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They Go Boom! (1929). They really do. This Laurel and Hardy title does what it says on the tin.

There is only one set for this film, unless you count an ensuite bathroom as a separate set.  Outside this room, all is darkness.  There might not even be an outside world. 752 more words

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I remember that chubby face and thin voice as it was yesterday.

They were part in everyday life, of the simple living rich of smiles. 249 more words

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Laurel and Hardy, a comedy duo that is still making us laugh nearly 100 years after their first film release in 1921. I think though to be fair, they will always make future generations laugh with their easy watching comedy. 803 more words

Berth Marks (1929). Laurel and Hardy and the Comedy of Confined Spaces.

As I tell students year after year – “nearly all of you are used to far more personal space and guaranteed privacy than nearly all of your great-grandparents”.   741 more words

Unaccustomed as we are... Laurel and Hardy's first sound film in 1929.

Imagine not knowing what Laurel and Hardy sound like?  Imagine being in a cinema in 1929, watching the brilliantly titled “Unaccustomed as We Are” starring Laurel and Hardy speaking publicly for the first time?   886 more words

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For me and my sister, the summer holidays at primary school were all about going to my Grandma and Grandad’s house and being fed, for me, cheese sandwiches on the thickest, fluffiest white bread you’ve ever seen with a side of Pork ‘n’ Beans and for my sister, tuna sandwiches with wotsits. 604 more words


Repo Men. Original and Best. Laurel and Hardy in "Bacon Grabbers" (1929).

I suppose everybody has their favourite bit of obsolete slang.  I believe mine is “Bacon Grabbers” – a term used in the 1920s and 30s in the United States to describe those with legal authority from the Sheriff’s Office to repossess property if monthly payments are long overdue.   900 more words