Dick Van Dyke and Stan photobombed by
Stan with Norman Wisdom.
This months images are mostly taken
from the best recently posted on Facebook, credit is given to the
original posters where possible.
Courtesy of Laurel Hardy Archive.
Presstext: TWO CLOWNS WHO NEVER GROW OLD. The fabulous
LAUREL and HARDY; beloved clowns for two generations and still
packing the cinemas and theaters. Here to tour Britain with their
show the two old timers gave a press reception at their London
hotel to-day upon their arrival from America. Oct. 13th
1953. Photographer: PAUL POPPER
Posted by Antony Mitchell-Waite.
The Laurel and Hardy Forum brings us this snap of Stan and
Ollie relaxing in Blackpool, 1932.
Dublin's Olympia Theatre, September
1953. If memory serves me correctly this was posted by Liam
With Jimmy Durante
Sent to us by Gino Dercola. Gino
states: Fellow Son, Ray Faiola, of Them Thar Hills Tent, New
York, has passed along a really nice photo (below) of Hal Roach in
a Vitaphone projection room.
The man kneeling in the foreground of
the image is Elmer R. Raguse, sound engineer mostly associated
with the Hal Roach Studios. He was nominated for eight Academy
Awards in the categories Best Sound Recording and Best Effects.
Below is a picture of the Roach sound truck from the collection of
Craig Raguse who shares images form his grandfathers collection on
Michael Ehret brings us this rare
Shared by Sjaak Bolder.
Mike David posted this on The Nutty Nut
News Network Facebook page adding: The photo is a rare still
of Henry (Kleinbach) Brandon as Silas Barnaby in 1934's "Babes in
Mike also posted this adding: the
Boys and Toyland residents look on as Silas proposes to Little Bo
From the Laurel Hardy Archive:
"Behind the scenes" with JOHN WAYNE in THE FIGHTING KENTUCKIAN
Dave Lord Heath wrote: My random
"Did you know?" post of today is: Charlie Hall in PARDON US.
As well as the dentists' assistant, he also is seen at around 27
minutes into the film delivering the beans to the prison.