Category Archives: Films after 1940

L&H Loved “This Is Your Life” – Pt. 2

These letters were recently revealed on the DVD release of This Is Your Life. Although commonly accepted that the boys (especially Stan) did not enjoy the experience of the show, these letters indicate otherwise. If Laurel and Hardy were less than thrilled about appearing on the program, the notes penned to host Ralph Edwards afterward indicate their immaculate professionalism. (more…)

L&H Hated “This Is Your Life” – Pt. 1

Here is the orginal TV Guide article on the boys from April 1955 (along with the issue’s cover) indicating their supposed feelings about their This Is Your Life TV appearance – and also their thoughts on the showing of their films on television. Sounds like the author of the article made some embellishments to their quotes. (more…)