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Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy Classics 3: Silent & DVD
Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy Classics 3: Silent &

Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy Classics 3: Silent &

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Laurel and Hardy ('The Boys' as they are affectionately known) are the most recognized comedy duo the cinema has produced. The film that introduced them as the "Stan and Ollie" characters we know so well today was 1927's Do Detectives Think?. Before that,Stan Laurel (from England) and Oliver Hardy (from America) had long solo careers, as this collection of rare and hilarious comedies shows.Hardy entered movies in 1913, Laurel in 1917. Stan often played sharp-witted types, and Ollie "heavies" or villains (often with comics Billy West or Larry Semon). By the mid-1920's, both were employed at the Roach Studios, still playing different roles, with Laurel also gag-writing and even directing Charley Chase, James Finlayson, Our Gang - and Oliver Hardy!BR&Producer Hal Roach played "comic roulette," teaming his stars in the hopes of hitting box office gold. The Boys make their first appearance together in Lucky Dog, but it will be another ten years before they truly become a team. This collection shoes the comic genius of two great performers on the road to fame - Mr. Laurel and Mr. Hardy.Short Kilts (1924) with Stan Laurel, James Finlayson: The clans collide when the McPhersons invite the McGregors over for supper. Trouble starts between Stan and Fin over a game of musical chairs... nothing a bowl of haggis and a punch in the eye can't fix!Smithy (1924) with Stan Laurel, James Finlayson: After being discharged from the army, Smithy (Stan) gets a job building houses. Construction becomes destruction when his old sergeant (Finlayson) shows up!Along Came Auntie (1926) with Oliver Hardy, Vivien Oakland: Talk about desperate housewives! Deeply in debt, Vivien rents a room to Ollie, her first husband. When her rich, divorce-hating
Title: Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy Classics 3: Silent &
Genre: Comedy-Classic
Starring: Wallace Beery, Dorothy DeBorba, Oliver Hardy, Jack Hill, Eddie Kane, Buster Keaton, Stan Laurel, J. Farrell MacDonald, Shirley Jean Rickert, Edward G. Robinson
Director: William C. McGann
Studio: Alpha Video
Release Date: 2/22/2005
Product Type: DVD
Rated: NR
UPC: 089218468192
Item #: ALP004681

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