Silent Comedy's Crazy Corner

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John Bengtson
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Silent Comedy's Crazy Corner

Postby John Bengtson » Fri Jan 24, 2020 12:23 am

Quick – what are some essential elements for a silent comedy? A park bench? An angry cop? A banana peel? If you think about it, one absolutely essential geographic element is the humble street corner.


The crazy corner of Alameda at Los Angeles St. near the Plaza appeared in at least 3 Harold Lloyd films, and many others as well. Read all about this famous anonymous street corner -

Cheers, John

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