Girl Shy

Harold meadows is a shy, stuttering bachelor working as a tailor. He wrote a Handbook for other bashful young men, "the Secret of love." One day he meets a rich girl, Mary, and they fall in love. But the problem is that she is forced to marry another man. Harold tries to stop the wedding.

  • Fred C. Newmeyer
  • Sam Taylor

Release Date: 1924-04-20
IMDb icon 7.7/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Budget: $400,000
Umeko Farland
10 November 2014 | 03:14

After a breakup with producer Hal Roach at Harold Lloyd — the most famous comedian of silent cinema times — added the ability to choose interesting projects and to discard uninteresting. Together with Harold left the production nest and Jobina Ralston (in the end, they appeared together in six films). Well, when the actor himself chooses where him to work, it turns out always fervently and very much: to work under the lash does not like anybody.

"Shy" — the definition applies to many of the hero Lloyd: most of the refers to girls a small fear and same respect that can not to flatter. However, in contrast the most famous comic works of the actor, here he is not playing a set of gags, tied with a plot line, and the real story of the characters are two loving people who were forced to find ways on how them to stay together.

Hero Lloyd lives in a quiet town where every day there is only three important events — morning, afternoon and evening. He terribly shy of girls (and they everything as a selection of beauties!), but when it writes a manual on the art of seduction, using his imagination. But what starts when he finally falls in love! Our humble steals a car from bootleggers, horse have a poor horseman, another one car, a motorcycle from the police, and even the tram — all in time to wedding not give it happen. When many of tricks Lloyd performed independently.

The script is simple, but nice and implemented if not brilliant, then really good. The film is decorated by the operator — some of the scenes are filmed in the usual monotone, some nice Golden Sepia. Beautiful gardens was shot in the estate of Lloyd with a charming name Greenacres. Quite a lot of funny scenes, especially in the part where Harold fantasizes on the subject of seducing different types of women, including the type of woman vamp.

Every movie your favorite comedian: someone like Chaplin, someone — Keaton, someone admires the Marx brothers. Perhaps Harold Lloyd not so bright on their background, but some movies undeservedly forgotten, and certainly worth a look — still they have a certain charm; they are, to use a fashionable term, some particularly vintage. Duration small, so you nothing will lose if you do this picture give it a little bit of time.

Ivette Bedwell
05 September 2017 | 10:29

If the "Finally security" makes Harold Lloyd actor, famous for the whole world his trick with the clock, "Shy" reveals an overall picture of its image corresponding to the whole of his long career in films. Shy it appears to us that the young man in glasses who avoids girls and worships them, is able to instantly fall in love and be open to them.

Not to say that the career of Lloyd this film changed or went even more steeply in the mountain. Not at all. On the moment, the actor he directed his own projects, he chose convenient, one that will allow its way to match on-screen content. Tape "girl shy" is very missed a set rhythm, not offering the audience is nothing new, except the adventure loving kind, of modesty and rich and this — and increased crankiness.

Of course, most of the wealth of the ribbon gives her Central stage set out like most carabini at home — the hero is Lloyd, a fantasizing young tailor and part-time author — meadows, in life — the little man, and paper — a dangerous lover, manages to arrange a pursuit of its future. As and later history of cinema, already has become the talk of the talk of the town, the man rushes to his lover, trying to snatch it from the clutches of the antagonist, deceit forced her to wedding manages make like but only will not be inspired from the awareness of the moment, or the moments of seconds that possible human life gave the coolest turnover of three hundred and sixty. What don't have to get up on your way Lloyd — to Rob, to hijack, to prevent the driving lessons and leave the tram without a driver, to drive not one horse and leave the police without the vehicles. Again viewed stumbles upon the source. Preview "Shy" excludes all subsequent creativity — pure emotion pioneer a lot more gracefully than based on the audience of the cinemas.

Emotions persist even though that the script does not going through the five-year plan for three years — Western creative pace rarely uses the elements of the story, "simpler-clearer" is a basic principle, and the adequacy of the connection connected parts in history, whatever she didn't seem far from the truth, is an exceptional factor. If to say, Lloyd is also used dramatic designer, only by changing a pair of dice. It is worth saying that the movement of these cubes occur until now, and any remake of "Shy" would be justified.

But won't be so romantic. Importantly, use in its episodic yapping little dog!

How much did it cost to make Girl Shy?
According to various sources, the cost of producing the tv-show was at least $400,000.
Who is the director of the movie Girl Shy?
This tv-show was directed by Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor.
What is the genre of Girl Shy?
The tv-show belongs to the genres of Comedy, Romance, Best Family Movies.
Who starred in Girl Shy?
Many famous actors starred in this tv-show, here are the names of the most famous: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Richard Daniels, Carlton Griffin,
What is Girl Shy IMDB Ranking?
At the moment, the rating is 7.7.
When was Girl Shy released?
The start date for this tv-show on USA TV is 1924-04-20.