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The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case ()


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It looks like the boys won't need to fish off the end of the pier to feed themselves any longer when Stanley's rich uncle Ebenezer Laurel dies, leaving a large estate. But when he and Oliver arrive for the reading of the will, they learn... See more »

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Butler (uncredited)
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Nervous Relative at Window (uncredited)
Jack Rube Clifford ...
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Old Relative (uncredited)
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Young Relative (uncredited)
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Housekeeper (uncredited)
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Art Rowlands ...
Theater-goer Relative (uncredited)
Tiny Sandford ...
Policeman (uncredited)

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James Parrott

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H.M. Walker ... (dialogue) (as H. M. Walker)
 
Stan Laurel ... () (uncredited)

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Hal Roach ... producer (uncredited)

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George Stevens ... (photographed by)
Walter Lundin ... (uncredited)

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Richard C. Currier ... (as Richard Currier)

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Elmer Raguse ... recording engineer

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Ham Kinsey ... stunt double: Stan Laurel (uncredited)
Cy Slocum ... stunt double: Oliver Hardy (uncredited)

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E. Truman Joiner ... grip (uncredited)

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William Axt ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Marvin Hatley ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Nathaniel Shilkret ... composer: stock music (uncredited)

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Hal Roach ... presenter
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Plot Summary

It looks like the boys won't need to fish off the end of the pier to feed themselves any longer when Stanley's rich uncle Ebenezer Laurel dies, leaving a large estate. But when he and Oliver arrive for the reading of the will, they learn that Ebenezer was murdered, and that Stan, along with all the other relatives, is a prime suspect. Written by Paul Penna

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Taglines Mr. Laurel and Mr. Hardy decided they needed a rest -- They had been out of work since 1921. See more »
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Also Known As
  • La maison de la peur (France)
  • Spuk un Mitternacht (Germany)
  • Noche de Duendes (Spain)
  • L'eredità (Italy)
  • Noite de Paz (Brazil)
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Trivia This is the first short film in which Oliver Hardy says to Stan Laurel, "Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into!" See more »
Goofs Stan is standing in the hall of Laurel Mansion with wet patches on his jacket from the rain outside, but when he goes up stairs he's dry. See more »
Movie Connections Alternate-language version of Feu mon oncle (1930). See more »
Soundtracks Ku-Ku See more »
Crazy Credits Opening credits prologue: Mr. Laurel and Mr. Hardy decided that they needed a rest - - * They had been looking for work since 1921 - See more »
Quotes Oliver: Where were you born?
Stanley: I don't know.
Oliver: Fancy not knowing where you were born!
Stanley: Well, I was too young to remember.
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