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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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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

Oliver: Baby, how about we go out to dinner?
Stanley: [butting in] That's a good idea. Let's go to Foo-Yung's and get some sukiyaki.
Oliver: "Sukiyaki." Hmph!
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Connections

Edited into Dance of the Cookoos (1982) See more »

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Unique Laurel and Hardy
15 November 2006 | by (France) – See all my reviews

I think this film has some amazing acting. As others have noted, Laurel plays himself and also his own sister. Hardy does the same. But - the women characters they portray are different to the male Laurel and Hardy. The women characters are not Laurel and Hardy "in drag". They really are playing 4 different people.

The dubbing of the women's voices is perfect, in my opinion. The women who dubbed the voices really capture the feeling of Laurel and Hardy. They are great. The syncronicity of the dubbing is awesome.

I also think the photography - scenes when the four characters are having dinner together - is great. They really create the illusion of four separate people talking and bickering.

I don't want to risk spoiling anything for anyone and so I will not describe any of the truly funny scenes featuring each of these characters.

Suffice it to say that the film is very funny.


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