“A Jazzed Honeymoon” is a silent comedy film released in 1919, directed by Hal Roach and starring Harold Lloyd and Bebe Daniels as the lead characters.
The movie follows the story of a young couple, Harold and Bebe, who decide to take a honeymoon trip to the mountains. However, their plans are quickly derailed when they get caught up in a series of misadventures and comedic mishaps.
Along the way, they encounter a group of bootleggers, a runaway train, and a gang of robbers, all of which provide ample opportunities for slapstick humor and physical comedy. Despite the chaos, Harold and Bebe manage to stay together and emerge victorious in the end.
The film is notable for its innovative use of special effects and visual gags, which would become trademarks of Harold Lloyd’s later work. It also features a lively jazz soundtrack, which adds to the film’s upbeat and energetic tone.
“A Jazzed Honeymoon” was a popular success upon its release and helped to establish Harold Lloyd as one of the leading comedic actors of the silent era. The film’s humor and charm continue to entertain audiences today, making it a classic of early American cinema.
Harold Lloyd, ‘Snub’ Pollard, Bebe Daniels