The Chimp

The Chimp, starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Billy Gilbert, James Finlayson
review of The Chimp (1932) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Billy Gilbert Laurel and Hardy’s The Chimp is reminiscent of another of their short films, Laughing Gravy, where the bulk of the film deals with them trying to hide a pet (in this case, a gorilla) from their landlord.  The Chimp begins with Laurel and...
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Scram!

Scram! (1932) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Arthur Housman Scram! begins with Laurel and Hardy in court, on a charge of vagrancy.  It’s a warm, funny bit with Oliver Hardy’s kissing up to the judge, and Stan Laurel inadvertently admitting their guilt.  Since the jail is full the judge kindly gives them one hour to get out...
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County Hospital

County Hospital - chaos due to Stan LaurelCounty Hospital - chaos due to Stan Laurel
County Hospital (1932), starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy Stan Laurel has nothing better to do, so he decides to visit his friend Oliver Hardy, who’s recovering from a broken leg in the hospital.  The introduction is quite humorous, as the clueless Stan looks for Ollie in the wrong places, including...
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Laurel and Hardy poster store

Unaccustomed as we are (1929), starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch, Edgar Kennedy
Laurel and Hardy posters posters of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, famous film clowns – one of the few silent film stars that successfully made the transition to talking films
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Saps at Sea photo gallery

Saps at Sea movie poster - German style (where Stan and Ollie are known as Dick und Doof)
Movie posters from Saps at Sea, starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy – where Oliver is suffering from “€˜hornophobia”€™ and needs complete rest – which he doesn’t find, when an escaped criminal stowaways on board Ollie’s boat.  This was Laurel and Hardy‘s last movie for the Roach Studios, and some fans consider it to be the last “€˜true”€™...
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Laurel and Hardy DVD

Laurel & Hardy DVD - Sons of the Desert, The Music Box, Another Fine Mess, Busy Bodis, County Hospital - digitally remastered
review of Laurel & Hardy DVD (1933) – DVD compilation of Laurel and Hardy’s best talking films – Sons of the Desert, The Music Box, Another Fine Mess, Busy Bodies, County Hospital Editorial review of Laurel & Hardy DVD (1933) – courtesy of Amazon.com For one-stop convenience, you can’t beat...
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Laurel and Hardy Collection, Vol. 2

The Laurel and Hardy Collection volume 2
Laurel and Hardy Collection, Vol. 2 (A Haunting we Will Go / Dancing Masters / Bullfighters)  The Laurel and Hardy Collection volume 2 is a collection of three of the films that Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy made for the 20th Century Fox studio in the 1940’s, after they left the Hal Roach studio where...
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Laurel & Hardy – Air Raid Wardens / Nothing but Trouble

Laurel & Hardy - Air Raid Wardens / Nothing but Trouble
Laurel & Hardy – Air Raid Wardens / Nothing but Trouble  Laurel and Hardy made two films for the MGM studios in the 1940’s – Air Raid Wardens (1943) and Nothing But Trouble (1944).  Both films followed the MGM studio film formula at the time, which was not the best fit for the boys’...
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Laurel and Hardy Collection, Vol. 1

Laurel and Hardy Collection, Vol. 1 (Great Guns / Jitterbugs / The Big Noise)
Review of The Laurel and Hardy Collection, volume 1 (Great Guns / Jitterbugs / The Big Noise)  After Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy left the Hal Roach studios, they made several movies for 20th Century Fox.  Unlike at the smaller Roach studio, Laurel and Hardy were relatively small cogs in a fairly large machine....
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The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case

The Laurel and Hardy Murder Case - Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy meet the detective
The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (1930)  The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case is more of a spoof of the haunted house movie, rather than an actual murder mystery, but the interplay between Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy make it all worthwhile.  The movie begins with Laurel and Hardy fishing off the end of...
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