Our last blog focused on the wonderful 1929 short 'Angora Love'. As well as being a typically funny Laurel & Hardy comedy, it's also a very significant film in Stan & Ollie's canon, as it has the distinction of being the very last silent film they ever made together (with the exception of 'The Tree… Continue reading Tipping the hat to Laurel & Hardy’s Silent Shorts (1921 – 1929)
Just as Laurel & Hardy's 1927 silent short 'Hats Off' was the genesis of their later talkie 'The Music Box' (1932), 'We Faw Down' has the bragging rights of being the inspiration for one of the boys' best loved feature films 'Sons of the Desert' (1933). Further still, not content with being the tiny two-reeler… Continue reading 27. We Faw Down (1928)
Hats Off could be the best Laurel & Hardy film EVER made! Having said that, it could also be the worst...you see the trouble is, it appears that nobody's seen it since it's re-release back in the 1930s! Hats Off is a 'Lost Film' and the only Laurel & Hardy film missing in its entirety… Continue reading 15. Hats Off (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!