John Wayne's second effort as star/producer (after "Angel and the Badman", in 1947), "The Fighting Kentuckian" is a VERY enjoyable tale, set in 1818 Alabama, of coonskin-capped Wayne, part of the Kentucky militia, falling for French immigrant Vera Ralston (in her second film with Duke), and discovering a plot to swindle the French community (composed of ex-officers … Stan Laurel sent Ted Desmond letters and photos, documenting his rise from an unknown British comedy actor in 1913 to one of the biggest names in Hollywood in the 1950s. Februar 1965 in Santa Monica, Kalifornien, USA) war ein britischer Filmkomiker, Drehbuchautor, Regisseur und Produzent, der vor allem als Teil des legendären Komikerduos Laurel und Hardy weltberühmt wurde.. Laurel begann seine Schauspielkarriere in England, … He appeared in 187 films between 1922 and 1942. Stan and Oliver quickly discover that, unlike the employment situation in 1932, jobs are now plentiful and servants are especially in demand due to the war. In 1960, I sat with him in his living room and talked about the old days. With a comedic style that defined an era and created a legacy that is still celebrated today, 58 of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy’s talking shorts and feature films, produced under legendary movie mogul Hal Roach from 1929 through 1940, are now available for the first time in the U.S. all together in one magnificent collection. Hoppe, Harry, born on 11-02-1894 five years after Adolf Hitler (did you know) (see Hitler parents) (see William Hitler) and changed his name on his birthday of 1943, from Arthur in Harry.His nickname was Stan Laurel, while he was a pretty look a like with the English born actor. Stan Laurel's secret jibes at 'mean, cheap' Charlie Chaplin: How the relationship between the two slapstick actors was no laughing matter. His reactions throughout are priceless. Well, he did most of the talking. Stan Laurel [stæn ˈlɔɹəl] (* 16. Kneesy, Earsy, Nosey is a game of coordination and dexterity, which is particularly played by Stan Laurel in the movie Fra Diavolo, to the great despair of Oliver Hardy. In our conversation, he told me about their tour to Great Britain … After ten years of self-imposed exile, incompetent cook Oliver Hardy and bumbling butler Stan Laurel, who hail from a long line of cooks and butlers, return to America to find work. May 29, 2016 - From the film Way Out West, Laurel and Hardy dance to 'I'm into Something Good' by Herman's Hermits. Kneesy, Earsy, Nosey – a do as I do routine. By Leonard Pitt I knew Stan Laurel personally. James Carmody Lankton (August 25, 1884 – October 24, 1942), known professionally as James C. Morton, was an American character actor. Stan (Stan Laurel) and Ollie (Oliver Hardy) have been entrusted to deliver the deed of a gold mine to the deceased prospector's daughter Mary Roberts (Rosina Lawrence).Mary works for her cruel unofficial guardians, Brushwood Gulch saloon owner Mickey Finn (James Finlayson) and his saloon-singer wife, Lola Marcel (Sharon Lynn), who keep her in a slave-like existence … I was only nineteen. Plot. It quickly became a fad shortly after this film was released. Stan Laurel ventured into drag on several other occasions, but never so amusingly as in That's My Wife. Juni 1890 in Ulverston, Großbritannien als Arthur Stanley Jefferson; † 23. The owner of a two-foot high Laurel and Hardy ornament has had the last laugh after smash and grab thieves pinched the ‘'worthless' object.