Laurel & Hardy - There's going to be a fight

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This short is from the last released Laurel and Hardy movie. It was actually originally filmed in 1928-1929 as a short, and later reworked into the 1939 feature film "Block-Heads." Enjoy this classic slapstick from two of its masters!

Laurel & Hardy - Jitterbugs - Part 1

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Laurel and Hardy were a comedy double act during the early classical Hollywood era of American cinema. The team was composed of thin Englishman Stan Laurel (1890–1965) and heavyset American Oliver Hardy (1892–1957). They became well known during the late 1920s through the mid-1940s for their slapstick comedy. In this segment, they find themselves stranded in the middle of nowhere without any gas. As Ollie says, a wartime C-Card (a card reserved for people essential to the war effort) wouldn't be of any use.

Laurel & Hardy - Jitterbugs - Part 2

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Just when Laurel and Hardy think they really might be stranded, a stranger comes along with exactly the right thing to help.

Laurel & Hardy - Jitterbugs - Part 3

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Laurel and Hardy get caught up in con — selling the “Little Wonder Gas Pill,” an answer to gas rationing.

Laurel & Hardy - Jitterbugs - Part 4

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The Little Wonder Gas Pills sell like hotcakes in Midvale but a customer's displeasure forces Laurel, Hardy, and Mr. Wright to make a hasty getaway. There's also a stowaway in the trailer.

Laurel & Hardy - Jitterbugs - Part 5

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Chester Wright and Susan Cowan return to Midvale and pay a visit to the lawyer who was unwittingly caught up in the flimflam. Wright hatches a plan to right the wrong, a larcenous plan at that.

Laurel & Hardy - Jitterbugs - Part 6

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Wright's elaborate plan to get the money back from Corcoran, the swindler who cheated Susan's mother, is set into action. "Kale," "mazuma," "moola," "lettuce," and "hay" are some of the slang words for money that the characters use in this segment.

Laurel & Hardy - Jitterbugs - Part 7

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Dorcas feigns a fainting spell and lures Laurel into her hotel room. She suggests they have a Sazerac, a New Orleans cocktail made with either rye whiskey or cognac, together with water, sugar, and bitters or absinthe.

Laurel & Hardy - Jitterbugs - Part 8

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Oliver and Dorcas get acquainted in the hotel room while Stan hides under the furniture. Susan worries that Chester may double-cross her, and Chester does seem to be plotting something.

Laurel & Hardy - Jitterbugs - Part 9

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Mary Lou and Oliver dance about the hotel room and are interrupted by her husband.

Laurel & Hardy - Jitterbugs - Part 10

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Oliver pretends that he's the Sheriff from Midvale County when he confronts Mary Lou's husband about the swindling of Mrs. Audrey Cowan. From under the chaise lounge, Stan saves the day.

Laurel & Hardy - Jitterbugs - Part 11

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Susan rehearses at the riverboat nightclub, singing “I've Gotta See for Myself” about “the will-o-the-wisp they call love.” A will-o-the wisp is something that is ghost-like and elusive. Vivian Blaine, who plays Susan Cowan, went on to star in the debut of Guys and Dolls on Broadway

Laurel & Hardy - Jitterbugs - Part 12

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Stan loses at poker and is asked to play a role that he has misgivings about. However, with some coaching from Oliver, Stan admirably rises to the occasion.

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