plays, uh, [[TheDanza Harold Lloyd]], who is a clerk in a department store. He's been telling his girlfriend back home (Mildred Davis) that he is he's a big success and sending her presents he can't really afford, which causes a problem when she comes to the city to visit him. Harold temporarily saves face by pretending to be the manager of the store, but a more permanent solution presents itself when the actual manager says he'll offer $1000 to anyone who can come up with a good publicity stunt to attract attention to the store.


Harold concocts a scheme in which his good friend Bill, a high-rise worker and "human fly" daredevil, will [[WallCrawl climb up the side of the store building]] for $500. However, when Bill finds himself having to flee an angry cop, poor Harold is left to perform the dangerous stunt himself.

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Harold concocts a scheme in which his good friend Bill, Bill (Bill Strother), a high-rise worker and "human fly" daredevil, will [[WallCrawl climb up the side of the store building]] for $500.half of the winnings. However, when Bill finds himself having to flee an angry cop, poor Harold is left to perform the dangerous stunt himself.


Harold Lloyd plays, uh, [[TheDanza Harold Lloyd]], who is a clerk in a department store. He's been telling his girlfriend back home (Mildred Davis) that he is a big success and sending her presents he can't really afford, which causes a problem when she comes to the city to visit him. Harold temporarily saves face by pretending to be the manager of the store, but a more permanent solution offers itself when the actual manager says he'll offer $1000 to anyone who can come up with a good publicity stunt to attract attention to the store.

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Harold Lloyd plays, uh, [[TheDanza Harold Lloyd]], who is a clerk in a department store. He's been telling his girlfriend back home (Mildred Davis) that he is a big success and sending her presents he can't really afford, which causes a problem when she comes to the city to visit him. Harold temporarily saves face by pretending to be the manager of the store, but a more permanent solution offers presents itself when the actual manager says he'll offer $1000 to anyone who can come up with a good publicity stunt to attract attention to the store.


Harold Lloyd plays, uh, [[TheDanza Harold Lloyd]], who is a clerk in a department store. He has been telling his girlfriend back home that he is a big success and sending her presents he can't really afford, which causes a problem when she comes to the city to visit him. Harold temporarily solves this problem by pretending to be the manager of his department store, but a more permanent solution offers itself when the real manager says he'll offer $1000 to anyone who can come up with a good publicity stunt to attract attention to the store.

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Harold Lloyd plays, uh, [[TheDanza Harold Lloyd]], who is a clerk in a department store. He has He's been telling his girlfriend back home (Mildred Davis) that he is a big success and sending her presents he can't really afford, which causes a problem when she comes to the city to visit him. Harold temporarily solves this problem saves face by pretending to be the manager of his department the store, but a more permanent solution offers itself when the real actual manager says he'll offer $1000 to anyone who can come up with a good publicity stunt to attract attention to the store.


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The shot of Lloyd hanging from the clock is the SignatureScene of his career, and graces the cover of the DVD box set.

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The shot of Lloyd hanging from the clock is the SignatureScene of his career, and graces the cover of Creator/TheCriterionCollection's Blu-ray/DVD set for the DVD box set.
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* EnemyMine: The angry cop doesn't hesitate to help Bill on pulling a rope to rescue Harold after the clock breaks, but once he's, well, kind of safe, they resume their chase as nothing has happened.

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* EnemyMine: The angry cop doesn't hesitate to help Bill on pulling a rope to rescue Harold after the clock breaks, but once he's, well, kind of safe, they resume their chase as though nothing has happened.


* GreedyJew: Harold buys a chain for his girlfriend from a shifty jeweller with a hooked nose called Silverstein, who constantly wrings his hands in avarice (the accompanying musician(s) shift into Klezmer-type music here, just so we get the point). Harold, embarrassed, starts imitating the man's hand-wringing. Despite [[ValuesDissonance being more than a tad racist in this day and age]], the joke is still amusing to modern audiences, because of the added irony of knowing that [[NWordPrivileges Harold Lloyd was himself Jewish]].

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* GreedyJew: Harold buys a chain for his girlfriend from a shifty jeweller with a hooked nose called Silverstein, who constantly wrings his hands in avarice (the accompanying musician(s) shift into Klezmer-type music here, just so we get the point). Harold, embarrassed, starts imitating the man's hand-wringing. Despite [[ValuesDissonance being more than a tad racist in this day and age]], the joke is still amusing to modern audiences, because of audiences due to the added irony of knowing that [[NWordPrivileges Harold Lloyd was himself Jewish]].


* GreedyJew: Harold buys a chain for his girlfriend from a shifty jeweller with a hooked nose called Silverstein, who constantly wrings his hands in avarice (the accompanying musician(s) shift into Klezmer-type music here, just so we get the point). Harold, embarrassed, starts imitating the man's hand-wringing. Despite being more than a tad racist in this day and age, the joke is still amusing to modern audiences, because of the added irony of knowing that [[NWordPrivileges Harold Lloyd himself was Jewish]].

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* GreedyJew: Harold buys a chain for his girlfriend from a shifty jeweller with a hooked nose called Silverstein, who constantly wrings his hands in avarice (the accompanying musician(s) shift into Klezmer-type music here, just so we get the point). Harold, embarrassed, starts imitating the man's hand-wringing. Despite [[ValuesDissonance being more than a tad racist in this day and age, age]], the joke is still amusing to modern audiences, because of the added irony of knowing that [[NWordPrivileges Harold Lloyd was himself was Jewish]].


Now PublicDomain in the US as of 2019.

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Now in the PublicDomain in the US as of 2019.

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