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Our Relations (1936)

Passed  -  Comedy  -  30 October 1936 (USA)
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Unbeknownst to Stanley and Oliver, their long-lost twin brothers, sailors Alfie and Bert are in town on shore leave carrying a valuable pearl ring entrusted to them by their ship's captain.... See full summary »

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Joe Grogan -Denker's waiter
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Captain of SS Periwinkle
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Mrs. Betty 'Bubbles' Laurel (as Betty Healy)
James Finlayson ...
Finn - The Chief Engineer
Iris Adrian ...
Alice
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Lily
Ralf Harolde ...
Gangster Boss
Noel Madison ...
Second Gangster at Pirate's Club
Arthur Housman ...
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Unbeknownst to Stanley and Oliver, their long-lost twin brothers, sailors Alfie and Bert are in town on shore leave carrying a valuable pearl ring entrusted to them by their ship's captain. All four get involved in multiple cases of mistaken identity as a gang of hoodlums try to steal the ring Stanley and Oliver wind up with their feet in cement, about to be dumped into the harbor. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Fast Furious Funny Full-Length Feature

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Release Date:

30 October 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Double Trouble  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In order for the audience to distinguish both sets of twins, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy were announced with "The Ku-Kus", while Bert and Alf were identified by "Sailor's Hornpipe". See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Betty Laurel: I'll have a nice Welsh Rarebit.
Joe Grogan: One Welsh Rarebit.
Stan: With cheese.
Joe Grogan: With...
[stares malevolently at Stan]
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Connections

Referenced in Kovanaama (1954) See more »

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Ku-Ku
(uncredited)
(Laurel & Hardy Theme Song)
Music by Marvin Hatley
In the score often the film
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Shakespeare updated
13 April 1999 | by (Birmingham, England) – See all my reviews

This film has an unusually complex plot for a Laurel and Hardy film. It is reminiscent of A Comedy Of Errors. In addition to playing Stanley and Oliver, the pair also play their long lost brothers Alf and Bert. The comedy fizzes along nicely although the film overall is lacking in classic moments. The main problem is that the characters of the two pairs of brother are not sufficiently differentiated so the viewer is often as confused as the characters in the film between Stanley and Oliver and Alf and Bert. The new print is generally excellent, although there are a few lapses of continuity.


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