Even people who don’t know Harold Lloyd’s name will probably recognize the ubiquitous image of the young man in horn-rimmed glasses, hanging from the hands of a clock high above a city street. The scene is from Lloyd’s 1923 feature “Safety Last!,” which is being reissued this week by the Criterion Collection in a newly restored and breathtakingly sharp Blu-ray edition.
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