Silent Movie Reviews

Silent Film Reviews – 1928

“Leave ‘Em Laughing” *** Released 28th January 1928, Laurel and Hardy proved how laughter can be infectious, even during the silent era. Stan is keeping Ollie awake at 3am with toothache and so Ollie provides him with a hot water … Continue reading

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Silent Film Reviews – 1929

“Liberty” *** Released 26th January 1929, “Liberty” is Laurel and Hardy’s answer to Harold Lloyd’s spectacular clock-dangling sequence in “Safety Last!” (1921). The scenes that include Stan and Ollie attempting to change their trousers were originally filmed for their previous … Continue reading

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An introduction to our silent movie reviews.

Laurel and Hardy made 106 films together and this included 33 silent films. An enthusiastic Laurel and Hardy fan would find it fascinating to view all of these films and watch them develop from their solo careers into the wonderful … Continue reading

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Silent Film Reviews – 1927

“The Lucky Dog” * Released 1st December 1921, this is the first film that Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy appear in together. Stan is kicked out by a landlady “whose heart is harder than her mattress.” He later encounters some … Continue reading

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