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Two Tars (1928)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  3 November 1928 (USA)
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Stanley and Oliver, two sailors on shore leave, rent a car and go on a drive with their dates, but soon get involved in a huge traffic jam with dozens of ill-tempered motorists. A minor ... See full summary »

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Stanley and Oliver, two sailors on shore leave, rent a car and go on a drive with their dates, but soon get involved in a huge traffic jam with dozens of ill-tempered motorists. A minor collision sets off an escalating series of tit-for-tat retaliations which eventually has most of the cars in pieces. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Classic Laurel & Hardy
11 November 2003 | by (The Hague, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Laurel & Hardy are two sailors. They take to girl with them on their rented car and end up in a traffic jam. They get hit by another car and the wrecking of cars start. In the end all people there are involved in one big fight.

This is a funny short although for me it had no real big laughs. Nevertheless I enjoyed it very much. Another short classic from Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.


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