Cinema Arts Centre - Cinema 1 Tue, Dec 5, 2023 7:30 PM


Anything But Silent

Tuesday, December 5th at 7:30 PM
With live accompaniment by Ben Model

In this collection of hilarious silent shorts starring legendary comedians Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy, our side-splitting duo play a collection of unforgettable characters that include two vagabonds hiding out in a mansion, a millionaire and his Scottish nephew, a pair of escaped prisoners, and bungling private detectives! This selection of shorts has been newly restorations by Lobster Films and is presented courtesy of Flicker Alley. (79 mins)

Duck Soup:  Laurel and Hardy play two vagabonds who take refuge in a mansion. When a young couple drops by to inquire about renting the place, Stan and Ollie pose as the owner and maid of the house. (1927, 20 mins)

Putting Pants On Philip: A Millionaire (Hardy) goes to the docks to meet his Scottish nephew, Philip (Laurel) but is aghast at Philip's appearance in traditional kilt, and does all he can to avoid being seen with him. (1927, 20 mins)

The Second Hundred Years: Posing as painters, Little Goofy (Stan) and Big Goofy (Ollie) escape from prison. They elude the cops by painting everything in sight! (1927, 20 mins)

Do Detectives Think?:  A murderer vows revenge on a judge (Finlayson) for sentencing him to death, so the judge hires two bungling private detectives (Laurel and Hardy) for protection. (1927, 19 mins)