Great Photos of Stan Laurel and/or Oliver Hardy

Number three hundred and six in a series…

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For those of you who enjoyed seeing Politiquerias here earlier today, Turner Classic Movies will be running it following the American version, Chickens Come Home, on January 18, which happens to be Oliver Hardy's birthday.

It will be followed by Blotto, then by the Spanish version of that film, La Vida Nocturna. Then come two other American shorts — Be Big! and Laughing Gravy — which were jointly remade as the French film, Les Carottiers, which will air after them. In each case, Laurel and Hardy shot the film(s) in English, then went back and redid them reading foreign dialogue off a blackboard. All three foreign versions include scenes that were never in any English production. I'll remind you when we get closer to that date.