Habeas Corpus

movie review of the Laurel and Hardy short film Habeas Corpus (1928)  Habeas Corpus is a very funny Laurel and Hardy short film, although it’s technically not a “silent” movie – there’s a synchronized music soundtrack, but Stan and Ollie only dialog is revealed through cue cards. Habeas Corpus begins with Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy coming to...
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Beau Hunks

Beau Hunks photo - Oliver Hardy and Stan Laurel yelled at by their commander
review of the Laurel and Hardy short film Beau Hunks (1931) starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy Beau Hunks begins with Oliver Hardy singing “The Ideal of My Dreams”, as Stan Laurel cuts an advertisement for fertilizer out of the newspaper and unintentionally cuts the fabric out of Oliver’s upholstery, exposing a spring, which causes Oliver...
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Twice Two

Times Two - Oliver Hardy and Stan Laurel (in drag), with both in dual roles as themselves as well as each other's wife
Laurel and Hardy‘s short film Twice Two (1933) Synopsis of Laurel and Hardy’s short film, Twice Two starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy Brain specialist Oliver Hardy, and his assistant Stan Laurel married each other’s sister a year ago, and phone their wives to plan a special anniversary dinner — but the wives have a special dinner...
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The Midnight Patrol

Colorized photo from The Midnight Patrol, starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy
The Midnight Patrol (1933) Laurel and Hardy short film, starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy Sad to say, The Midnight Patrol was the first Laurel and Hardy movie that I’ve ever seen that I didn’t find very funny.  The basic plot has rookie policemen Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy on patrol, who are notified by the police dispatcher that thieves are...
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Men O’War

Men O'War poster - Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy
Men O’War (1929) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Charlie Hall Men O’War is a Laurel and Hardy short film where Navy sailors Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are on shore leave, and try to pick up a pair of lovely young ladies, and treat them to sodas.  However, Stan only has 15 cents, leaving...
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Another Fine Mess

Another Fine Mess poster- Laurel and Hardy
movie review for Laurel and Hardy’s short film, Another Fine Mess (1930) Another Fine Mess is an early talking Laurel and Hardy short film, and is an extremely funny short film.  The basic plot has Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy on the run from the police, not wanting to go to jail for vagrancy.  They run into a...
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Night Owls

Night Owls (1930) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, James Finlayson After 42 burglaries in a week — with no arrests — police office Edgar Kennedy has his job hanging by a thread.  After fellow police officers joke that the only way that Kennedy will ever make...
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Forgotten Laurel and Hardy film clip found

An unknown Laurel and Hardy film clip, made for MGM distributors (not the general public) has been found, with Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy clowning around with a telescope, as well as their perennial foil, Jimmy Finlayson.  Courtesy of YouTube, here it is:
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