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Hardy, Oliver 1892-1957

Overview
Works: 1,925 works in 4,038 publications in 5 languages and 28,440 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Short films  Silent films  Western films  Slapstick comedy films  Musical films  Parodies, imitations, etc  History  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Author, Honoree, Dedicatee, Contributor, fme, Narrator, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Oliver Hardy
 
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The flying deuces by A. Edward Sutherland( Visual )

144 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complications arise as Stan and Ollie join the Foreign Legion to help Ollie forget his troubled romantic past. Fast-paced good comedy has Ollie ending up reincarnated as a mule
March of the wooden soldiers( Visual )

37 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Laurel and Hardy as hapless employees of Toyland's toy factory who room in old Mother Peep's shoe. Faced with eviction Mother Peep needs to raise money for her mortgage, but the boys' plan to get the money from the toy maker goes awry
The fighting Kentuckian( Visual )

14 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Duke leads a regiment of Kentucky riflemen through a French settlement, falls in love with a general's lovely daughter, and locks horns with a rival suitor who has a nefarious land-grabbing scheme up his sleeve. The courtship battle escalates into a full-scale frontier war
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
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
Laurel and Hardy collection by A. Edward Sutherland( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member 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
Utopia by Léo Joannon( Visual )

36 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stan and Ollie inherit an island and a yacht to get them there. However, on their way, they are shipwrecked on a nameless atoll in the Pacific. Accompanied by a wide array of characters, the boys establish an island paradise
Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Three ages] Romantic misadventures from the dawn of man in the Stone Age, through the gladiatorial arenas of Ancient Rome to the city streets of the American Jazz Era. A clever parody of D.W. Griffith's Intolerance. [The goat] Keaton is mistaken for a nefarious gunslinger named Dead Shot Dan. [My wife's relations] A comedy of domestic turmoil that seems to reflect some of the tensions between Keaton and the Talmadges, his real life in-laws at the time
Saved from the flames : 54 rare and restored films 1896-1944( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A unique and wonderful collection of 54 rare and restored short films from the inflammable years of cinema. Movies were once made on nitrate film stock, which has a chemical composition similar to gunpowder and is highly vulnerable to fire and decay. This remarkable seven-hour anthology, organized in eight thematic groups over three DVDs, presents amazing treasures from the vaults of Lobster Films in Paris and from the Blackhawk Films Collection, rescued during half a century of gathering movies from the nitrate era."--Container
Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy : the essential collection : the sound shorts and features from the Hal Roach library( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 197 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
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 Charley Chase collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in 3 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mum's the word: Charley poses as a butler for his newly remarried mother -- Long fliv the king: Having to marry within 24 hours or she won't become Queen, a Princess looks for any man who will say yes -- April fool: See what happens when you tell someone that they can't be tricked on April Fool's Day -- Mighty like a Moose: A couple with outrageous facial features transforms themselves so even they can't recognize each other -- Crazy like a fox: Two capitalists arrange a marriage between their children -- All wet: While driving to meet a train, Charley gets into some car trouble
Way out west by James W Horne( Visual )

37 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laurel and Hardy are charged by an expiring gold miner with the task of delivering to his daughter the deed to his mine
The big noise( Visual )

16 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The duo play janitors accidentally hired as sleuths to protect a new super-bomb destined for the War Department in Washington, DC. Through a series of crazy misadventures, our heroes end up in a remote-controlled airplane, along with the bomb, and headed straight for trouble
Laurel & Hardy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in German and English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of three features and 11 short films from "Hollywood's original comedy team."
Great guns by Monte Banks( Visual )

13 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The duo play a chauffeur and a gardener whose hypochondriac employer, a wealthy young man with little experience, is drafted. Convinced that he need them in order to survive in the service, they join up as well. The Texas cavalry post to which they're all assigned is made far worse for the wear by the presence of these well-meaning troublemakers
Slapstick encyclopedia( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcases the early comedy shorts of the film industry
Jitterbugs by Malcolm St. Clair( Visual )

16 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The duo are a traveling two-man jitterbug band who operate out of a dilapidated jalopy and form an unlikely partnership with a likable con man. When the trio joins a carnival, they meet Susan, a naive young singer, whose mother has been swindled by grifters
Persuade me (plus Stolen kisses)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stolen kisses: In Guiseppe's Tornatore's Cinema Paradiso (1988), the local priest previews the weekly film show and censors objectionable shots. Decades later, the small boy in the film, now a middle-aged man, receives hi legacy: the edited reel of all the excised snippets. Here is an actual reel of "stolen kisses"
Be big! by James Parrott( Visual )

13 editions published between 1930 and 2004 in English and Croatian and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Be big! (The boys duck out on a vacation with their wives in order to attend a stag party. The lucky dog (silent film): In their first screen appearance together, Stan plays a penniless dog lover and Oilver plays a crook who tries to rob him
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Laurel and Hardy collection
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Laurel and Hardy collectionMr. Laurel and Mr. HardyThe boys : the cinematic world of Laurel and HardyLaurel & Hardy : a bio-bibliographyBabe : the life of Oliver HardyThe Laurel & Hardy encyclopediaThe art of Laurel and Hardy : graceful calamity in the films
Alternative Names
Babe

Hardy.

Hardy 1892-1957

Hardy, Babe 1892-1957

Hardy, Cupid 1892-1957

Hardy, Norvell.

Hardy, Norvell 1892-1957

Hardy, O. N. 1892-1957

Hardy, Oliver

Hardy, Oliver Babe 1892-1957

Hardy, Oliver N. 1892-1957

Hardy, Oliver Norvell.

Hardy, Oliver Norvell 1892-1957

Norvel Hardy

Oliver Hardy acteur américain

Oliver Hardy Actor y cómico Estadounidense

Oliver Hardy Aktor Amerika

Oliver Hardy americký herec

Oliver Hardy Amerikaans acteur

Oliver Hardy amerikansk skådespelare

Oliver Hardy amerikansk skodespelar

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Oliver Hardy US-amerikanischer Komiker und Filmschauspieler

Oliverius Hardy

Ollie 1892-1957

Όλιβερ Χάρντι

Оливер Харди

Оливър Харди

Харди, Оливер

אוליבר הארדי

אוליבר הארדי שחקן אמריקאי

أوليفر هاردي

أوليفر هاردي ممثل كوميدي أمريكي

أوليڤر هاردى

اولیور هاردی اااااایبس

اولیور هاردی هنرپیشه کمدی

올리버 하디 미국의 희극 배우, 로럴과 하디의 한 사람

オリヴァー・ハーディ

奥利维·哈代

Languages
English (507)

French (7)

German (5)

Croatian (1)

Polish (1)