XenForo Template THE FRESHMAN (dual-format Blu-ray and DVD edition) Harold Lloyd’s biggest box-office hit was this silent comedy gem, featuring the befuddled everyman at his eager best as a new college student. Though he dreams of being a big man on campus, the freshman’s careful plans inevitably go hilariously awry, be it on the football field or at the Fall Frolic. But he gets a climactic chance to prove his mettle—and impress the sweet girl he loves—in one of the most famous sports sequences ever filmed. This crowd-pleaser is a gleeful showcase for Lloyd’s slapstick brilliance and incandescent charm, and it’s accompanied here by a new orchestral score by Carl Davis (Napoleon). 1925 • 76 minutes • Black & White • Silent • 1.33:1 aspect ratio DUAL-FORMAT BLU-RAY AND DVD SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES• New 4K digital transfer from a restoration by the UCLA Film and Television Archive• New orchestral score, composed and conducted by Carl Davis, presented in uncompressed stereo on the Blu-ray• Audio commentary featuring director and Harold Lloyd archivist Richard Correll, film historian Richard Bann, and film critic and historian Leonard Maltin• Lloyd’s prologue to the film, created for the 1966 rerelease• Three newly restored Lloyd shorts: The Marathon (1919), with a new score by Gabriel Thibaudeau, and An Eastern Westerner and High and Dizzy (both 1920), with new scores composed and conducted by Davis• Big Man on Campus, a new visual essay on the film’s locations by silent-film historian John Bengtson• Conversation between Correll and film historian Kevin Brownlow• Footage from a 1963 Delta Kappa Alpha tribute to Lloyd, featuring comedian Steve Allen, director Delmer Daves, and actor Jack Lemmon• Lloyd’s 1953 appearance on the television show What’s My Line?• One Blu-ray and two DVDs, with all content available in both formats• PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic Stephen Winer TITLE: THE FRESHMAN (dual-format Blu-ray and DVD edition) CAT. NO: CC2346BDDVDUPC: 7-15515-11291-8ISBN: 978-1-60465-808-8SRP: $39.95 PREBOOK: 2/25/14STREET: 3/25/14 Thank you for supporting HTF when you preorder using the link below. If you are using an adblocker you will not see link.