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Love 'Em and Weep (1927)

 |  Comedy, Short  |  12 June 1927 (USA)
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Old flame (Busch) shows up to blackmail married businessman (Finlayson). He enlists a friend (Laurel) to keep her away from his home and wife. Confusion prevails when she crashes a house ... See full summary »

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Peaches - the Old Flame
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Romaine Ricketts
James Finlayson ...
Titus Tillsbury (as Jimmie Finlayson)
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Judge Chigger
Charlotte Mineau ...
Mrs. Aggie Tillsbury
Vivien Oakland ...
Mrs. Ricketts
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Old flame (Busch) shows up to blackmail married businessman (Finlayson). He enlists a friend (Laurel) to keep her away from his home and wife. Confusion prevails when she crashes a house party. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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Better Husbands Week  »

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Since both Laurel and Hardy appear in the film it is considered an early Laurel and Hardy film despite the fact that Hardy's role is just a bit part, and they barely share any scenes in the film at all. See more »

Goofs

In several instances, Mrs. Tillsbury, refers to her husband, Titus, by the wrong name. After Titus has collapsed in his office, you don't have to be much of a lip-reader to see her exclaim "Jimmy!" referring to actor James Finlayson by his real name, instead of his character name. See more »

Quotes

Romaine Ricketts: [intertitle] Mind if I smoke?
Old flame: I don't care if you burn!
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Remade as Over the Radio (1930) See more »

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Laurel and Hardy
11 March 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Love 'Em and Weep (1927)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

A married man (James Finlayson) gets a call from his old girlfriend threatening to blackmail him so another guy (Stan Laurel) takes her out to make a deal. Oliver Hardy has a small role and it's hard to tell it's him due to his wig and mustache. The film has some good laughs but many of them aren't too big. The film was later remade with L&H working together in Chickens Come Home.

Should Married Men Go Home? (1928)

*** (out of 4)

Laurel breaks up a quiet evening at Mr. And Mrs. Hardy's house but he and Oliver go golfing anyways, which just leads to trouble. This was the first official Laurel and Hardy movie and it works quite nicely. The best moments occurs towards the end of the film with a big mud fight. Another highlight is a gag by the malt stand, which was later borrowed by Abbott and Costello in Buck Privates.


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