Angora Love, as well as being a typically funny Laurel & Hardy comedy, is 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 in a Test Tube' (1943), but that doesn't really… Continue reading Tipping the hat to Laurel and 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 'seed'… Continue reading 27. We Faw Down (1928)
Filmed August 19th to August 29th, 1927, Released November 5th, 1927 Produced by Hal Roach, Directed by Hal Yates, Supervised by Leo McCarey Photographed by George Stevens, Titles by H.M. Walker Main Cast: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Anita Garvin, Dorothy Coburn Last seen during its re-release back in the 1930s, Hats Off! now… 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!