The Kid Brother
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The Kid Brother
Even taking into consideration such worthy candidates as Safety Last and The Freshman, many Harold Lloyd fans regard The Kid Brother as his finest film. A humorous variation on Tol'able David, the film stars Lloyd as Harold Hickory, the youngest member of the rural Hickory family. Though out-muscled by his sheriff father (Walter James) and brawny brothers (Olin Francis, Leo Willis), Harold is the cleverest of the Hickorys, industriously figuring out all sorts of clever devices to streamline his housekeeping chores. Still, his father and brothers treat him as the baby of the family, leaving… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A true triumph for the underdog."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"The first silent film I ever saw that made me actually stand up and cheer… As a first introduction to silent film, I would pick The Kid Brother over the best of Chaplin or Keaton every time."
‑ Steven D. Greydanus, Decent Films Guide
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