Monday, June 8, 2009

Rarely-Seen Harold Lloyd Comedy On TCM This Week

We here at the Monkey are big fans of Silent Era comedian Harold Lloyd. He pretty much stopped making movies in the mid-1930s, but he came out of retirement one time to make the Preston Sturges comedy, The Sin Of Harold Diddlebock. Lloyd was nominated for a Golden Globe for his performance as a, well, read the description ripped right from the Turner Classic Movie site:

4:00am [Comedy] Sin Of Harold Diddlebock, The (1950)
When he loses his job, a middle-aged bookkeeper goes out on the town.

Cast: Harold Lloyd, Jimmy Conlin, Raymond Walburn, Rudy Vallee Dir: Preston Sturges BW-90 mins, TV-G

It's on Thursday, June 11, 2009, at 4 a.m., so set your recorders before you go to bed Wednesday, or get up very early, walk the dog and have a few laughs before you head out to work.

As always these dates are for the Eastern time zone of the United States. I apologize if this strikes anyone as either arrogant or isolationist ...