The end of 1927 heralded a significant threat to Laurel & Hardy's careers, just as they were starting to take off. 'Leave 'Em Laughing' was released at the end of January 1928 but was written and filmed in October of the previous year - the very same month that saw the release, by Warner Bros.,… Continue reading 18. Leave ‘Em Laughing (1928)
Filmed: October 5 to October 29, 1927 Released: December 31, 1927 Produced by: Hal Roach Directed by: Clyde Bruckman Photographed by: George Stevens Titles by: H.M. Walker Main Cast: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Noah Young, Charlie Hall, Eugene Pallette, Dorothy Coburn, Anita Garvin It’s widely acknowledged that 1927 is… Continue reading 17. The Battle of the Century (1927)
One step forward and two steps back. That's how I can only describe the team's development when it comes to 'Love 'Em and Weep'. Ollie's action in this film is very limited indeed, with only about 45 seconds, or so, of screen time and hardly appearing in the same shot as Stan at all. In… Continue reading 5. Love ‘Em and Weep (1927)
Welcome to the official home of The Laurel & Hardy Blog. The place to discover all you need to know about the films of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. Each month I publish a new blog discussing a film in the Laurel and Hardy chronology. You can share your thoughts, ideas and love for the… Continue reading There’s everything from soup to nuts folks; Come and get it!