April 6, 2014

The Milky Way

The Milky Way, 1936. A milkman with an uncanny ability to duck becomes a boxer.

Directed by Leo McCarey. Written by Grover Jones, Frank Butler, & Richard Connell, based on a play by Lynn Root & Harry Clork. Starring Harold Lloyd, with Adolphe Menjou, Verree Teasdale, Helen Mack, William Gargan, George Barbier, & Dorothy Wilson.

Concept: C
Story: D
Characters: D
Dialog: A
Pacing: B
Cinematography: C
Special effects/design: C
Acting: B
Music: C
Enjoyment: One of the funniest movies from Hollywood's "Golden Age" that I've seen - and by far the funniest Harold Lloyd movie. It doesn't have anything to offer other than laughs, but it's hilarious. A

GPA: 2.4/4

[update of a previous post - original is here]

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