Tag Archives: Clyde Bruckman

Clyde Bruckman & Harold Lloyd – Movie Crazy (1932)

Synopsis:
Harold Hall, an accident prone young man with little or no acting ability, desperately wants to be in pictures. After a mix-up with his application photograph, he gets an offer to have a screen-test, and goes off to Hollywood… Read More »

Clyde Bruckman & Harold Lloyd – Feet First (1930)

Synopsis:
Ambitious shoe salesman, Harold, unknowingly meets the boss’ daughter and tells her he is a leather tycoon. The rest of the film he spends hiding his true circumstances, in the store and later on a ship. Trying to deliver a letter, he later finds himself dangling high above the street on a building’s scaffolding. Read More »

Clyde Bruckman & W.C. Fields – Man on the Flying Trapeze (1935)

Ambrose Wolfinger wants the afternoon off (his first in twenty-five years) to go to a wrestling match. He tells his boss that he must attend his mother-in-law’s funeral. The afternoon is no joy. He tries to please a policeman, assist a chauffeur, chase a tire, and ends up getting hit by the body of a wrestler thrown from the ring. A series of mishaps leads his boss to send floral tributes to the house and notify the papers of the death (due to poisoned liquor). His shrewish wife, judgmental mother-in-law, and good-for-nothing brother-in-law add to his burdens. In the end he enjoys their fawning loyalty, a raise in pay, and his first vacation. Read More »

Clyde Bruckman – The Fatal Glass of Beer (1933)

Synopsis:
Fields relates the sad tale of his son who went astray in the city. Adapted from Fields’ 1928 Ear Carroll Vanities sketch “Stolen Bonds.” Read More »

Clyde Bruckman & Buster Keaton – The General (1926)

Quote:
When Union spies steal an engineer’s beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines. Read More »