Roach, Hal 1892-1992
Most widely held works about Hal Roach
Most widely held works by Hal Roach
Of mice and men ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in English and held by 778 libraries worldwide
Tells the story about the strange relationship of two migrant workers who are able to realize their dreams of an easy life until one of them succumbs to his weakness for soft, helpless creatures and strangles the farmer's wife.
Laurel & Hardy ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 421 libraries worldwide
Five digitally remastered classics from Hal Roach Studios.
The Harold Lloyd collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
Lloyd sold more tickets than Chaplin and Keaton - and any other silent comedian in the 1920s. Includes 7 short films and 1 feature film covering the period between 1919-1922.
The Little Rascals. The best of Our Gang ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
The Little Rascals get lost in a haunted house; race down a precarious hill in their homemade fire engine; and try to survive an unexpected visit from the famous 'Wild Man of Borneo.'
Laurel and Hardy collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
In The Devil's brother, "Stanlio" and "Ollio" tangle with a notorious robber baron. In Bonnie Scotland, they have misadventures in Scotland and India.
The Little Rascals. The best of Spanky ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Join Spanky and his rascally friends as they discover the strange wonder of a magic lamp, coax their well-to-do pal into a forbidden game of mud football, and put on a splashy musical number - dressed as girls!
The Little Rascals Superstars of Our Gang ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Join Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, and the rest of the Little Rascals as they try to scare off their beloved teacher's suitor; go for an out-of-control cab ride; try strike an unusual deal with a toy store owner - until Petie the dog destroys his shop.
The Little Rascals ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
In the first film the rascals play goofy golf (Didot Diggers); in the second film Spanky and his pirate gang go hunting for treasure (Mama's Little Pirate).
The Charley Chase collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Mum's the word: When a newly married woman conceals something from her husband, that's forgetfulness. When the husband holds out on his wife--that's usually a riot. Long fliv the king: A princess in America on a shopping trip receives a telegram that her father has died. She will be the new Queen, but only if she gets married within 24 hours. Figuring it is safe, she marries a man about to be executed. April fool: Jimmy Jump is a newspaper reporter in love with the managing editor's daughter. It's Monday, April 1st and the staff has a great deal of trouble telling the difference between April Fool's jokes and real events. Mighty like a Moose: Mr. and Mrs. Moose are not pretty. But after he has his teeth fixed and she has her nose done they look great, meet by accident, and don't recognize each other. They make plans for an illicit rendezvous. The only problem: how to keep the spouse from finding out. Crazy like a fox: The story of a father that told his daughter who she could marry. And she told him where he could go. All wet: Jimmie Jump receives a telegram telling him to pick up an important shipment at the train station at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday. No good deed goes unpunished, and Jimmie has a whole lot of trouble getting to the depot.
Laurel & Hardy. II ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Three digitally remastered classics from Hal Roach Studios.
The cook and other treasures ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
The Cook : When a tough guy annoys the pretty cashier, the waiter and a feisty dog come to her defense. A reckless romeo : A philandering husband is caught when his attempts at indiscretion are filmed by a newsreel camerman. Number please: a man chases his girlfriend's dog around a seaside resort, on the roller-coaster and merry-go-round.
The Stan Laurel collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Collection of 15 silent comedy shorts starring Stan Laurel and 2 that he directed.
March of the wooden soldiers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Do-gooders try to help the people of Toyland fight an evil villain.
Laurel & Hardy at work ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
In Towed in a Hole the two fish peddlers decide to catch their own fish, so they buy an old boat at a junk yard and fix it up. In Busy Bodies the boys are working in a sawmill where they are continuously cleaning up their own messes. In the Academy Award-winning film The Music Box Stan and Ollie try to haul a piano up a long, long, tremendous flight of steps. This video includes rare home movie footage and photographs of the boys at work and play collected and narrated by Stan's daughter, Lois Laurel.
Big business ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1900 and 1995 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Laurel and Hardy are selling Christmas trees door-to-door and encounter some sales resistance at one customer's house. A simple "no" evolves into the total destruction of the boys' car, their Christmas trees--and the customer's home--Container.
Topper ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
A sophisticated and playful couple become ghosts and haunt the life of a stuffy banker. A comedy.
A Chump at Oxford ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 130 libraries worldwide
When street sweepers Laurel & Hardy thwart a bank robbery, they're rewarded by a chance to go to Oxford University. Also includes background material on the making of the film and memories of the men by Stan's daughter, Lois Laurel.
Safety last ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1923 and 2006 in English and German and held by 128 libraries worldwide
A young man travels to the big city in search of success. Boasting of his achievements, he resorts to desperate deeds when his fiancee decides to visit him.
Our gang follies of 1938 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
In Follies of 1938, the Little Rascals perform some of their best musical numbers. In School's out, the gang irritate their beautiful teacher, Miss Crabtree. In Bear hunt, the kids experience nature at its best (and worst)!
Hal Roach's Rascals ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Four episodes of the Little Rascals comedy films, plus a documentary collection of telelvision appearances, commercials, and film clips featuring Our Gang.
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Roach, Al, 1892-1992
Roach, Harald E. 1892-1992
Roach, Harold Eugene, 1892-1992
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