Laurel and Hardy / reminds me of contemporary Ant and Dec double act / as best friends on AND off screen / sadly most 'double acts ' fall out as spend too much time working together , like a professional marriage of convenience / and like marriage , works so much better if you are each other's BEST FRIEND with same sense of humour and interests /Laurel and Hardy were best friends who luckily for them ( and us all ) were able to work together too and actually enjoy doing so as enjoyed the…
Laurel and Hardy were one of the most popular and critically acclaimed comedy double acts of the early Classical Hollywood era of American cinema. Composed of thin Englishman Stan Laurel (1890–1965) and large American Oliver Hardy (1892–1957), they became well known during the late 1920s to the mid-1940s for their slapstick comedy, with Laurel playing the clumsy and childlike friend of the pompous Hardy. They made over 100 films together.
Laurel and Hardy. There was a time in the UK when school holidays would bring a host of Laurel and Hardy films on TV. Not so these days, maybe TV programmers think kids have moved on. Sad really but I wouldn't be too sure about that. On a different note; they call Chaplin a genius but I've never really laughed out loud at his stuff. These two guys though: I can't stop laughing!
Laurel and Hardy in Way Out West Talking Film 1937. Laurel and Hardy's films were often on television during the school holidays. So much better than the low-quality imported cartoons our grandchildren are fed!