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Putting Pants on Philip

Putting Pants on Philip - movie poster - Oliver Hardy, Stan Laurel
Putting Pants on Philip (1927) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy The basic plot of Putting Pants on Philip deals with the stuffy J. Piedmont Mumblethunder (Oliver Hardy) meeting his Scottish nephew, Philip (Stan Laurel) at the docks, where he”€™s arriving for a visit.  One of the funniest bits of the movie...
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Bacon Grabbers

Bacon Grabbers - Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy
Bacon Grabbers (1929) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, Charlie Hall If you’re familiar with the current reality TV series “Repo Men”, you should be warned that, back in 1929 the term “Bacon Grabbers” meant repossession men, or repo men. The 1929 Laurel and Hardy silent short...
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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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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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