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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


Laurel & Hardy in THE LUCKY DOG (1921) - Film-comedy history in the making

Were it not for its historic, happenstance teaming of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy for the first time, The Lucky Dog would probably be dismissed by film historians as a Fatty Arbuckle knock-off. 270 more words


Charlie Chaplin in THOSE LOVE PANGS (1914) - A fight to the finish

Charlie and his rival (Chester Conklin) are basically engaged in a Popeye-and-Bluto-like p***ing contest to see who can score a woman. First they hit upon their landlady, then they try for women in the park. 48 more words


Laurel and Hardy in THE SECOND HUNDRED YEARS (1927) - Here's another nice prison you've gotten me into!

The Second Hundred Years is gratifying early Laurel & Hardy–characterizations intact all the way through. The Boys are prisoners who happen upon a way out: they see some painters on the prison wards and decide to impersonate them in order to sneak out. 169 more words


Lost 'Sherlock Holmes' Film Discovered

On Wednesday, Kevin Noore, reporter for Yahoo movies, reported that a nearly 100-year-old silent movie, Sherlock Holmes, has been found at the Cinematheque Francaise vault. The french film starred the thespian and American actor William Gillette. 259 more words

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Senior Thesis Part 5: Metropolis (1927)

Discharged from his position as an infantryman during World War I in 1916, Lang worked as a scenarist for Otto Rippert, whose generated crowd and horrific laboratory inspired many of his films. 1,306 more words


One Week - 1920

One Week is a Buster Keaton short with Sybil Seely as his bride. It was the first to be released by Keaton on his own. Before he had been working with… 301 more words

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