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Harold Lloyd’s Christmas Tree

by Zoot Rollo

December 22, 2015

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Silent film comedy star Harold Lloyd was a crazed Christmas lover.

Using many trees roped together Lloyd built these enormous Christmas trees, then added an extraordinary collection of Christmas ornaments.

Harold LLoyds Christmas Tree

Harold lloyds Christmas Tree By Kevin Lee Dymond

Specs:

3 large Douglas firs wired together

20 feet High

9 feet wide

30 feet in diameter

1000’s of Ornaments

One enormous Christmas tree.

A month to decorate

One-of-a-kind rare ornaments and handmade gifts. A jeweled encrusted ostrich egg,a sequined football, Wally Westmore gave him a miniature diorama depicting a bespectacled Harold in a red bathrobe trimming the tree.

Christopher Radko has recreated a number of Harold Lloyd ornaments.

You can get more info on Harold Lloyd at haroldlloyd.com where we found the detail above.

Coloured photo By Kevin Lee Dymond (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

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