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Number, Please?

1920

From IMDb: While at an amusement park, trying vainly to forget the girl he has lost, a young man sees the girl with her new boyfriend. When her dog gets loose in the park, both suitors have to help her catch it. Then, the girl's uncle, a balloonist, gives her a pass for two in his balloon, provided that her mother approves. She then offers to take along the first of her admirers who is able to get her mother's consent. Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, and Roy Brooks


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Number, Please? is a 1920 in film American short subject comedy film featuring Harold Lloyd.

Plot

While at an amusement park, trying vainly to forget the girl he has lost, a young man (Lloyd) sees the girl (Mildred Davis) with her new boyfriend (Roy Brooks). When her dog gets loose in the park, both suitors have to help her catch it. The girl's uncle, a balloonist, gives her a pass for two in his balloon, provided that her mother approves. She then offers to take along the first of her admirers who is able to get her mother's consent. The girl's new boyfriend races to her house to get the mother's permission, while the young man tries to telephone her. The young man faces crowded phone booths, gossiping operators, a crying baby and other obstacles in his effort to reach the mother first. Racing back to the girl, the two suitors bump into one another and a pickpocket who has just robbed the girl of her purse. The boy is mistaken for the pickpocket and must elude various policemen on his way back to meet the girl.

Cast

  • Harold Lloyd - The Boy
  • Mildred Davis - The Girl
  • Roy Brooks - The Rival

See also

  • Harold Lloyd filmography
  • Category:1920s comedy films
    Category:1920 films
    Category:American comedy films
    Category:American silent short films
    Category:Black-and-white films
    Category:Films directed by Fred C. Newmeyer
    Category:Films directed by Hal Roach
    Category:Films shot in Los Angeles, California
    Category:Pathé Exchange films

    Hal Roach

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