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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.


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Thu Jun 26, 2014


"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)


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Oliver Hardy, Country

Tue Dec 03, 2013

Sunday Herald

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.


Related Topix: Oliver Hardy, Comedy Movies, Opinion

Sat Oct 26, 2013

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.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Oliver Hardy, Hollywood, Short, Drama Movies, Musical Movies

Wed Oct 02, 2013

Wirral Globe

'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.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Oliver Hardy, Stan Laurel, Sons of the Desert, Country, Ricky Gervais


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Directed by William A. Seiter

Starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy

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