Most widely held works about Stan Laurel
Most widely held works by Stan Laurel
The flying deuces ( Visual )
124 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 938 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 & Hardy ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 607 libraries worldwide
Five digitally remastered classics from Hal Roach Studios.
Utopia ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 419 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.
Laurel and Hardy collection ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 360 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 )
21 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 314 libraries worldwide
Presents Laurel and Hardy as hapless employees of Toyland's toy factory who room in old Mother Peep's shoe. Faced with eviction Mother Peep needs to raise money for her mortgage, but the boys' plan to get the money from the toy maker goes awry.
Way out west ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 244 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.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Dr. Jekyll, an idealistic London doctor, has a weakness for experiments which take him to the boundaries of human consciousness and experience. When Sir George Carew, father of the girl Jekyll loves, accuses him of being afraid of temptation, he finds a drug which allows him to separate the evil side of his personality from the good; as Edward Hyde, he embarks upon a career of crime.
Saved from the flames 54 rare and restored films 1896-1944 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 204 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.
Sons of the desert ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Stan and Oliver want to go to a Chicago convention, but kid their wives that they are going on a cruise for health reasons. From there on, they encounter one hilarious complication after another.
Victor Herbert's March of the wooden soldiers ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Musical comedy with Laurel and Hardy in a story that takes them to Toyland where they try to pay off the mortgage on Widow Peep's shoe.
The big noise ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 184 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.
Be big ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1930 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 174 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.
Laurel & Hardy. II ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Three digitally remastered classics from Hal Roach Studios.
A Chump at Oxford ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 147 libraries worldwide
When street sweepers Laurel & Hardy thwart a bank robbery, they're rewarded by a chance to go to Oxford University. Also includes background material on the making of the film and memories of the men by Stan's daughter, Lois Laurel.
The Stan Laurel collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Collection of 15 silent comedy shorts starring Stan Laurel and 2 that he directed.
The music box Helpmates ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1932 and 1987 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
The music box revolves around Laurel and Hardy's efforts to deliver a piano as a birthday present for an unsuspecting victim, Billy Gilbert (30 min.). In Helpmates, Stan tries to help Ollie cover-up the mischief he's created while his wife's off visiting her mother in Chicago (20 min.).
Big business ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1919 and 2009 in English and German and held by 140 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.
Great guns ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 137 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 need 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.
March of the wooden soldiers formerly Babes in toyland ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 136 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.
Laurel & Hardy volume two ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Eight classics from Hal Roach Studios.
Air pilots Animated films Bibliography Biography Children's films Comedians Comedy films Comedy films Criticism, interpretation, etc. Documentary films Drama Encyclopedias Feature films Feature films Fiction films Films for the hearing impaired France France.--Armée.--Légion étrangère Friendship Good and evil Great Britain Hardy, Oliver,--1892-1957 History Human experimentation in medicine Humor Husband and wife India Industrial films Laurel, Stan Motion picture actors and actresses Motion pictures Musical films Musical films Nonfiction films Police Political films Promotional films Rogues and vagabonds Scotland Short films Short films Silent films Silent films Storage and moving trade Thieves Toys Trick films United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired World War (1939-1945)
Jefferson, Arthur S. 1890-1965
Jefferson, Arthur Stanley.
Jefferson, Arthur Stanley, 1890-1965
Jefferson, Stan, 1890-1965
Laurel, Arthur Stanley Jefferson
Laurel, Stan Jefferson 1890-1965
Laurel, Stanley 1890-1965
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Multiple languages (14)
Scottish Gaelic (1)