WorldCat Identities

Hardy, Oliver 1892-1957

Works: 2,056 works in 4,255 publications in 5 languages and 29,384 library holdings
Genres: Comedy films  Drama  Short films  Silent films  Biographies  Western films  Musical films  Slapstick comedy films  Encyclopedias  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Costume designer, Author, Honoree, Dedicatee, Narrator, fme, Scenarist, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4375
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Most widely held works about Oliver Hardy
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Most widely held works by Oliver Hardy
The flying deuces by A. Edward Sutherland( Visual )

146 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,150 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 )

39 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and held by 548 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 )

15 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 446 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 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a variety of Laurel and Hardy shorts
Laurel & Hardy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 321 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 280 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 )

37 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 259 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 but their peace is broken when uranium is discovered. Also released under the titles Atoll K, Escapade and Robinson Crusoeland
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 214 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
Saved from the flames : 54 rare and restored films 1896-1944( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 and held by 210 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
The big noise( Visual )

19 editions published between 1944 and 2018 in English and held by 191 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 )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 187 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 177 WorldCat member 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
Way out west by James W Horne( Visual )

38 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 174 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
Laurel & Hardy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in German and English and held by 165 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 )

14 editions published between 1941 and 2018 in English and held by 159 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 needs 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
Jitterbugs by Malcolm St. Clair( Visual )

19 editions published between 1943 and 2018 in English and held by 155 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
Three ages ; Goat ; My wife's relations( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 134 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
Slapstick encyclopedia( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcases the early comedy shorts of the film industry
Great historical Shakespeare recordings, and, A miscellany by William Shakespeare( Recording )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An antohology of various portrayals of Shakespear characters
Be big! by James Parrott( Visual )

13 editions published between 1930 and 2004 in English and Croatian and held by 126 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 Oliver plays a crook who tries to rob him
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Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.13 for Stan & Oll ... to 0.69 for Another fi ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Laurel and Hardy collection
Laurel and Hardy collectionGreat historical Shakespeare recordings, and, A miscellanyMr. Laurel and Mr. HardyThe boys : the cinematic world of Laurel and HardyLaurel & Hardy : a bio-bibliographyBabe : the life of Oliver HardyThe Laurel & Hardy encyclopedia
Alternative Names


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 amerikanesche Komiker a Schauspiller (''Den Décken an den Dënnen'')

Oliver Hardy amerikansk skådespelare

Oliver Hardy amerikansk skodespelar

Oliver Hardy amerikansk skuespiller

Oliver Hardy amerykański aktor i komik

Oliver Hardy attore statunitense

Oliver Hardy pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Oliver Hardy US-amerikanischer Komiker und Filmschauspieler

Oliverius Hardy

Ollie 1892-1957

Όλιβερ Χάρντι

Όλιβερ Χάρντι Αμερικάνος Κωμικός Ηθοποιός

Оливер Харди

Оливър Харди

Олівер Гарді

Харди, Оливер

אוליבר הארדי

אוליבר הארדי שחקן אמריקאי

أوليفر هاردي

أوليفر هاردي ممثل كوميدي أمريكي

أوليڤر هاردى

اولیور هاردی اااااایبس

اولیور هاردی هنرپیشه کمدی

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English (541)

French (7)

German (3)

Croatian (1)

Polish (1)