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Finlayson, James 1887-1953

Overview
Works: 146 works in 247 publications in 1 language and 1,655 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Humor  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Silent films  Short films  Motion pictures  Children's television programs  Clay animation films  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Finlayson
Laurel & Hardy by Stan Laurel( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 250 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
The flying deuces by A. Edward Sutherland( Visual )

13 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in English and held by 181 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
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 168 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 Stan Laurel collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 15 silent comedy shorts starring Stan Laurel and 2 that he directed
Big business( Visual )

8 editions published between 1929 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 69 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
The Stan Laurel collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 21 silent comedy shorts starring Stan Laurel
The Lost films of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy the complete collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two tars: Classic retribution comedy set in a rural Model-T traffic jam. Second hundred years: The Boys are determined to escape from prison. Slipping wives: Early short finds Stan playing a masher and Hardy the protective butler. From soup to nuts: Early triumph finds the Boys as servants. Scorching Sands: Early Laurel solo finds Stan spoofing desert adventure flicks. Should tall men marry? Beautiful tinted original print of Stan's final solo outing finds him on a ranch with a troublesome mule
The lost films of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy the complete collection, vol. 5( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a variety of Laurel and Hardy shorts released from 1924 to 1929
The Lost films of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy the complete collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unaccustomed as we are: Stan and Ollie's first "all-talking' picture. Should married men go home? A game of golf with two Babes turns into a riot. Mixed nuts: An "all-star" musical comedy spoofing FDR's New Deal. Sailors beware: Stan is shanghaied aboard Hardy's cruise ship. Double whoopee: "All-talking" version of the great Laurel and Hardy classic in which a hotel footman and doorman are mistaken for visiting royalty, causing havoc among the guests. With love and hisses: Beautifully tinted original print of early Laurel and Hardy team which finds the Boys in the Army, causing trouble for Jimmie Finlayson
The Lost films of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy the complete collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That's my wife: Stan is hilarious in drag as Babe's estranged wife. Flying elephants: Stan and Ollie are cave men competing for the same girl. Putting pants on Philip: Cousin Babe is determined to get visiting Scot Stan our of kilts and into pants and away from girls. Crazy like a fox: Charley pretends to be nuts to escape a pre-arranged marriage. The soilers: Famous Laurel parody of the Yukon tale, "The spoilers." 45 minutes from Hollywood: The first-ever Hal Roach film in which both Laurel and Hardy appeared
The Lost films of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy the complete collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Double whoopee: A hotel footman and doorman are mistaken for visiting royalty, creating havoc for the guests. Early to bed: Ollie inherits a fortune and hires Stan as a butler. Angora love: A goat falls in love with Stan. Sugar daddies: A hysterical comedy with Stan in drag to elude a marriage racket. Roughest Africa: A funny satire on jungle reality pictures. Oranges and lemons: Extremely rare one-reeler features Stan as an irritating orange picker
Way out west by James W Horne( Visual )

13 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boys travel out West to deliver a gold mine deed to the daughter of an old prospector pal, only to be tricked into giving the deed to the wrong girl
Two tars( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailors on leave, Stan and Ollie pick up two girls and create a mammoth traffic jam
The Lost films of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy the complete collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big business: Classic tale of door-to-door Christmas tree salesmen. Do detectives think? Hilarious happenings with dumb dicks on the loose. Call of the cuckoo: Hoping to escape "cuckoo" neighbors, Papa Gimpelwart buys a new house, but the old neighbors show up at the housewarming. Finishing touch: Laurel and Hardy build a house which collapses under the weight of a bird. On the front page: Early comedy shows developing character of "Stan." Hustling for health: Extremely rare Hal Roach comedy shows Stan's earliest work
Our relations by Harry Lachman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1936 and 2004 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Double trouble for Oliver and his buddy Stanley, whose home lives have been peaceful and content until their seafaring adventurous identical brothers arrive. Also features a Charley Chase short, Southern exposure
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
Classic comedy duos the flying deuces ; Gold Rush (cartoon) ; At war with the Army( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying deuces: Wanting to forget the romantic troubles of his past, Ollie persuades Stanley to join the French Foreign Legion with him. Before they know what is happening, Ollie ends up reincarnated as a mule. At war with the Army: Alvin Corwin is low man on the totem pole, and goes from one mishap to another at an army training camp in World War II
Liberty( Visual )

5 editions published between 1929 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escaping from prison, Laurel & Hardy get their pants switched while changing to street clothes in the back seat of a car. They hide in a construction elevator & soon find themselves high above the city, creeping along girders, but still trying to exchange pants
Stan & Ollie( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stan wrecks disaster as a miner but eventually saves a damsel in distress
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Laurel & Hardy
Alternative Names
Finlayson, James H. 1887-1953

Finlayson, James Henderson 1887-1953

Finlayson Jimmie 1887-1953

Finlayson Jimmy 1887-1953

James Finlayson acteur britannique

James Finlayson attore britannico

James Finlayson britischer Schauspieler

James Finlayson Brits acteur

James Finlayson brittisk komiker och skdespelare

Jimmy Finlayson britisk komikar og skodespelar

Jimmy Finlayson britisk komiker og skuespiller

جیمز فینلایسون (بازیگر) بازیگر و کمدین بریتانیایی

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English (68)

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