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The Bohemian Girl

Laurel and Hardy's comedy, The Bohemian Girl
The Bohemian Girl (1936) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch, James Finlayson, Thelma Todd Many people think of The Bohemian Girl as the answer to the trivia question, “What was Thelma Todd‘s final film?”  €”And that’s a crying shame.  The Bohemian Girl is actually one of my...
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Bonnie Scotland

Bonnie Scotland (1935) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson
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, 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 he...
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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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One Good Turn

Oliver Hardy and Stan Laurel are reduced to begging in One Good Turn
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

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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Men O’War

Men O'War (1929) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Charlie Hall
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, starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Thelma Todd
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 - 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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