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BYU Silent Film Night to screen Harold Lloyd's "Safety Last" Friday Oct. 7

Organist Mike Ohman will provide the music for Brigham Young University’s Silent Film Night, featuring the 1923 Harold Lloyd comedy “Safety Last,” on Friday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

Tickets are available through the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or by visiting performances.byu.edu for $9 or $6 with student or BYU ID.

“Safety Last” follows a country boy, played by Lloyd, who heads to the city to find success. While working as a lowly store clerk in a department store, the boy arranges for his friend, a “human fly,” to climb the outside of the building as a publicity stunt to bring more customers to the store.

However, the “human fly” is a criminal and is captured by the police. Lloyd the clerk must then make the climb himself which results in hilarious stunts, ending with the famous clock scene.

For more information, contact Mike Ohman at (801) 422-3149.

Writer: Brian Rust

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