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Laurel & Hardy films at MoMA, Nov. 7 and 8

As a (nearly) lifelong Laurel & Hardy buff,  I would be remiss if I didn’t pass along this link to screenings of three of their great short subjects at NYC’s Museum of Modern Art on Nov. 9 more words

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Laurel & Hardy in THE FLYING DEUCES (1939) - Really tisn't better to have loved and lost

(WARNING: Major spoilers abound!)

The Flying Deuces is usually dismissed as one of Laurel & Hardy’s back-burner numbers, but it’s probably their last movie where they operated at “full speed.” As L&H biographer… 523 more words

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Laurel & Hardy in BACON GRABBERS - Radio for help

With Laurel and Hardy, it seems that the simpler the task, the more unlikely it is to be accomplished. In Bacon Grabbers, a local sheriff assigns Stan and Ollie to serve papers on a man (Edgar Kennedy) who is delinquent on his payments for a radio. 208 more words

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History of a School that Failed.

It all started when a friend who was moving back to the States offered me his wide screen TV.  He didn’t want to lug it back, so I was happy to take it off his hands. 773 more words

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Confucius in the Bookshop

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius

A passion shared at Hemingways of Hermanus besides books is to take excursions to interesting secondhand shops and flea markets.  519 more words

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Laurel & Hardy in CALL OF THE CUCKOOS (1927)

After The Second Hundred Years proved a big hit, Laurel and Hardy were rushed into an extremely wacko cameo in Call of the Cuckoos. Along with Charley Chase and James Finlayson, The Boys portray a set of neighbors that drive Mr. 143 more words

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"Like the pines, I am lonesome for you..."

There’s a Laurel and Hardy clip for every mood, every place and every occasion — including a road trip from New Jersey for a stay in  faraway Virginia:

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