Lloyd's films are sweet, funny and charming and for silent comedies they hold up well. His glasses character exemplified a be-spectaled go-getter embodied the can do attitude of the 1920s. Lloyd first played the glasses character in a 1919 short comedy Bumping Into Broadway.
He lives in a Boarding house populated by theatrical types, including of course, the girl, a chorus dancer, played by Bebe Daniels.
The boarding house is run by a stern land lady and her beefy tough guy The guys job is to toss out any boarders who have gotten their third notice to to pay the rent. Both the boy and the girl have just received theirs.
The heroes troubles continue. The boy continues to fail to find a producer for his play
and the girl gets fired from her chorus dancing job.
After a number of adventures the boy and the girl north wind up at a club where the girl is on a date with a wealthy play boy and the boy is gambling in an attempt to win the money to produce his play.
The entire film is less then a half hour long and can be seen on you tube (here is the link). It's essential viewing for all Harold Lloyd fans.