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Double Whoopee (1929)

Stanley and Oliver, in their new jobs as footman and doorman at a ritzy hotel, wreak their usual havoc on the guests, including partially undressing a swanky blonde guest and repeatedly ... See full summary »

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Lewis R. Foster (as Lewis Foster)

Writer:

H.M. Walker (titles)
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Complete credited cast:
Stan Laurel ... Stan
Oliver Hardy ... Ollie
Jean Harlow ... Swanky Blonde
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Stanley and Oliver, in their new jobs as footman and doorman at a ritzy hotel, wreak their usual havoc on the guests, including partially undressing a swanky blonde guest and repeatedly escorting a haughty Prussian nobleman into an empty elevator shaft. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Comedy | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 May 1929 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Agli ordini di sua altezza See more »

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Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Hans Joby (aka Captain John Peters), who successfully lampooned Erich von Stroheim in this film, had been von Stroheim's double, and repeated all his nuances and characteristics. See more »

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Title Card: Broadway - Street of a Thousand Thrills...
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Edited into Laurel and Hardy's Laughing 20's (1965) See more »

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Funny, and surprisingly sexy
26 August 1999 | by skad13See all my reviews

"Must" viewing for all Stan and Ollie fans, as they make short shrift of an upscale hotel. It's also worth viewing for what is surely the only erotic moment in a Laurel & Hardy fan, as Stan causes Jean Harlow to inadvertently lose her dress. In R-rated terms it's nothing, but for 1929, it's pretty darn


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