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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(WARNING: Major spoilers abound!)
According to Laurel & Hardy biographer Randy Skretvedt, Liberty was conceived when an ongoing joke from L&H’s previous film had to be cut. 353 more words
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
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
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