Jun 28, 2014
Hal Roach centennial to be celebrated
The Hollywood Museum has just announced a new exhibit celebrating "100 years of Hal Roach Studios," the studio that gave us such comic legends as Harold Lloyd, Laurel and Hardy , and Our Gang , as well as Charley Chase, Thelma Todd, and other timeless movie comedians.
"100 Years Of Hal Roach Studios" Showcased at the Hollywood Museum
The Hollywood Museum unveils its new exhibit, " 100 Years of Hal Roach Studios: Laurel & Hardy, 'Our Gang' and Harold Lloyd " in honor of the Hollywood icon's centennial, opening to the public July 5 to August 31. The exhibit contains authentic photos, costumes and props from the rich history of Hal Roach Studios and the legendary talents that ... (more)
A nice mess of Stan and Ollie is long overdue
WHEN my old dad was in hospital earlier this year, I wanted to take him a bag of hard-boiled eggs and nuts.
Finding Laurel and Hardy, Charley Chase talkies, movie character actresses
What would happen if Laurel and Hardy's long-lost 1927 silent short subject, "Hats Off," were suddenly found? Once the idea popped into my head, it was hard to let go-instead of dismissing it, I created a work of fiction involving a group of real film historians and L&H experts, some of whom I knew quite well.
'Fez-tastic' tribute to Stan and Ollie at Royal Court
THERE are so many impeccably delivered lines here that you feel you really are watching pompous sometimes bewildered Oliver Hardy and the happy - but hapless - Stan Laurel.