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12. Sugar Daddies (1927)

Sugar Daddies heralded the start of a new era for all at the Hal Roach Studios, as it was  the first film to be distributed under the newly negotiated deal with Hollywood giants MGM. As Randy Skretvedt explains, unlike Roach's previous distributors Pathe Exchange, MGM could throw a LOT of money at Roach's new projects… Continue reading 12. Sugar Daddies (1927)

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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)