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That's My Wife (1929)

Oliver stands to inherit a large fortune from his rich Uncle Bernal, with the condition that he be happily married. But when Mrs. Hardy walks out just before Uncle Bernal is due for a visit... See full summary »

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Lloyd French

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Leo McCarey (story), H.M. Walker (titles)
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Stan Laurel ... Stan
Oliver Hardy ... Ollie
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Oliver stands to inherit a large fortune from his rich Uncle Bernal, with the condition that he be happily married. But when Mrs. Hardy walks out just before Uncle Bernal is due for a visit, Stanley is pressed into duty (and into drag) to impersonate Oliver's loving spouse. He's convincing enough to earn a pass or two from a drunk at a nightclub, but when a stolen necklace gets dropped down his dress, attempts to recover it disclose Stanley's true gender. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Comedy | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 March 1929 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Apresento-lhe a Minha Esposa See more »

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Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Mono | Silent

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1.33 : 1
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The Best Laurel & Hardy of them all
4 May 2004 | by vicdruSee all my reviews

Undoubtedly the most hilarious Laurel & Hardy of all - but that's just my opinion. The first time I saw this film I was literally crying from laughter, especially during the lost necklace/dance sequence in the restaurant. Laurel in drag as Hardy's wife is absolutely priceless! No matter how many times I see it, I still laugh out loud, thank heaven for DVD and for Laurel & Hardy for leaving us with so much laughter and happiness!


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