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)
By 1921 both Stan Laurel and Oliver (Babe) Hardy had a string of solo films behind them, released by various movie studios. Babe was in supporting roles, usually cast as a villain (or 'Heavy') and Stan was the headliner of his own series of comedies, trying to carve out a career as a leading star, … Continue reading 1. The Lucky Dog (1921)
Welcome to The Laurel & Hardy Blog. This is a place to share your thoughts, ideas and love for the boys and their work. Please feel free to join in the discussion. "Well, now that our troubles are over, where do we go from here...?" The recent successful release of the dramatised biopic by director … Continue reading There’s everything from soup to nuts folks; Come and get it!