Saturday, Sep 17 at 4:00 pm
9/17: Bartos Screening Room
9/25 & 9/30: Redstone Theater
Dir. Fred Newmayer and Sam Taylor. 1923, 73 mins. Restored DCP. In his most fabulous—and iconic—display of death-defying derring-do, comedy legend Harold Lloyd is a small-town kid who has just arrived in the big city. Starting off at the ground floor of a department store, he must literally climb his way to the top after he and his buddy plan a publicity stunt that quickly goes awry. Filmed on location in downtown Los Angeles using a panoply of now textbook techniques to conjure the impression of Lloyd ascending the facade of a single building, Safety Last! remains every bit as astonishing and thrilling as the day it was released.
Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / Free or discounted for MoMI members ($11). Order tickets. Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission. Review safety protocols before your visit.