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sin of Harold Diddlebock

Harry Hershfield

sin of Harold Diddlebock

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Published by Published by Bartholomew House, Inc. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Football players -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover illustrated with stills from the motion picture.

    Statementnovelization by Harry Hershfield ; original story and screenplay by Preston Sturges.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesBart House film hit of the month ;, 102, [Vintage Bart House film hit of the month ;, 102]
    ContributionsSturges, Preston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.H439 Si
    The Physical Object
    Pagination155 p. ;
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6511846M
    LC Control Number47003255
    OCLC/WorldCa33065717

    While the film, The Sin of Harold Diddlebock, has been lauded by some critics, it was not a commercial success. Producer Howard Hughes pulled the film after its initial release in Producer Howard Hughes pulled the film after its initial release in


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Filled with witty humor and Harold Lloyd's flare for outrageous stunts, The Sin of Harold Diddlebock is a must-see film which brings the action-packed humor of the silent era into the modern age and lays the foundation for so much of what passes for comedy today.

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Sin of Harold Diddlebock Photos View All Photos (2) Movie Info. The sequel to The Freshman, this film follows the events that sin of Harold Diddlebock book a man when he is fired from his job and forced to start his 89%. Directed by Preston Sturges. With Harold Lloyd, Frances Ramsden, Jimmy Conlin, Raymond Walburn.

Twenty years after sin of Harold Diddlebock book triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered sin of Harold Diddlebock book who dreams about marrying the girl at the desk down the aisle. But losing his job destroys that dream, and when he finds a particularly potent drink at his local bar, he goes on a very /10(K).

Absent from films since (except as producer of a brace of RKO Radio features), silent-screen comedy favorite Harold Lloyd returned before the cameras in The Sin of Harold project began as a labor of love between Lloyd and the brilliant, Actors: Al Bridge, Harold Lloyd, Georgia Caine.

Watch The Sin of Harold Diddlebock Full Movie IN HD Visit:: Twenty-three years after scoring the winning touchdown. The Sin of Harold Diddlebock () Plot. Showing all 3 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Synopsis sin of Harold Diddlebock book Summaries.

Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams about marrying the girl at the desk down the aisle.

But losing his job destroys that dream, and when he finds a particularly. Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams about marrying the girl at the. Overview of Sin of Harold Diddlebock book Sin of Harold Diddlebock,directed by Preston Sturges, with Harold Lloyd, Jimmy Conlin, Raymond Walburn, at Turner Classic Movies.

The Sin of Harold Diddlebock Harold Diddlebock sin of Harold Diddlebock book, twenty years after his big triumph on the college football field. Struggling in the same job he received twenty years previous, Diddlebock is fired so he wanders the sin of Harold Diddlebock book and eventually goes into a bar.

Absent from films since (except as producer of a brace of RKO Radio features), silent-screen comedy favorite Harold Lloyd returned before the cameras in The Sin of Harold Diddlebock. The project began as a labor of love between Lloyd and the sin of Harold Diddlebock book, innovative producer/writer/director Preston Sturges.

Though these two comedy geniuses Actors: Al Bridge. The Sin of Harold Diddlebock pairs two of my favorite film legends--Preston Sturges and Harold Lloyd--in a combination that should have resulted in cinematic gold.

Instead, we are treated to something more like pyrite: there is a lot of The Sin of Harold Diddlebock that glitters, but it never really amounts to much of value. The film opens by recycling footage from Harold Lloyd's classic, The /5().

The Sin of Harold Diddlebock is a 'coming of age' story which takes a comic look at a tragic character - the American worker who, after being used up by his employer of over twenty years, is forced into retirement with nowhere to turn and no options for his future.

When he finally learns to let go and get in touch with his younger self, to once /5(29). Synopsis of The Sin of Harold Diddlebock In The Sin of Harold Diddlebock, Harold Diddlebock is a bank cashier with 22 years of service behind him and thinks only ahead to a time when he can marry the cashier further down the he gets fired his dream appears to be over, but a winning streak at betting finds him the new owner of a circus.

Then the fun really begin. The Sin of Harold Diddlebock () Starring: Harold Lloyd Plot: Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams.

Format: Media Options Clear: Sin of Harold Diddlebock, The () quantity. Add to cart. Absent from films since (except as producer of a brace of RKO Radio features), silent-screen comedy favorite Harold Lloyd returned before the cameras in The Sin of Harold project began as a labor of love between Lloyd and the brilliant, innovative producer/writer/director Preston these two comedy geniuses eventually had a stylistic falling out, resulting in 5/ The Sin of Harold Diddlebock () Director Preston Sturges coaxed legendary silent comedian Harold Lloyd out of retirement to star in The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (, aka Mad Wednesday), a film that he wrote with Lloyd in opens with footage cleverly lifted from Lloyd's silent classic The Freshman in which Harold's go-getting character scores the triumphant winning touchdown.

Embark upon an amusing journey with Harold Lloyd in "The Sin of Harold Diddlebock" (). Beginning in a turn-of-the-century locker room, Harold Diddlbock, played by Lloyd, is offered a job by banker J.E. Wagglebury, played by Raymond Walburn. Harold accepts the job and works at the bank for over 20 years, only to be unceremoniously fired.

Harold Lloyd in his last feature, "The Sin of Harold Diddlebock" (a.k.a. "Mad Wednesday) (). For more info: (Official site) "Safety Last!" () - Available on Blu-ray/DVD.

The Sin of Harold Diddlebock is a American comedy film written and directed by Preston Sturges. It is a continution of the film, The Freshman. It isn't long before Harold is hanging off a very tall building, just like in the good old days.

Producer Howard Hughes released an edited version of the film under the title 'Mad Wednesday'. Synopsis. Harold Diddlebock is a banker who dreams only of getting his fellow cashier down the aisle/5(31). The Sin of Harold Diddlebock knocks around as a cheap PD title, unwanted and unloved, still dismissed by “fans” and “critics” as a minor effort at best.

My guess is that most haven’t watched it in years, but dismiss it simply out of habit, parroting what others have said for the past 65 years without giving it a single thought/10(44).

The Sin of Harold Diddlebock is a 'coming of age' story which takes a comic look at a tragic character - the American worker who, after being used up by his employer of over twenty years, is forced into retirement with nowhere to turn and no options for his future.

When he finally learns to let go and get in touch with his younger self, to once /5(7). The Sin of Harold Diddlebock is a 'coming of age' story which takes a comic look at a tragic character - the American worker who, after being used up by his employer of over twenty years, is forced into retirement with nowhere to turn and no options for his future.

When he finally learns to let go and get in touch with his younger self, to once 2/5(1). Harold Clayton Lloyd Sr. (Ap – March 8, ) was an American actor, comedian, and stunt performer who appeared in many silent comedy films. Lloyd is considered alongside Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton as one of the most influential film comedians of the silent film era.

Lloyd made nearly comedy films, both silent and "talkies", between and   the sin of harold diddlebock () ** Writer/director Preston Sturges had a number of hits under his belt in the mid ‘40s and practically had carte blanche in Hollywood.

He was a big Harold Lloyd fan and decided to make The Sin of Harold Diddlebock as a comeback vehicle for him. The Sin of Harold Diddlebock Preston Sturges, the great satirist of the 40s, coaxed Harold Lloyd out of retirement for this comedy, which follows the hero of Lloyd's classic The Freshman.

The Sin of Harold Diddlebock is a comedy film written and directed by Preston Sturges, starring the silent film comic icon Harold Lloyd, and featuring a supporting cast including female protagonist Frances Ramsden, Jimmy Conlin, Raymond Walburn, Rudy Vallee, Arline Judge, Edgar Kennedy, Franklin Pangborn, J.

Farrell MacDonald, Robert Dudley, Robert Greig, Lionel Stander and Jackie the Lion. After scoring the winning touchdown for his college football team mild-mannered Harold Diddlebock (Harold Lloyd), gets a job offer from a football fanatic and business-owner, “Chief”.

For 22 years, Harold works a dull, dead-end book-keeping job for the man. THE SIN OF HAROLD DIDDLEBOCK (). Type Feature. Approx. Running minutes Release dates 19/01/ Director(s) Preston Sturges Cast includes Harold Lloyd, Frances Ramsden, Jimmy Conlin, Raymond Walburn, Rudy Vallee, Edgar Kennedy, Arline Judge, Franklin Pangborn, Lionel Stander, Margaret Hamilton, Jack Norton, Arthur Hoyt, Julius Tannen, Robert Dudley, Al Bridge, Actors: Harold Lloyd.

THE SIN OF HAROLD DIDDLEBOCK. Type of media Video. Approved Running time 90m 39s. Release date 19/01/ Director(s) Preston Sturges Cast includes Harold Lloyd, Frances Ramsden, Jimmy Conlin, Raymond Walburn, Rudy Vallee, Edgar Kennedy, Arline Judge, Franklin Pangborn, Lionel Stander, Margaret Hamilton, Jack Norton, Arthur Hoyt, Julius Tannen, Robert Dudley, Al Bridge, Actors: Harold Lloyd.

Twenty-three years after scoring the winning touchdown for his college football team mild-mannered Harold Diddlebock, who has been stuck in a dull, dead-end book-keeping job for years, is let go by his pompous boss, advertising tycoon J.E.

Wagglebury, with nothing but a tiny pension. Unfortunately, The Sin of Harold Diddlebock is not. As Scott wrote, it does not even seem to be a comedy until Harold goes to the bar, and that is not until the 30 minute mark.

This is a crime when you consider that a Harold Lloyd silent short would have contained several jokes and been over at 20 minutes. Today is the anniversary of the original release date of Harold Lloyd's last feature The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (later retitled Mad Wednesday), directed by Preston Sturges.

For this film Sturges persuaded Lloyd to come out of retirement nine years after completing his last film, to recreate his role from his hit comedy The Freshman. United Artists Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jimmy Conlin Directed by: Preston Sturges Synopsis: In this sequel to Harold Lloyd’s popular silent film, The Freshman, we find Harold Diddlebock (Lloyd) twenty years later working as an advertising clerk.

When he loses his job, it sets off a series of adventures for the still enterprising man. Purr Blurs: During the course of [ ]. The 42nd film in Mill Creek’s Fabulous Forties box set was a comedy called The Sin of Harold Diddlebock.

As a classic film lover, I really wish that The Sin of Harold Diddlebock was better than it actually is. The film was a collaboration between two of the biggest names in cinematic comedy history: director/writer Preston Sturges and legendary actor Harold Lloyd.

Synopsis of The Sin of Harold Diddlebock In The Sin of Harold Diddlebock, Harold Diddlebock is a bank cashier with 22 years of service behind him and thinks only ahead to a time when he can marry the cashier further down the he gets fired his dream appears to be over, but a winning streak at betting finds him the new owner of a circus.

Then the fun really begin. This is a public domain film [2] from the genius Preston Sturges and the great actor Harold Lloyd, at the top of his career. They has a large number of creative The Sin Of Harold Diddlebock (), remix on Vimeo. Harold Diddlebock (Lloyd) gets a menial gig at an ad firm as an accountant on the heels of his effort in the big college football game (a long incorporation of the game from The Freshman).

Twenty two years go by and Harold gets canned. With his cashed out savings, he bumps into Wormy (Conlin) who taps him for a loan for a bet.3/5(47). The Sin of Harold Diddlebock subtitles. AKA: Mad Wednesday, Грiх Гарольда Дiддлбока.

Yes Sir. Wednesday was WILD. Wednesday was RUGGED. THE WILDEST WACKIEST MOST HILARIOUS AND COMPLETELY BOLLIXED-UP DAY YOU EVER HEARD OF!. Twenty-three years after scoring the winning touchdown for his college football team mild-mannered Harold Diddlebock, who has been /10(K).

Condition/Grade: FN+, pdf to edges, SEE PICS! FN+ Fine+. FN Fine. FN- Fine. Multiple art pages can easily be combined because they are light and thin. For instance, two statues require a much bigger Rating: % positive.The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (original release title) April 4, ft.

89 minutes Preston Sturges: Harold Diddlebock Clerk turned Promotor Frances Ramsden Man's first drink changes him into live wire; thrill on high building again.

Recut by Howard Hughes. Mad Wednesday (re-issue title) Octo ft. 76 minutes.The Sin of Harold Diddlebock is an american film directed by Preston Sturges, released in Composer: Werner R. Heymann.