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Laurel & Hardy in LEAVE 'EM LAUGHING (1928) - A dental visit was never so funny

From Charlie Chaplin in Laughing Gas (1914) to Steve Martin in Little Shop of Horrors (1986), for decades movie comedians have known that you can’t go wrong exploiting comedy from people’s fear of dentists. 270 more words

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Ulverston and Conishead Priory.

We recently stopped in a cottage by the sea , not far from the market town of Ulverston in Cumbria. You can read about our week away … 501 more words

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Laurel & Hardy in LIBERTY (1929) - Not that there's anything wrong with that

(WARNING: Major spoilers abound!)

According to Laurel & Hardy biographer Randy Skretvedt,┬áLiberty was conceived when an ongoing joke from L&H’s previous film had to be cut. 353 more words

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Laurel & Hardy's WAY OUT WEST (1937) - My kind of Western

I am proud to “re-announce” the revival of Leave ‘em Laughing Tent # 263 — the Jacksonville, FL. chapter of The International Laurel & Hardy Appreciation Society (a/k/a Sons of the Desert). 595 more words

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The Return of Laurel & Hardy to the Jacksonville Beaches area

Like a phoenix risen from the ashes, my Tent has been reconstructed!

Let me explain a few things. A “Tent” is another name for a local chapter of The International Laurel & Hardy Appreciation Society, better known as “Sons of the Desert.” The group is named after the 1934 feature film in which Stan and Ollie lie to their wives so that they can go off to attend their lodge’s annual convention in Chicago. 473 more words

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Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy in OLIVER THE EIGHTH (1934) - A close shave for Ollie

Oliver the Eighth is a lot more plot-heavy (and a bit more macabre) than the usual L&H short. But as scare-comedies go, it’s a darned sight better than The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case. 257 more words

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Laurel and Hardy in "Flying Deuces" (1939)

The Flying Deuces, also known as Flying Aces, is a 1939 comedy film starring Laurel and Hardy, in which the duo join the French Foreign Legion. 23 more words

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