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Stanley and Oliver are adopted by a runaway goat, whose noise and aroma in turn get the goat of their suspicious landlord. Attempts to bathe the smelly animal result in a waterlogged free-for-all.

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Lewis R. Foster

Writers:

Leo McCarey (story), H.M. Walker (titles)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Stan Laurel ... Stan
Oliver Hardy ... Ollie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harry Bernard Harry Bernard ... Policeman
Charlie Hall Charlie Hall ... Neighbor
Edgar Kennedy ... Landlord
Charley Young Charley Young ... Mr. Caribeau
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Storyline

Mercantile owner Mr. Caribeau believes that his favorite goat, Penelope, who is tied up outside his store, has been stolen. In reality, Penelope escaped on her own doing. Penelope ends up in the possession of Stan and Ollie, who learn that she is believed to have been stolen but who Penelope won't leave alone regardless. So Stan and Ollie decide to take Penelope home to their room at the hotel apartment. Keeping her in their room may be a problem as they sneak her in in the middle of the night and as their room is right above the bedroom of their strict landlord. She being in their room leads to one misadventure after another for Stan, Ollie, the landlord and another tenant. But the fact of the police still believing Penelope to be stolen may put an end to Penelope's association with Stan, Ollie and the rest of the people in the building... that is unless Penelope has other ideas. Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 December 1929 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A torkos kecske See more »

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Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Mono (music and sound effects)| Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The goat's name is Penelope. See more »

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opening title card: The dramatic story of a goat - a strong dramatic story.
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Featured in Silent Clowns: Laurel and Hardy (2006) See more »

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Let's Don't and Say We Did
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Music by Leon Flatow
Lyrics by Phil Ponce
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Funny Short from Laurel and Hardy
9 March 2016 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Angora Love (1929)

*** (out of 4)

Funny two reeler has Oliver Hardy and Stan Laurel walking out of a pastry shop when a goat begins to follow them. They eventually lose the animal but two nights later he's back and the duo has to take them to their hotel room where chaos follows since the landlord is in the room below them.

This film was remade by Laurel and Hardy as LAUGHING GRAVY and that there is considered by many fans and critics to be one of the best movies the two men ever made. This one here isn't quite as good as that film but there are still enough funny moments here to make the film worth watching. The one thing I noticed while watching this is how good a sport both men were and especially during the scenes where they're trying to give the goat a bath. They really get their hands dirty so to speak and these scenes get some of the biggest laughs as does the water fight towards the end.


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