Tag Archives: The Strong Man

Harry Langdon – The Strong Man Part 3

Harry Langdon’s 1926 comedy feature The Strong Man contains many exterior scenes filmed in the Korea Town area of Los Angeles near Wilshire and MacArthur Park.  Harry plays a WWI veteran who returns to the States hoping to meet his … Continue reading

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Punky, Harold, and Harry – nine decades of film location history at Shatto Place

In a prior post I explain how the same setting on Witmer Street appears in a Harold Lloyd silent comedy, a 1950 film noir classic, and in the recent sitcom The Office.  Another post shows how early Buster Keaton comedies … Continue reading

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Harry Langdon in The Strong Man

One of the great set pieces from Harry Langdon’s The Strong Man (1926) takes place as Harry attempts to transport a femme fatale up a flight of stairs into her apartment.  With a suspicious cop on her tail, “Lily” of … Continue reading

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