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Twice Two (1933)

Passed  -  Comedy | Short  -  25 February 1933 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Mr. Stan Laurel / Mrs. Sandy Hardy
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Oliver Hardy / Mrs. Fanny Laurel
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Short

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25 February 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Les joies du mariage  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This would be the final Laurel and Hardy film for their veteran director James Parrott. 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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Creative, Though Slow-Paced
9 July 2001 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

In "Twice Two", Laurel and Hardy each play a dual role, with the idea being that they have each married the other one's sister. It's a creative setup, and they are both pretty good as the spouses. (The men do the acting, with the voices dubbed in by women.) Most of it takes place as the four have dinner together, and plays off of the tangled relationships among them. It is slower paced than usual, and is not really as funny as their best films. It's still worth watching, although it is probably of interest primarily to those who are already Laurel and Hardy fans.


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