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Twice Two (1933)

Passed | | Comedy, Short | February 1933 (USA)
Stan and Ollie are married to each other's sisters, and plan a dinner party to celebrate their mutual anniversaries.

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Brain specialist Oliver and his secretary Stanley bicker over listening in on each other's phone calls. Nevertheless, plans procede to celebrate the anniversary of their weddings to each other's sisters. At home, preparations go awry as the two wives also get on each other's nerves. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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George Marshall was slated to direct "Twice Two" and did some pre-production work on the film. But Roach studio management abruptly fired him for falling behind schedule on the previous Laurel & Hardy short, "Towed in a Hole" (1932). Marshall was replaced by L&H stalwart James Parrott, whose drinking and other personal issues were making him unreliable; he never directed the team again. See more »

Goofs

In a scene where Stan is playing Oliver's wife, in the dining room he is wearing frilly sleeves. But when he walks into the kitchen suddenly the sleeves are gone. When he come back to the dining room they are back. See more »

Quotes

Stanley: Fanny.
Mrs. Laurel: What?
Stanley: Would you go to the kitchen and get the horse's radish?
Mrs. Laurel: You go get it yourself. "Horse's radish"! Hmph!
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Edited into Dance of the Cookoos (1982) See more »

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Not their greatest but still a nice Laurel & Hardy comical short.
16 March 2006 | by (Groningen, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

"Twice Two" isn't among the most consistent or hilarious Laurel & Hardy shorts but it still is fun and good enough to watch.

The boys in drag isn't exactly the greatest style of humor. The concept even got a bit tiresome after a while in the movie. The movie goes on for a bit too long with its gags and isn't the best paced Laurel & Hardy short.

Yet the movie is filled with some truly great and well timed moments, that without doubt will make you laugh.

A fun movie but with a far too long stretched out concept and storyline.

7/10

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