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Mad Wednesday

G Released Feb 18, 1947 1h 19m Comedy List
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Let go from his job, unmarried and with little money in his pocket, Harold Diddlebock (Harold Lloyd) needs a life makeover. He receives one thanks to a powerful drink served by a bartender, which knocks him out. He awakens to discover that, in his drunken stupor, he's purchased a struggling circus. He and his pal (Jimmy Conlin) try to unload it on some local fat cats, but Jackie the lion, one of the circus attractions who tags along, creates as much hysteria as interest among potential buyers. Read More Read Less

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André Bazin Radio-Cinéma-Télévision This film is the most intelligent homage one can make to Harold Lloyd and to the great school of American comedy. Jun 12, 2023 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Let go from his job, unmarried and with little money in his pocket, Harold Diddlebock (Harold Lloyd) needs a life makeover. He receives one thanks to a powerful drink served by a bartender, which knocks him out. He awakens to discover that, in his drunken stupor, he's purchased a struggling circus. He and his pal (Jimmy Conlin) try to unload it on some local fat cats, but Jackie the lion, one of the circus attractions who tags along, creates as much hysteria as interest among potential buyers.
Director
Preston Sturges
Producer
Preston Sturges, Howard Hughes
Screenwriter
Preston Sturges
Distributor
United Artists, Reel Media International [us], RKO Radio Pictures
Rating
G
Genre
Comedy
Original Language
English
Release Date (Theaters)
Feb 18, 1947, Original
Release Date (DVD)
Sep 9, 2003
Runtime
1h 19m
Sound Mix
Mono
Aspect Ratio
35mm, Flat (1.37:1)