The Very Best Of Laurel & Hardy

The best Laurel & Hardy shorts and films. I have watched them all since I was about 4 and used to tape them off the tele. I am now 25 and have them all on DVD so I believe I know more than most when it comes to the boys. This is just my opinion. All comments are welcome.
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1.
Night Owls (1930 Short Film)
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After getting lambasted by the Police Chief for the 42 unsolved robberies committed on his watch, Officer... (21 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
“ My personal Favourite. Only 20 minutes but an absolute classic. In particular when Stan sets fire to the curtains whilst trying to burgle a house and then when there inside, what’s the first thing he picks up? A music box ha-ha. It has me in bits every time. ” - MickyBurns
 
2.
Way Out West (1937)
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Stan and Ollie are charged with delivering the deed to a valuable gold mine to the daughter of a dead prospector... (64 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
 
3.
Sons of the Desert (1933)
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When Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise while they're actually going to a convention, the wives find out the truth the hard way. (68 mins.)
 
4.
The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (1930 Short Film)
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It looks like the boys won't need to fish off the end of the pier to feed themselves any longer when Stanley's rich uncle Ebenezer Laurel dies... (30 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
5.
A Chump at Oxford (1940)
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As a reward for capturing a bank robber, Stan and Ollie get scholarship to Oxford, but are met with resentment by other students. (63 mins.)
Director: Alfred Goulding
 
6.
The Music Box (1932 Short Film)
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Like the legendary Sisyphus, deliverymen Laurel and Hardy struggle to push a large crated piano up a seemingly insurmountable flight of stairs. (29 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
7.
Pack Up Your Troubles (1932)
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The boys' Army buddy, Eddie Smith, is killed in the trenches in France, leaving his baby girl an orphan... (68 mins.)
 
8.
Pardon Us (1931)
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Two guys end up in prison after attempting to sell beer to a policeman during Prohibition. (56 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
9.
The Devil's Brother (1933)
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Two wannabe bandits join the service of a dashing nobleman, who secretly masquerades as Fra Diavolo, a notorious outlaw. (90 mins.)
 
10.
One Good Turn (1931 Short Film)
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Stan and Ollie are down on their luck and beg at an old lady's house for food. While they are eating... (20 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
 
11.
Our Relations (1936)
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Unbeknownst to Stanley and Oliver, their long-lost twin brothers, sailors Alfie and Bert are in town... (73 mins.)
Director: Harry Lachman
 
12.
Brats (1930 Short Film)
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Laurel and Hardy's bid for a quiet evening of checkers and pool is constantly interrupted by their squabbling brats little Ollie and little Stanley. (21 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
13.
Berth Marks (1929 Short Film)
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Big-time (so they think) vaudeville stars Stanley and Oliver take the train to Pottsville, their next booking... (19 mins.)
Director: Lewis R. Foster
 
14.
The Bohemian Girl (1936)
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A band of Gypsies are camped outside the walls of Count Arnheim's palace. Oliver's wife kidnaps the Count's daughter Arline... (71 mins.)
 
15.
Scram! (1932 Short Film)
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Ordered out of town by angry Judge Beaumont, vagrants Stanley and Oliver meet a congenial drunk who invites them to stay at his luxurious mansion... (20 mins.)
Director: Raymond McCarey
 
16.
Saps at Sea (1940)
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Oliver suffers a nervous breakdown as a result of working in a horn factory, but when he follows doctor's orders about sea air, he finds an ex-con is aboard. (57 mins.)
Director: Gordon Douglas
 
17.
Oliver the Eighth (1934 Short Film)
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Barbershop owners Stanley and Oliver both answer a personal ad from a rich widow seeking a husband.... (27 mins.)
Director: Lloyd French
 
18.
Block-Heads (1938)
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It's 1938, but Stan doesn't know the war is over; he's still patrolling the trenches in France, and shoots down a French aviator... (57 mins.)
 
19.
Come Clean (1931 Short Film)
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The Hardys, hoping to avoid having the Laurels drop in and spoil their quiet evening, pretend not to be home when the couple inevitably call... (20 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
 
20.
Their First Mistake (1932 Short Film)
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Mrs. Hardy is irate that her husband Oliver spends more time with his friend Stanley than with her. Oliver decides to adopt a baby... (21 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
21.
Busy Bodies (1933 Short Film)
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Stan and Ollie do battle with inanimate objects, their co-workers, and the laws of physics during a routine work day at the sawmill. (19 mins.)
Director: Lloyd French
 
22.
Me and My Pal (1933 Short Film)
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It's the morning of Oliver's wedding to oil baron Peter Cucumber's daughter. While waiting for the taxi to take them to the ceremony... (20 mins.)
Director: Charles Rogers
 
23.
The Live Ghost (1934 Short Film)
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A gruff sea captain, who absolutely detests the word "ghost," is having trouble manning his ship because of the rumor it's... (20 mins.)
Director: Charles Rogers
 
24.
Men O'War (1929 Short Film)
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Two sailors on leave, Stanley and Oliver meet two girls at a park and invite them to have a soda. Unfortunately... (20 mins.)
Director: Lewis R. Foster
 
25.
Them Thar Hills (1934 Short Film)
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Stan and Ollie take a trip into the mountains ('the high multitude') so that Ollie can recover from gout... (20 mins.)
Director: Charles Rogers
 
26.
Tit for Tat (1935 Short Film)
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Stan & Ollie have set up their own electrical repair store. Unfortunately, for them, the grocery store... (19 mins.)
Director: Charles Rogers
 
27.
Another Fine Mess (1930 Short Film)
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Two homeless vagabonds hide out in a vacant mansion and pose as the residents when prospective lessees arrive and try to rent it. (28 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
28.
Beau Hunks (1931 Short Film)
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Jilted by his girlfriend, "Jeanie-Weenie," Oliver joins the Foreign Legion to forget, bringing Stanley along with him... (37 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
 
29.
Helpmates (1932 Short Film)
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Oliver's house is in a shambles after a wild party, and his wife is due home at noon. He calls Stanley to help him fix the place up... (20 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
30.
Thicker Than Water (1935 Short Film)
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Oliver's in trouble with his wife after missing a payment on their furniture, having given the money to Stanley... (21 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
 
31.
The Hoose-Gow (1929 Short Film)
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Stanley and Oliver protest that they were only bystanders to the raid, but are hauled off to a prison labor camp anyway... (18 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
32.
Be Big! (1931 Short Film)
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On their way to the train station with their wives for a vacation in Atlantic City, Stanley and Oliver... (28 mins.)
 
33.
Any Old Port! (1932 Short Film)
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In need of funds, Hardy happens to meet an old friend, now a boxing promoter, and volunteers "Battling Laurel" as the team's prizefighter, only to discover their opponent in the ring is a fearsome old nemesis. (20 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
 
34.
Chickens Come Home- (1931 Short Film)
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Ollie is running for mayor when an old flame (Mae Busch) tries to blackmail him with a old photo ('just the same old apple-cheeked boy')... (30 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
 
35.
Going Bye-Bye! (1934 Short Film)
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Stan and Ollie give evidence which convicts vicious gangster Butch. They plan to leave town and advertise for a traveling companion to share expenses... (21 mins.)
Director: Charles Rogers
 
36.
The Fixer Uppers (1935 Short Film)
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Door-to-door greeting card salesmen Stanley and Oliver call upon Mrs. Pierre Gustave, a woman distraught over her husband's neglect... (21 mins.)
Director: Charles Rogers
 
37.
Laughing Gravy (1930 Short Film)
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Stan and Ollie try to hide their pet dog Laughing Gravy from their exasperated, mean tempered landlord, who has a "No Pets" policy. (21 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
 
38.
Twice Two (1933 Short Film)
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Stan and Ollie are married to each other's sisters, and plan a dinner party to celebrate their mutual anniversaries. (20 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
39.
The Midnight Patrol (1933 Short Film)
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Novice policemen Stanley and Oliver, eating lunch in their patrol car, nearly have their spare tire stolen by a thief and his sassy partner... (20 mins.)
Director: Lloyd French
 
40.
Unaccustomed As We Are (1929 Short Film)
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Oliver invites his friend Stanley over for a nice home-cooked meal, but Mrs. Hardy wants nothing to do with it and walks out... (21 mins.)
 
41.
Towed in a Hole (1932 Short Film)
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Although they are successful fishmongers, Stan convinces Ollie that they should become fishermen too, but making a boat seaworthy is an easy task. (21 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
42.
A-Haunting We Will Go (1942)
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Stan and Ollie get involved with con men, crooks, a genial magician, and two interchangeable coffins with disastrous but funny results. (68 mins.)
Director: Alfred Werker
 
43.
County Hospital (1932 Short Film)
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In the hospital with a broken leg Ollie is visited by Stan, who brings him hard-boiled eggs, nuts, and total mayhem. (19 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
44.
Perfect Day (1929 Short Film)
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Plans for a nice Sunday picnic seemed doomed even before Stanley and Oliver and their families get into the car... (19 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
45.
Our Wife (1931 Short Film)
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Oliver's plans to marry his hefty sweetheart go awry when the girl's father gets a load of her intended groom... (20 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
 
46.
The Flying Deuces (1939)
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Oliver is heartbroken when he finds that Georgette, the inkeeper's daughter he's fallen in love with... (69 mins.)
 
47.
Blotto (1930 Short Film)
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Stan fakes receiving a telegram so he can go to a club with Ollie and a bottle of his unsuspecting wife's liquor, but she overhears his plans. (26 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
48.
Dirty Work (1933 Short Film)
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Chimney sweeps Stanley and Oliver go about their job, reducing Professor Noodle's living room to a shambles in the process... (19 mins.)
Director: Lloyd French
 
49.
Hog Wild (1930 Short Film)
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Ollie can't find his hat, much to the amusement of his wife and maid. Then Ollie and Stan attempt to install a rooftop radio antenna. (19 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
50.
They Go Boom! (1929 Short Film)
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Stanley's attempts to treat Oliver's cold include dropping a swab down his friend's throat, applying a mustard plaster to his rump, and inflating the air mattress from the gas jet until it has Oliver pressed against the ceiling. (20 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
51.
Swiss Miss (1938)
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Stanley and Oliver are mousetrap salesmen hoping to strike it rich in Switzerland, but get swindled out of all their money by a cheesemaker... (73 mins.)
 
52.
The Chimp (1932 Short Film)
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Two bumbling circus performers inadvertently help drive the circus into ruin and then end up in possession of a flea circus and an oversized chimp. (25 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
53.
Below Zero (1930 Short Film)
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In the dead of winter, street musicians Stanley and Oliver aren't getting much business in a run-down neighborhood... (20 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
54.
Big Business (1929 Short Film)
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Ollie and Stanley are two Christmas Tree sales reps who get into one of their usual mutual destruction fights with a homeowner. (19 mins.)
 
55.
Habeas Corpus (1928 Short Film)
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Loony scientist (Carle) hires Laurel and Hardy to raid the cemetery to keep him supplied with dead bodies for his experiments. (20 mins.)
 
56.
The Bullfighters (1945)
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Bumbling detective Stan Laurel disguises himself as a famous matador in order to hide from the vengeful Richard K. Muldoon, who spent time in prison on Stan's bogus testimony. (61 mins.)
Director: Mal St. Clair
 
57.
The Dancing Masters (1943)
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Two bumbling dance teachers help an awkward inventor sell his new invention and facilitate his romance with a beautiful socialite. (63 mins.)
Director: Mal St. Clair
 
58.
Great Guns (1941)
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Laurel and Hardy join the army. They are hardly soldiers, but they believe their employer will need them now he's drafted. (74 mins.)
Director: Montague Banks
 
59.
Jitterbugs (1943)
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The boys team up with a likable con man to help a pretty singer's mother who's been taken in by swindlers. (75 mins.)
Director: Mal St. Clair
 
60.
The Big Noise (1944)
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During World War II Stan and Ollie find themselves as improbable bodyguards to an eccentric inventor and his strategically important new bomb. (74 mins.)
Director: Mal St. Clair
 
61.
Utopia (1951)
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Heading for a newly inherited island, the boys are shipwrecked and marooned on an atoll which has just emerged from the sea... (100 mins.)
Director: Léo Joannon
 
62.
Nothing But Trouble (1944)
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Two bumbling servants are hired by a dizzy society matron to cook and serve a meal to visiting royalty. (69 mins.)
Director: Sam Taylor
 
63.
Air Raid Wardens (1943)
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Two bumblers, failures as businessmen and air raid wardens, stumble across a nest of Nazi saboteurs bent on blowing up the local magnesium plant. (67 mins.)
Director: Edward Sedgwick