WorldCat Identities

Hardy, Oliver 1892-1957

Overview
Works: 1,522 works in 3,338 publications in 7 languages and 26,983 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Parodies, imitations, etc  History  Humor  Encyclopedias  Biography  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Dedicatee, Other, Honoree, Narrator, fme
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Oliver Hardy Publications about Oliver Hardy
Publications by  Oliver Hardy Publications by Oliver Hardy
posthumous Publications by Oliver Hardy, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Oliver Hardy
The flying deuces by A. Edward Sutherland ( Visual )
159 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blundering their way through a hitch in the Foreign Legion. Laurel and Hardy manage to get involved in a series of hair-raising adventures while trying to straighten out a tangled love affair between a young officer and his fiance
Laurel and Hardy collection by Harry Sweet ( Visual )
66 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The Devil's brother, "Stanlio" and "Ollio" tangle with a notorious robber baron. In Bonnie Scotland, they have misadventures in Scotland and India
March of the wooden soldiers ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents Laurel and Hardy in a hilarious spoof that takes them to toyland where they try to pay off the mortgage on widow Peep's shoe
Utopia by Léo Joannon ( Visual )
60 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stan and Ollie are shipwrecked on a desert atoll. Living like a pair of Robinson Crusoes, they befriend other survivors and decide that their atoll can become a modern day Utopia
The fighting Kentuckian ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and French and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The daughter of a French general captures the heart of a rugged Kentucky rifleman. However, a powerful man also is determined to win her heart, and the two men soon lock horns. When the Kentuckian discovers that his rival is involved in a scheme to evict the French settlers, war breaks out between the fighting frontiersmen and the displaced French forces
Laurel & Hardy ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three digitally remastered classics from Hal Roach Studios
Laurel & Hardy ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five digitally remastered classics from Hal Roach Studios
Three ages by Buster Keaton ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Three ages] Romantic misadventures from the dawn of man in the Stone Age, through the gladiatorial arenas of Ancient Rome to the city streets of the American Jazz Era. A clever parody of D.W. Griffith's Intolerance. [The goat] Keaton is mistaken for a nefarious gunslinger named Dead Shot Dan. [My wife's relations] A comedy of domestic turmoil that seems to reflect some of the tensions between Keaton and the Talmadges, his real life in-laws at the time
Way out west ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in English and German and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laurel and Hardy are charged by an expiring gold miner with the task of delivering to his daughter the deed to his mine
Saved from the flames 54 rare and restored films 1896-1944 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A unique and wonderful collection of 54 rare and restored short films from the inflammable years of cinema. Movies were once made on nitrate film stock, which has a chemical composition similar to gunpowder and is highly vulnerable to fire and decay. This remarkable seven-hour anthology, organized in eight thematic groups over three DVDs, presents amazing treasures from the vaults of Lobster Films in Paris and from the Blackhawk Films Collection, rescued during half a century of gathering movies from the nitrate era."--Container
The big noise ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The duo play janitors accidentally hired as sleuths to protect a new super-bomb destined for the War Department in Washington, DC. Through a series of crazy misadventures, our heroes end up in a remote-controlled airplane, along with the bomb, and headed straight for trouble
Sons of the desert by William A Seiter ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The boys try to get away from their wives to attend a national convention of "The Son of the Desert."
The Charley Chase collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mum's the word: When a newly married woman conceals something from her husband, that's forgetfulness. When the husband holds out on his wife--that's usually a riot. Long fliv the king: A princess in America on a shopping trip receives a telegram that her father has died. She will be the new Queen, but only if she gets married within 24 hours. Figuring it is safe, she marries a man about to be executed. April fool: Jimmy Jump is a newspaper reporter in love with the managing editor's daughter. It's Monday, April 1st and the staff has a great deal of trouble telling the difference between April Fool's jokes and real events. Mighty like a Moose: Mr. and Mrs. Moose are not pretty. But after he has his teeth fixed and she has her nose done they look great, meet by accident, and don't recognize each other. They make plans for an illicit rendezvous. The only problem: how to keep the spouse from finding out. Crazy like a fox: The story of a father that told his daughter who she could marry. And she told him where he could go. All wet: Jimmie Jump receives a telegram telling him to pick up an important shipment at the train station at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday. No good deed goes unpunished, and Jimmie has a whole lot of trouble getting to the depot
Victor Herbert's March of the wooden soldiers ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laurel and Hardy star as clumsy toy makers who must stop the evil Barnaby and his plot to marry Little Bo Peep
Laurel & Hardy ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight classics from Hal Roach Studios
Be big! ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1930 and 2004 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Be big! (The boys duck out on a vacation with their wives in order to attend a stag party. The lucky dog (silent film): In their first screen appearance together, Stan plays a penniless dog lover and Oilver plays a crook who tries to rob him
Great guns by Montague Banks ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The duo play a chauffeur and a gardener whose hypochondriac employer, a wealthy young man with little experience, is drafted. Convinced that he needs them in order to survive in the service, they join up as well. The Texas cavalry post to which they're all assigned is made far worse for the wear by the presence of these well-meaning troublemakers
Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy the essential collection : the sound shorts and features from the Hal Roach library ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains 10 discs of feature films and short films released between 1929 and 1942. Contains high definition, digitally restored black-and-white versions of films. All films in black and white except The tree in a test tube
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This original 1925 version of "The Wizard of Oz" is slightly different from the MGM version starring Judy Garland. In this film, silent film legend Larry Semon is hilarious as the scarecrow and Oliver Hardy is wonderful as the Tin Woodsman
Big business ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1919 and 1995 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Laurel and Hardy are selling Christmas trees door-to-door and encounter some sales resistance at one customer's house. A simple "no" evolves into the total destruction of the boys' car, their Christmas trees--and the customer's home"--Container
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Hardy.
Hardy, ..., 1892-1957
Hardy, Babe, 1892-1957
Hardy, Cupid 1892-1957
Hardy, Norvell.
Hardy, Norvell, 1892-1957
Hardy, O. N. 1892-1957
Hardy, Oliver Babe 1892-1957
Hardy, Oliver N. 1892-1957
Hardy, Oliver Norvell.
Hardy, Oliver Norvell, 1892-1957
Ollie, 1892-1957
Languages
English (562)
Spanish (19)
German (18)
French (12)
Catalan (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Italian (1)
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