The Milky Way

Title: The Milky Way
Year: 1936
Director: Leo McCarey
Writers: Grover Jones, Frank Butler & Richard Connell , based on the play by Lynn Root & Harry Clork
Starring: Harold Lloyd, Adolphe Menjou, Helen Mack, William Gargan, Dorothy Wilson
Music: stock music
Synopsis: a milkman with an uncanny ability to duck becomes a boxer
How I saw it: “The Harold Lloyd Comedy Collection: Vol. 1″ (rented from Netflix), yesterday
Subjective Rating: 8/10 (Great).
Objective Rating: 5/10 (points off for concept, story, cinematography, acting and music) c. 2.6/4 (Good).

Not something I would necessarily call a “good movie,” but it’s often hilarious. Probably the funniest movie from Hollywood’s “Golden Age” that I’ve seen.


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