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11. Flying Elephants (1927)

What on earth is going on here??! I'd obviously been lulled into a false sense of security! After watching 'Do Detectives Think?' it seemed to all intents and purposes that Hal Roach and his studio team had hit the jackpot. The magic of the Laurel and Hardy characters had been identified, albeit there were still… Continue reading 11. Flying Elephants (1927)

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10. Do Detectives Think? (1927)

At LAST!! As enjoyable as the first eight films were, this looks and feels like a proper Laurel & Hardy film! It's funny really that when you've watched the first films from the Lucky Dog forward to this point (and of course being teased in Duck Soup), and you then watch 'Do Detectives Think?' it's… Continue reading 10. Do Detectives Think? (1927)

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8. Sailors Beware! (1927)

I really like 'Sailors Beware!' Yes, it has all the frustrations of the majority of the pre-team films, primarily to do with the boys being cast as opponents of sorts and not portraying the fully developed Stan and Ollie characters that we want them to. But, there are some very funny gags, a great cast with super… Continue reading 8. Sailors Beware! (1927)

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7. With Love and Hisses (1927)

Filmed March 14 to March 30, 1927                                                                                                 … Continue reading 7. With Love and Hisses (1927)