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Two Tars

Two Tars (1928) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, Charlie Hall, Thelma Hill, Ruby Blaine
Two Tars (1928) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, Charlie Hall, Thelma Hill, Ruby Blaine Two Tars is a classic Laurel and Hardy short film, dealing with a basic concept.  Stan and Ollie are two sailors on leave, who simply want to go on a date with their respective...
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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. The 1929 Laurel and Hardy silent short film, Bacon Grabbers, deals...
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Air Raid Wardens

Air Raid Wardens (1943) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy Synopsis of Laurel and Hardy’s Air Raid Wardens Air Raid Wardens – Proving themselves inept in a series of failed businesses, shortly after opening a bicycle shop Laurel and Hardy go off to enlist, only to be turned down by every...
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The Rounders

The Rounders - starring Charlie Chaplin and Fatty Arbuckle
The Rounders (1914) starring Charlie Chaplin and Fatty Arbuckle A silent film during Charlie Chaplin’s time with the Keystone studio, where Charlie Chaplin and Fatty Arbuckle are inebriated husbands, who after being beaten up by their wives, sneak out for … more drinks!
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Night Owls

Night Owls - Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy try to sneak over the wall onto the Chief's property
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.  Fellow police officers joke that the only way that Kennedy will ever make an...
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Unaccustomed As We Are

Unaccustomed as we are (1929), starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch, Edgar Kennedy
movie review for Laurel and Hardy‘s first speaking film, Unaccustomed As We Are (1929) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch, Thelma Todd, Edgar Kennedy Unaccustomed As We Are is remembered primarily as the first talking film by the great comedy duo of Laurel and Hardy, and this...
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Caught in a Cabaret

Charlie Chaplin with Mabel Normand in Caught in a Cabaret.
Caught in a Cabaret, starring Charlie Chaplin, Mabel Normand originally released April 27, 1914 Another Mabel Normand film where Charlie Chaplin begins to steal the show.  Caught in a Cabaret has Charlie the Little Tramp overworked as a waiter in a cafe, who gets a free hour off from...
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A Film Johnnie

A Film Johnnie (1914) starring Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle, Edgar Kennedy, Ford Sterling, Mabel Normand
A Film Johnnie (1914) starring Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle, Edgar Kennedy, Ford Sterling, Mabel Normand The Charlie Chaplin short film, A Film Johnnie, has Charlie Chaplin’s Little Tramp character as a star-struck movie patron.  He becomes determined to meet the film heroine that he’s become infatuated with at...
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The Star Boarder, starring Charlie Chaplin, Edgar Kennedy

The Star Boarder - Charlie Chaplin and his landlady
The Star Boarder – Charlie Chaplin, originally released April 4, 1914 In The Star Boarder, Charlie Chaplin‘s little tramp character is staying at a boarding house, where he is clearly his landlady’s favorite,  Much to her husband’s (Edgar Kennedy) displeasure.   Barely able to prevent attacking Charlie outright,...
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