“Safety Last” is the story of an industrious fellow who climbed a skyscraper to win his girl. It’s the ultimate thrill comedy. Micah Mertes shares "In the best action movies of today, Lloyd’s influence can still be felt. You can see it every time
hangs off the side of a building/plane/helicopter in a new
movie. You can see it in
best movies. Chan is a silent film buff who counts Keaton and Lloyd (and another Omahan, Fred Astaire) as his biggest influences. In various films, Chan has paid tribute to Lloyd’s most famous stunts, including the clock scene.
to visit our website and read Micah Mertes full article about the boy from Burchard, Nebraska and how Lloyd invented the modern action movie. There is also a link to PBS story
The Third Genius
, and another story detailing the connection with Clark Kent.
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