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There’s everything from soup to nuts folks – Come and get it!

Welcome to The Laurel & Hardy Blog. This is a place to share your thoughts, ideas and love for the boys and their work. Please feel free to join in the discussion. "Well, now that our troubles are over, where do we go from here...?" There's currently quite a lot of excitement and anticipation within … Continue reading There’s everything from soup to nuts folks – Come and get it!

23. Should Married Men Go Home? (1928)

Filmed during the Spring of 1928, the opening scene of 'Should Married Men Go Home?' is one in contrast to reality. Here we see a picture of domestic bliss, as Ollie and his wife (played by Kay Deslys, returning for a second film in a row) sit cuddling on the sofa, yet behind closed doors … Continue reading 23. Should Married Men Go Home? (1928)

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22. Their Purple Moment (1928)

Forget Silas Barnaby, Walter Long, Noah Young, Tiny Sandford, Charlie Hall, even Jimmy Finlayson. Laurel & Hardy's biggest and certainly most intimidating nemesis had to be their on-screen wives! Although the boys had had female co-stars playing their girlfriends in earlier films and also whilst acknowledging that there would be better examples to come in … Continue reading 22. Their Purple Moment (1928)

A Trip to the Sons of the Desert: Helpmates UK Convention 2018

Buoyed by the recent trip to The Laurel & Hardy Museum in Ulverston (CLICK HERE for the Blog) , I thought it was time to up the ante somewhat and take the 400 mile round-trip to the Holiday Inn, Chatham, for the Sons of the Desert: Helpmates UK Tent's Laurel & Hardy Convention. The Sons … Continue reading A Trip to the Sons of the Desert: Helpmates UK Convention 2018