Laurel & Hardy short projects: starting with my favourites

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1.
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
 
2.
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
 
3.
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
 
4.
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
 
5.
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
 
6.
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
 
7.
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
 
8.
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
 
9.
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
 
10.
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
 
11.
Liberty (1929 Short Film)
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Two escaped convicts (Laurel & Hardy) change clothes in the getaway car, but wind up wearing each other's pants... (20 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
12.
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
 
13.
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
 
14.
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
 
15.
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
 
16.
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
 
17.
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
 
18.
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.)
 
19.
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.)
 
20.
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
 
21.
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
 
22.
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
 
23.
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
 
24.
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
 
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.
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
 
27.
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
 
28.
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
 
29.
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
 
30.
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
 
31.
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
 
32.
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
 
33.
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
 
34.
The Lucky Dog (1921 Short Film)
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In their first screen appearance together, Stan plays a penniless dog lover and Oliver plays a crook who tries to rob him and his new paramour. (17 mins.)
Director: Jess Robbins
 
35.
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
 
36.
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
 
37.
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
 
38.
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
 
39.
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.)
 
40.
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