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The Second 100 Years (1927)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  8 October 1927 (USA)
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Two convicts (Laurel & Hardy), in an escape attempt, tunnel into the warden's office, instead. They then disguise themselves as painters and walk out the front gate. Needing new clothes, ... See full summary »

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Little Goofy
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Big Goofy
Charlie Hall ...
Convict
James Finlayson ...
Gov. Browne Van Dyke
Otto Fries ...
Lecoque
Rosemary Theby ...
Dinner Guest
Ellinor Vanderveer ...
Countess de Cognac (as Ellinor Van der Veer)
Dorothy Coburn ...
Flapper
Tiny Sandford ...
Guard
William Gillespie ...
Extra
Frank Brownlee ...
Prison Warden
Edgar Dearing ...
Officer
Charles A. Bachman ...
Officer
Bob O'Connor ...
Voitrex (as Bob O'Conor)
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Dinner Guest
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Two convicts (Laurel & Hardy), in an escape attempt, tunnel into the warden's office, instead. They then disguise themselves as painters and walk out the front gate. Needing new clothes, they steal suits from visiting dignitaries, take their places in a limousine, and are delivered back to the same prison for a tour. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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This was the first Laurel and Hardy film to be released by MGM. See more »

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Two L&H shorts
13 March 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Second Hundred Years, The (1927)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Laurel and Hardy play convicts who make an escape but they find themselves in a more dangerous place than prison. There's small laughs scattered throughout this short but in the end the only real highlight is seeing boys with shaved heads.

Call of the Cuckoo (1927)

** (out of 4)

A man (Max Davidson) swaps houses, sight unseen, due to his wacko neighbors. When he moves into the new house it turns out the thing is falling apart in every way possible. The only real highlight is the few scenes with the neighbors who are played by Laurel, Hardy and Charley Chase.


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