Laurel & Hardy
by John McCabe
Laurel & Hardy is the definitive journey through the enchanting world of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. Ever since this engaging team of the dim-witted, wry-faced little man and his fat, florid, and expansively gestured partner came together in films in 1926 until their last film in 1950, there has been a constantly growing group of Laurel and Hardy aficionados througho...more
Published November 3rd 1975 by W. H. Allen
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Best of the Big Screen
20th out of 26 books — 8 voters
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A wonderful book for fans of Laurel & Hardy. It's lavishly illustrated with high-quality photos and film stills from many of their movies and shorts, as well as a synopsis of each. I love looking at the photos--even in film stills, they make me laugh :-)
Wonderful photos....good history....a little too much philosophizing about the "latent homosexuality" between Stan & Ollie sharing a bed in their movie "Laughing Gravy." Would have loved to learn more about their later life, especially their trip to Scotland.