This was a bit of a treat. Though they have been available for years, I had never seen a Lloyd film.
Due to Lloyd's strict licensing policies, the work of Chaplin, Keaton, and Laurel and Hardy were much easier to see during my younger days. You rarely had a chance to see anything by Lloyd on television in the 60s and 70s.
Here Lloyd plays his essential American go-getter as he seeks the hand of his bosses' daughter. There is a lot of physical comedy and fun caricatures of Roaring Twenties American types. The boss, a captain of industry, has so many "guard dogs", Lloyd's character has to go to absurd lengths to try to meet him.
Ironically, this character…