Annette D'Agostino Lloyd

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Annette D'Agostino Lloyd
Annette D'Agostino Lloyd, portrait, 2007.jpg
Annette D'Agostino Lloyd, 2007
Annette Marie D'Agostino

(1962-08-08) August 8, 1962 (age 56)
ResidenceRumford, Rhode Island, U.S.
Alma materSt. John's University (New York)
OccupationSilent film historian, legal secretary
Years active1994–present
Spouse(s)Scott Lloyd (1999-present)

Annette Marie Lloyd (née D'Agostino; born August 8, 1962, Staten Island, New York[1]) is a silent film historian and author of numerous books on silent film and television, particularly on the life and works of actor Harold Lloyd.

Between 2000-05 she was a celebrity biographer and production coordinator[clarification needed] at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.[2] She was formerly an adjunct professor of speech communication at Hofstra University and an adjunct professor of communication at William Paterson College.[3]

Personal life[edit]

D'Agostino Lloyd was married in 1999, but neither she nor her husband are related to actor Harold Lloyd. She has one son. She currently resides in Rumford, Rhode Island.[4]


  • The Lloyd Herald. (Harold Lloyd fan club magazine) (as Annette D'Agostino); self-published (ISSN 1084-8134), 1995-99.
  • Harold Lloyd: A Bio-Bibliography (as Annette M. D'Agostino), Greenwood Press 1994; ISBN 0-313-28986-7.
  • An Index to Short and Feature Film Reviews in the Moving Picture World: The Early Years, 1907 - 1915 (as Annette M. D'Agostino), Greenwood Press 1995; ISBN 0-313-29381-3.
  • Filmmakers in The Moving Picture World: An Index of Articles, 1907-1927 (as Annette M. D'Agostino), McFarland 1997; ISBN 0-7864-0290-3.
  • From Soap Stars to Superstars: Celebrities Who Started Out in Daytime Drama. (as Annette D'Agostino), Renaissance Books 1999; ISBN 1-58063-075-8.
  • Hollywood Forever Cemetery: The Official Directory. A Visit with 135 Stars and Founders of Historic Hollywood. (as "Celebrity Biographer: Annette Lloyd, Production Coordinator"), Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 2003.
  • The Harold Lloyd Encyclopedia. (as Annette D'Agostino Lloyd), McFarland 2004; ISBN 0-7864-1514-2.
  • Harold Lloyd's Rogues' Gallery (as Annette D'Agostino Lloyd; private publication), 2005.
  • Harold Lloyd: Magic in a Pair of Horn-Rimmed Glasses. (as Annette D'Agostino Lloyd), BearManor Media 2009; ISBN 978-1593933326.

Contributing Writer/Researcher[edit]

  • "Harold Lloyd: A Look at the Legend", The Silent Film Newsletter, Vol. II, No.5, 1994.
  • "Harold Lloyd: A Comic Genius Learns Comedy", Classic Images magazine, 1995.
  • "Harold Lloyd's Leading Ladies: A Comparative Examination", The Silent Film Monthly, Vol. III, No.6, 1995
  • "Silent Film Comedy as Redefined by Harold Lloyd", Films of the Golden Age (magazine), Winter 1997-98.
  • Catalog for Screen Snapshots (film series) for Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, 1998.
  • Behind the Planet of the Apes, research, Van Ness Films (video documentary), 1998.
  • Lost in Space Forever, research, Van Ness Films (video documentary), 1998.
  • "Silent Cinema's Most Normal Guy", from The Hollywood Archive: The Hidden History of Hollywood in the Golden Age, Angel City Press, 2000.
  • Silent Film Necrology, 2nd Edition by Eugene Michael Vazzana. (Foreword by Annette D'Agostino Lloyd), McFarland 2001, 0-7864-1059-0.
  • Liner Notes from The Harold Lloyd Collection, Vol. 1 (Slapstick Symposium) (as Virginia Lyon), Kino International, 2004.
  • Behind the Silver Screen: Stories from Residents of the Motion Picture & Television Fund Retirement Community (as Contributing Writer), Variety Custom Publishing, 2005.
  • "The Thrill of It All: The Man Who Dared", Variety, Custom Publishing, Commemorative Issue on Harold Lloyd, 2005.
  • "All-American Boy Makes Good: The Life of Harold Lloyd", Variety Custom Publishing, Commemorative Issue on Harold Lloyd, 2005.
  • "Sheen on Dean", Variety Custom Publishing, Commemorative Issue on James Dean, 2005.
  • A Review of "Flickers of Desire: Movie Stars of the 1910's", Quarterly Review of Film and Video, 30:3, 235-40 (ISSN 1050-9208 [Print], 1543-5326 [Online]), 2013
  • "The Moving Picture World: Where Everything Old Is New Again", The Silent Film Quarterly, Fall 2015.
  • Bebe Daniels: Hollywood’s Good Little Bad Girl by Charles Epting. (Foreword by Annette D'Agostino Lloyd), McFarland 2016, 978-1-4766-6374-6.

Documentary Appearances[edit]


  1. ^ "Annette Lloyd". IMDb.
  2. ^ Hollywood Forever Cemetery: The Official Directory, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 2003.
  3. ^ Harold Lloyd: A Bio-Bibliography, "About the Author" (p. 297)
  4. ^ Harold Lloyd: Magic in a Pair of Horn-Rimmed Glasses, BearManor Media, 2009; ISBN 1-59393-332-0.

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