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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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Edgar Kennedy ...
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Thelma Hill ...
Brunette girl
Ruby Blaine ...
Blonde girl
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Harry Bernard ...
Truck driver
Chet Brandenburg ...
Motorist
Baldwin Cooke ...
Motorist
Edgar Dearing ...
Motorcycle policeman
Frank Ellis ...
Motorist
Helen Gilmore ...
Motorist
Clara Guiol ...
Motorist
Charlie Hall ...
Shopkeeper
Jack Hill ...
Motorist with mattress
Fred Holmes ...
Motorist
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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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Thomas Benton Roberts created several break away cars for this film, including one that fell apart when a certain wire was pulled. See more »

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Hilarious Laurel and Hardy...Their Best Silent!
28 March 1999 | by (Baltimore, Maryland) – See all my reviews

TWO TARS (1928) is probably the best silent Laurel and Hardy ever made. It is hilarious. From the opening lamp-post gag, to the gumball machine, to the hilarious traffic jam and finally the train ending, this movie really is a rib-tickler. It's one of the greatest comedies ever made! Thelma Hill and Ruby Blaine are the girls, and Edgar Kennedy is the motorist whose car Laurel and Hardy promptly tear to shreds.


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