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Hal Roach Studios

Overview
Works: 709 works in 1,167 publications in 1 language and 12,653 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Short films  Political films  Buddy films  Juvenile works  Silent films  Horror films  Television programs 
Roles: Producer, Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hal Roach Studios
Of mice and men by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

11 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of two migrant workers trying to realize their dreams of owning a ranch until one of them succumbs to his weakness for soft, helpless creatures and strangles the farmer's wife
Stephen King's Children of the corn( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It began on a quiet Sunday in Gatlin, Nebraska. That was the day the children slaughtered all the grownups. Isaac, the boy preacher, told them that He Who Walks Behind the Rows was pleased, and three years later the children still follow Isaac and his evil teenage disciple, Malachai. When a young couple accidentally drive into Gatlin, they begin to discover the town's terrible secrets and become part of the children's bloody mission
Lizzie McGuire( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes 4 episodes from the popular TV show
Lizzie McGuire by Terri Minsky( Visual )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lizzie discovers love is a many splintered thing when the crush is on. All the girls try to keep their hearts in the right place when a handsome new teacher from Scotland lights up the halls. Then, Lizzie tries to manage Larry's crush on her and her longtime longing for Ethan is met with "let's just be friends". Celebrate the ups and downs of teen life
The Lost films of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy : the complete collection( Visual )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a variety of Laurel and Hardy shorts released from 1919 to 1929
The Harold Lloyd comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films of actor and occasional stuntman Harold Lloyd, many made for the Hal Roach Studios, and others for his own Harold Lloyd Corporation. Digitally remastered, restored, and rescored, this collection contains fifteen feature films including Safety Last!, ten shorts, and a bonus disc containing a treasure chest of extras including Harold Lloyd's home movies, interviews, featurettes, and much more
Laurel & Hardy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five digitally remastered classics from Hal Roach Studios
Fashionably Lizzie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes 4 episodes from the popular TV show
The color of friendship by Lindsey Haun( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mahree Bok lives on a farm in South Africa. Her father is a policeman who cannot hide his joy when activist Steve Biko is caught by the South African authorities. Piper Dellums is the daughter of a US congressman from California and who lives in a nice home in Washington DC. When Mahree is chosen to spend a semester at the Dellums' house, she doesn't expect that her host family would be black. Nor do her hosts suspect that she is not a black South African
Lizzie McGuire( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First, join Lizzie, family and friends as they have a close encounter of the Aaron Carter kind when crashing a holiday video shoot. Next, Lizzie's in the middle when famous Frank Muniz visits Hillridge. Then, her unfinished parade float is adorned by Santa Steve Tyler of Aerosmith, and Doris Roberts redefines the "grand" in grandmother as she pays Gordo a visit
Meet John Doe by Frank Capra( Visual )

11 editions published between 1941 and 2003 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reporter Ann Mitchell builds a naïve but willing drifter into a national hero: the champion of the common man. Then they discover that her publisher has a secret political agenda for exploiting John Doe's popularity -- and if the don't co-operate, he'll crush them
Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy : the essential collection : the sound shorts and features from the Hal Roach library( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 10 discs of feature films and short films released between 1929 and 1942. Contains high definition, digitally restored black-and-white versions of films. All films in black and white except The tree in a test tube
The Little Rascals : Superstars of Our Gang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member 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
Laurel & Hardy( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three digitally remastered classics from Hal Roach Studios
The Little Rascals( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fly my kite: When Dirty Dan tries to take away Grandma's retirement fortune, it's the kids and Pete the Pup to the rescue. Honkey donkey: Spoiled rich kid Wally invites the gang and their pet mule to his mansion. Beginner's luck: Spanky's reciting Shakespeare in a talent show but he can't seem to get his lines out. Reunion in rhythm: The grammar school is putting on a musical with all your favorite songs and stars. Hook and ladder: No sooner does the gang start their own fire department than they've got their own fire. First round-up: The gang decides to go camping and they've brought along everything but their courage. Teacher's beau: The gang's teacher, Miss Jones, is leaving to get married just when they were starting to like her. Hearts are thumps: Spanky, Alfalfa and Buckwheat start the infamous "He-man Women-Haters' Club."
Topper returns by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

10 editions published between 1941 and 2003 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third of the Topper films, based on Thorne Smith's fantastic novel, is an 'old dark house' spoof. Joan Blondell returns in ghostly form and enlists Topper's help in order to solve her own murder
Who killed Doc Robbin( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of kids involve themselves in a mysterious murder trail when an understanding old man and friend of theirs is the chief suspect. In search of clues they spend most of their time in a scientist's creepy mansion where they are faced with many hair-raising encounters
The Little Rascals( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teacher's Pet: It's the first day of school and the gang isn't ready for readin', writin' or their new teacher Miss Crabtree. Jackie, Chubby and Farina decide to "welcome" her with gifts of sneezing powder, red ants and a mouse. School's out: Now it's the last day of school and Jackie's developed a big crush on Miss Crabtree. Worried that she'll "go and get married" Jackie's ready to do anything to keep her- like "scaring the pants off" a stranger who comes calling. Readin' and Writin': "Learn that poem learn that poem" is ringing in school-skipping Brisbane's head. Why is his conscience bothering him? Spooky Hooky: The gang is in for some mighty frights when they have to retrieve their "doctored" doctor notes from school in the middle of the night! Spanky, Alfalfa, Buckwheat and Porky must brave thunder, lightning, wind, rain and each other to make the grade. Sprucin' up: The gang hates to clean- and it shows yet, they scrub themselves silly after meeting the new truant officer's daughter. Now supremely spruced, Spanky and Alfalfa attempt to impress with a battle of chin-ups. For Pete's sake: Bully-Boy Leonard has broken Marianne's doll and brother Wally has to find the money for a new one but how? He offers the bully a barter: Pete the Pup! The Kid From Borneo: "Yum-yum, eat 'em up!" is all Spanky's "Uncle George" can say. But it's not his real uncle, it's "Bumbo the Wild Man"! Soon Stymie, Spanky, Wheezer and even Pet the Pup are running for their lives. Dogs is Dogs: Well, well, well, Spud fell in the well, but it's poor Wheezer who's suffering. He's forced to live with a mean old stepmother; his dog Pete is in the pound. The Pooch: Oh no, Pete the Pup is in trouble- he's been caught by the dogcatcher. If Stymie doesn't come up with five bucks fast, he'll be put to sleep! But Stymie can't find food, much less a five. Dog heaven: Pete is despondent and wants to end it all because Joe has a new girlfriend
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blackmail, suicide and scandal follow the President's appointment of an unpopular Secretary of State, and put the stability of the entire U.S. Government at risk in this highly praised political drama
The Little Rascals( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanky, Buckwheat, Alfalfa, Stymie, Darla, and the rest of the gang are back in 10 complete episodes
 
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Roach (Hal) Studios, inc.

Roach Studios

Roach Studios Culver City, Calif

Rolin Film Company

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English (127)