23. Should Married Men Go Home? (1928)

Filmed during the Spring of 1928, the opening scene of 'Should Married Men Go Home?' is one in contrast to reality. Here we see a picture of domestic bliss, as Ollie and his wife (played by Kay Deslys, returning for a second film in a row) sit cuddling on the sofa, yet behind closed doors … Continue reading 23. Should Married Men Go Home? (1928)

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22. Their Purple Moment (1928)

Forget Silas Barnaby, Walter Long, Noah Young, Tiny Sandford, Charlie Hall, even Jimmy Finlayson. Laurel & Hardy's biggest and certainly most intimidating nemesis had to be their on-screen wives! Although the boys had had female co-stars playing their girlfriends in earlier films and also whilst acknowledging that there would be better examples to come in … Continue reading 22. Their Purple Moment (1928)

A Trip to the Sons of the Desert: Helpmates UK Convention 2018

Buoyed by the recent trip to The Laurel & Hardy Museum in Ulverston (CLICK HERE for the Blog) , I thought it was time to up the ante somewhat and take the 400 mile round-trip to the Holiday Inn, Chatham, for the Sons of the Desert: Helpmates UK Tent's Laurel & Hardy Convention. The Sons … Continue reading A Trip to the Sons of the Desert: Helpmates UK Convention 2018