Total program approx. 80 min.

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Laurel and Hardy Shorts Program

Silent with live musical accompaniment by Ben Model

PUTTING PANTS ON PHILIP
American J. Piedmont Mumblethunder (Hardy) welcomes his kilt-wearing nephew Philip (Laurel), from Scotland. A trip to the tailor to outfit the lad in a proper pair of trousers does not go smoothly. DIR Clyde Bruckman; SCR Leo McCarey, H. M. Walker; PROD Hal Roach. U.S., 1927, b&w, 19 min, DCP. NOT RATED

THE BATTLE OF THE CENTURY (1927)
The two-reel short featuring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy's epic pie fight scene, long available only as an excerpted fragment, has now been near-completely restored, and is revealed as one of their finest, funniest films. DIR Clyde Bruckman; SCR H. M. Walker; PROD Hal Roach. U.S., 1927, b&w, 19 min, DCP. NOT RATED

FROM SOUP TO NUTS (1928)
Stan and Ollie are hired as waiters for a posh dinner party, which soon devolves into another fine mess. DIR Edgar Kennedy; SCR Leo McCarey, H. M. Walker; PROD Hal Roach. U.S., 1928, b&w, 18 min, DCP. NOT RATED

WRONG AGAIN (1929)
Stable hands Stan and Ollie get wind of a $5,000 reward for the return of the stolen "Blue Boy," which they take to mean the thoroughbred of that name in their care. In fact, the reward is for the famous painting. When they show up at the art collector's mansion with Blue Boy in tow, things take a surreal, hilarious turn. DIR/SCR Leo McCarey; SCR Lewis R. Foster, H. M. Walker; PROD Hal Roach. U.S., 1929, b&w, 20 min, DCP. NOT RATED
Total program approx. 80 min.

AFI Member passes accepted.

Clyde Bruckman, Edgar Kennedy, Leo McCarey
80 Minutes
Comedy

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