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Bonnie Scotland

Bonnie Scotland, starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy
Bonnie Scotland (1935) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson  Bonnie Scotland involves Laurel and Hardy heading to Scotland, where they hope to inherit “Stan MacLaurel’s” inheritance.  We see the pair walking into town as a blacksmith’s anvil hammers out their signature tune.  They check in at a local hotel, where the...
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Our Wife

Our Wife - Dulcy, Oliver Hardy, and Stan Laurel are eloping
Our Wife (1931) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson and Ben Turpin Our Wife begins as the cheerfully chubby Oliver Hardy is preparing to get married to his equally overweight fiancée, Dulcy. Best man Stan Laurel is there, trying to get everything ready for a perfect wedding.  Oliver uses a throat spray bottle as...
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One Good Turn

One Good Turn (1931) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Mary Carr
One Good Turn (1931) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Mary Carr At the beginning of One Good Turn, Laurel and Hardy are victims of the Depression, living on the outskirts of town with their meager possessions – an old, run-down automobile, an older army surplus tent, the clothes on their...
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Pardon Us

Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy in Pardon Us, a Roach Studios production
Pardon Us (1931) starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy – the first Laurel and Hardy feature length movie Pardon Us is Laurel and Hardy‘s first feature length film.  Sent in the middle of Prohibition in the United States, the movie begins with a funny scene where Stan (Stan Laurel) and Ollie (Oliver...
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Saps at Sea

Saps at Sea - Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy working at the horn factory
movie review of Saps at Sea (1940) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Richard Cramer Synopsis of Laurel and Hardy’s Saps at Sea  In Saps at Sea, Oliver Hardy is suffering from “€œhornophobia”€ – the sound of a horn sends him into a maniacal rage, attacking anyone nearby.  Dr. James Finlayson prescribes a quiet rest at...
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Me and My Pal

Me and My Pal - Oliver wants to get married, while everyone else is distracted by the puzzle that Stan brought
Movie review of Laurel and Hardy’s Me and My Pal (1933) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson Me and My Pal, like many of Laurel and Hardy’s best short films, works on one central joke and slowly build up the comedy to a crescendo.  In Me and My Pal, the central joke is,...
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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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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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