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Sons of the Desert (1933)

Well, here’s another fine mess you’ve gotten me into. 

When I was a kid Laurel & Hardy were a mainstay of the local lending libraries and I viewed many of their pictures from Bonnie Scotland to Flying Deuces to Saps at Sea.   624 more words


The Laurel and Hardy Bookcase

Many words have been spilled documenting and explaining the lives and careers of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy and there are plenty of books out there to delve into. 408 more words


Way Out West

Dir: James W. Horne, 1937


It has to be said, that they don’t make comedies like they used to. That’s not to say that there aren’t any good comedies today, because there is. 328 more words

Christmas Musical Monday: Babes in Toyland (1934)

It’s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals.
In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. 1,148 more words

Musical Monday

No time for Levity. It's Laurel and Hardy in "Beau Hunks" (1931).

An oddity this one.  It’s a four reeler, which is a format Stan and Ollie never attempted before or since.  It’s too long for a “short” and too “short” for a feature. 1,088 more words

"We haven't eaten for three whole days... yesterday, today, and tomorrow." Laurel and Hardy in "One Good Turn" (1931)

One Good Turn is a very average sort of Laurel and Hardy 2 reeler, which means that it’s very wonderful and delightful indeed.  It’s another Depression era story in which two well-intentioned men with no real marketable skills are reduced from having very little to having nothing. 1,030 more words

Friday Film Review: Blotto.

This week’s film is the 1930 pre-code Hollywood comedy ‘Blotto’, starring the comedic duo Laurel and Hardy. The film starts with a brief opening title and jumps right into the film. 1,304 more words