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The Lucky Dog (1921)

In their first screen appearance together, Stan plays a penniless dog lover and Oliver plays a crook who tries to rob him and his new paramour.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Stan Laurel ... Brash young man accused of dognapping
Florence Gilbert ... Poodle owner
Oliver Hardy ... Masked bandit who confronts Laurel
Jack Lloyd Jack Lloyd ... Boyfriend
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edward Jefferson Edward Jefferson ... Butler
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In their first screen appearance together, Stan plays a penniless dog lover and Oliver plays a crook who tries to rob him and his new paramour.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 1921 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Laurel und Hardy im Flegelalter See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sun-Lite Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(uncut)

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Made in 1919, not released until 1921. See more »

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Traffic can be seen going backwards when Stan almost gets hit by a streetcar. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Columbo: How to Dial a Murder (1978) See more »

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I got shorted
3 December 2003 | by knsevySee all my reviews

I can't complain too much, since I picked up 14 Laurel & Hardy films for $6, but I am disappointed in this cut. The movie is missing the entire second half, cutting off at the point where Stan has Babe stuck in the plank fence.

This version (Platinum Disc) is also totally without title cards, so it lacks the infamous line 'Put 'em both up, insect, or I'll comb your hair with lead!' that marked the first dialogue to take place between the greatest comedy team who ever made movies.

Still, for six bucks, I'm glad to have even this fragmentary version, though I will certainly seek the full film, in the future.


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