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The Laurel & Hardy Encyclopedia

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From film synopses to critical evaluations, from discussions of never-released footage to analyses of recurring themes, here is everything a Laurel and Hardy fan could want. With more than 1,000 entries and illustrations, this comprehensive guide includes details on video releases, film discoveries, and rare artwork.

Paperback, 304 pages
Published June 30th 2003 by Batsford
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Scott
Sep 08, 2011 Scott rated it liked it
By its very nature this proved to be a very dry text. Little of the fun of Luarel and Hardy is communicated but this is made up for with masses of detail about their films and lives. In particular details of foreign and edited versions of the films are solid as are biographies of the bit players and behind the scenes personnel who participated in their films.

I felt that I gained a good grasps of their lives and works even is some of the film summaries were a little long winded when more detail
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Aug 19, 2012 Shaun rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Fantastic read for fans of probably the best duo ever in my opinion. Very informative. In the days of the Internet this information is readily available however I do use this book to look up episode information etc and it is very useful and informative.
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A treasure-trove of good solid info on one of filmdom's major comedy teams -- highly recommended!
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