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JUST NEIGHBORS (directors: Harold Lloyd/Frank Terry; screenwriter: Harold Lloyd; cinematographer: Fred Guiol; editor: ; music: ; cast: Harold Lloyd (Boy),  Snub Pollard (Neighbor), Bebe Daniels (The Bride), Margaret Joslin (Neighbor's Wife); Runtime:13; MPAA Rating: NR; producer: Hal Roach; Janus; 1919-silent-B/W)

"Sometimes funny but dated silent one-reel comedy."

Reviewed by Dennis Schwartz

Harold Lloyd ("Take A Chance"/"The Big Idea") co-directs with Frank Terry, and writes and stars in this sometimes funny but dated silent one-reel comedy.

Harold is a recently married suburbanite, who commutes to work. With his friendly neighbor (Snub Pollard) he decides to build a shed they both can share, but things turn out to be a mess. The inept builders smash things on both properties and never get the shed to stay up. This brings on a feud, until brought together by both families saving the neighbor's toddler from the traffic while playing in the street.

REVIEWED ON 6/28/2018       GRADE: B

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