WorldCat Identities

Parrott, James 1898-1939

Overview
Works: 267 works in 418 publications in 3 languages and 1,462 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Short films  Prison films 
Roles: Director, Performer, Actor, Scenarist, Film editor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.43
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Parrott
The Little Rascals ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Spanky and his rascally friends as they discover the strange wonder of a magic lamp, coax their well-to-do pal into a forbidden game of mud football, and put on a splashy musical number - dressed as girls!
Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy the essential collection : the sound shorts and features from the Hal Roach library ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 149 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 Oliver Hardy collection slapstick symposium ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Better known as the rotund half of the classic comedy duo Laurel and Hardy, Oliver Hardy had an early career as a solo silent comic. This collection of 8 silent comedy shorts reveals the evolution of Hardy's comic mastery as well as showcasing many lesser-known stars of the slapstick era
Laurel & Hardy spooktacular ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ghosts, mad scientists, demented butlers and bloodthirsty matrons are just a few of the frights which bedevil Stan and Ollie in this batch of four horrifically hilarious comedies. Includes rare home movie footage and photographs of Laurel and Hardy at work and play, collected and narrated by Stan's daughter, Lois Laurel
The Little Rascals ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of completely remastered, unedited Our Gang comedies featuring Spanky, Buckwheat, Alfalfa, Stymie, Darla and the rest of the Little Rascals. The 1st: Stymie suggests a cure for a rich kid's stiff neck: a ride in his mule-drawn "taxi," which soon goes out of control. The 2nd: The gang drives everyone crazy at a radio audition. The 3rd: Waldo plays football with the gang instead of practicing the violin. They help him clean up--and how! The 4th: Alfalfa pretends he has a broken shin bone so Butch won't beat him up, but Butch doesn't buy Alfalfa's fake leg
The hoose-gow ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1929 and 2004 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Look who's in the hoose-gow ... why it's Laurel & Hardy, of course! The paddy wagon picked up the boys by accident, but they can't quiet convince the warden that they're innocent. Sent to hard labor, Laurel & Hardy prove that they can be a threat to society in prison as well as out!
Early cinema ( Visual )
in French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two tars ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1928 and 1995 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this silent comedy film sailors on leave, Stan and Ollie, pick up two girls and create a mammoth traffic jam in their rented Model "T"
Laurel & Hardy ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ollie schemes to get Stan out on the town in "Blotto". Fishermen Stan and Ollie buy a real lemon of a boat in "Towed in a hole". "Brats" find Stan and Ollie playing both farmers and sons. The junior members of the families almost break up the long friendship that has existed between their fathers. Everything goes "Hog wild" when Ollie and Stan try to put a radio aerial on the roof
Utopia Best of Laurel & Hardy, volumes 1-3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Utopia, Stan and Oliver travel to London so that Stan can claim an inheritance; "Mud & sand" is a slapstick parody of a Rudolph Valentino film of the same name; "Stan Laurel home movies" is a collection of footage shot during a tour; In The hobo, Oliver tries to keep his sweetheart; "West of Hot Dog" is a western parody; In Oranges and lemons, Stan works in an orange grove; In Should sailors marry?, Oliver is an over-enthusiatic insurance doctor; "The stolen jools" investigates the theft of Norma Shearer's jewelry; In Tribute to a star, Stan is interviewed; In Lucky dog, Stan plays a penniless dog lover and Oliver plays a crook who tries to rob him and his new paramour; In Hop to it bellhop, rival bellboys become involved in robbing a wealthy guest; In The saw mill, rivals battle over the belle of the logging camp; Hard boiled yeggs is a short madcap comedy; In The tree in a test tube, Laurel & Hardy demonstrate the importance of wood conservation for the US Dept. of Agriculture
They go boom! ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1929 and 2004 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oliver is sneezing and wheezing while fighting the dreaded runny nose. He swears is may even become pie-monia. Stan offers to 'help' him, and the inevitable disaster ensues
Laurel & Hardy at work ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this collection of short subjects, Laurel and Hardy are engaged in three different lines of work and fail spectacularly at all three. Also includes home movie footage and photographs of Laurel and Hardy
Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy. the essential collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection contains all of the classic Laurel & Hardy sound-era short subjects and feature films from the Hal Roach Library. Also included are seven rarely seen, expanded foreign film alternate versions, four Laurel & Hardy guest appearance shorts, three theatrical film trailers, and two original release version shorts. Includes commentary by comedians, classic film experts and historians
Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy. the essential collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection contains all of the classic Laurel & Hardy sound-era short subjects and feature films from the Hal Roach Library. Also included are seven rarely seen, expanded foreign film alternate versions, four Laurel & Hardy guest appearance shorts, three theatrical film trailers, and two original release version shorts
The Oliver Hardy collection Eight comedy classics, showcasing an American Slapstick legend ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Better known as the rotund half of the classic comedy duo Laurel and Hardy, Oliver Hardy had an early career as a solo silent comic. This collection of 8 silent comedy shorts reveals the evolution of Hardy's comic mastery as well as showcasing many lesser-known stars of the slapstick era".--Container
Silent comedy classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A selection of silent comedy short films, plus a 1987 film that is a homage to the comedy shorts of Charley Chase
Pardon us by James Parrott ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1931 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A prison spoof in which Laurel and Hardy attempt a daring escape. Their plans are foiled when they find that they have tunneled back into the jail
Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy. the essential collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection contains all of the classic Laurel & Hardy sound-era short subjects and feature films from the Hal Roach Library. Also included are seven rarely seen, expanded foreign film alternate versions, four Laurel & Hardy guest appearance shorts, three theatrical film trailers, and two original release version shorts. Includes commentary by comedians, classic film experts and historians
Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy. the essential collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection contains all of the classic Laurel & Hardy sound-era short subjects and feature films from the Hal Roach Library. Also included are seven rarely seen, expanded foreign film alternate versions, four Laurel & Hardy guest appearance shorts, three theatrical film trailers, and two original release version shorts. Includes commentary by comedians, classic film experts and historians
Their purple moment ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1928 and 2004 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stanley has managed to conceal another three dollars of his paycheck from his wife, while Oliver has just been caught in the same act. Not knowing that his wife has swapped his money for cigar coupons, Stan takes Ollie for a night out-- with hilarious results
 
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Alternative Names
Parrot, James 1898-1939
Parrott, Jimmie 1898-1939
Parrott, Paul 1898-1939
Parrott, Poll 1898-1939
Languages
English (64)
French (2)
Spanish (1)
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