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Our Relations (1936)

Approved | | Comedy | 30 October 1936 (USA)
Unbeknownst to Stanley and Oliver, their long-lost twin brothers, sailors Alfie and Bert are in town on shore leave carrying a valuable pearl ring entrusted to them by their ship's captain.... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Stan Laurel / Alf Laurel
... Oliver 'Ollie' Hardy / Bert Hardy
... Joe Grogan -Denker's waiter
... Captain of SS Periwinkle
... Mrs. Daphne Hardy
Betty Brown ... Mrs. Betty 'Bubbles' Laurel (as Betty Healy)
... Finn - The Chief Engineer
... Alice
... Lily
... Gangster Boss
... Second Gangster at Pirate's Club
... Drunk
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Unbeknownst to Stanley and Oliver, their long-lost twin brothers, sailors Alfie and Bert are in town on shore leave carrying a valuable pearl ring entrusted to them by their ship's captain. All four get involved in multiple cases of mistaken identity as a gang of hoodlums try to steal the ring Stanley and Oliver wind up with their feet in cement, about to be dumped into the harbor. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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30 October 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Double Trouble  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

At 4'9" and under a hundred pounds, Daphne Pollard was, almost literally, half the size of screen husband Oliver Hardy. She more than made up for the size differential in frostiness, and portrayed Mrs. Hardy in several films. See more »

Goofs

Ollie orders two more beers which, when they arrive, are mostly froth, but in the next scene they're mostly beer. See more »

Quotes

Lily: What are you looking so innocent about?
Stan: I'm not so innocent.
Mrs. Betty 'Bubbles' Laurel: You bet you're not! And if you're as guilty, as I think you are, you ought to be ashamed of yourself!
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Referenced in Kovanaama (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

Sailing, Sailing (Over the Bounding Main)
(1880) (uncredited)
Music by Godfrey Marks
In the score when the S.S. Periwinkle docks
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Shakespeare updated
13 April 1999 | by See all my reviews

This film has an unusually complex plot for a Laurel and Hardy film. It is reminiscent of A Comedy Of Errors. In addition to playing Stanley and Oliver, the pair also play their long lost brothers Alf and Bert. The comedy fizzes along nicely although the film overall is lacking in classic moments. The main problem is that the characters of the two pairs of brother are not sufficiently differentiated so the viewer is often as confused as the characters in the film between Stanley and Oliver and Alf and Bert. The new print is generally excellent, although there are a few lapses of continuity.


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