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Laughing Gravy (1930)

Passed | | Short, Comedy | November 1930 (USA)
Stan and Ollie try to hide their pet dog Laughing Gravy from their exasperated, mean tempered landlord, who has a "No Pets" policy.

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Stanley and Oliver try unsuccessfully to keep their pet dog, "Laughing Gravy" hidden from their grumpy landlord, who throws the pooch out into the snow. The rescue and further attempts to hide the dog result in mayhem, which is interrupted by the arrival of a registered letter informing Stanley that he's inherited a fortune from his rich uncle. There's one catch, though: he has to renounce his friendship with Oliver, who the uncle characterizes as a "nitwit." Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Short | Comedy

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Laurel and Hardy: Laughing Gravy  »

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(Western Electric Sound System) (A Victor Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Charlie Hall plays the dog-hating landlord. In real life, he would later adopt one of Laughing Gravy's puppies. See more »

Goofs

The snow and flower pots on Charley Hall's window sill aren't consistent from shot to shot. See more »

Quotes

Ollie: Where are you going?
Stan: [emphatically] I'm gonna get my dog!
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Connections

Alternate-language version of Be Big! (1931) See more »

Soundtracks

You'll Be Sorry Just Too Late
(1907) (uncredited)
Written by Billy Gaston
Sung a cappella by Oliver Hardy in the three-reel version
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Typical Laurel and Hardy
7 January 2004 | by (The Hague, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Laurel and Hardy have some trouble with a landlord who does not allow their dog. The dog is names Laughing Gravy. When the landlord discovers the dog he throws him out on the street in the cold snow. Laural and Hardy have to rescue the dog and make sure the landlord doesn't find out. You can understand the mayhem they will cause.

The typical Laurel and Hardy humor, which is quite amusing, is a little too predictable here. This short gets funnier near the end, but the first half wasn't that good. Well, one little surprise was funny in that first half. Still, I enjoyed it.


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