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LAUREL & HARDY-FEST DAY 3: ‘BIG BUSINESS’

Today’s tour of Culver City in the 1920s also includes the silent L&H classic ‘Big Business’. Shot in 1929, the classic short gives us charming views of the slow-to-be-built Cheviot Hills/Culver City adjacent area, with many empty lots and a few houses under construction that can be seen in the

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LAUREL AND HARDY-FEST DAY 2: ‘HOG WILD’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkZvopfW85Qhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgeHDOtW75k&t=94s My three-way tie for greatest Laurel and Hardy short is ‘Helpmates’, ‘Brats’, ‘Music Box’ and today’s film, ‘Hog Wild’. Notice that I said THREE way tie and then mentioned FOUR films. Now having said that, picture me saying it to Stan and Stan counting the ‘three’ titles on his

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LAUREL & HARDY FEST DAY 1: ‘A PERFECT DAY’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bB-MRV0Axb8https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AczHhFKw7ns&list=RDCMUCsp_AoKt3DdHb65j4ehrDug&index=1https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1a_vcMVE3E&t=10s The delightful week between Christmas and New Years is here, the one in which there is no true clock to adhere to since nobody’s really anywhere or doing anything (unless of course you have a job like a real person). My preference for this cherished week has always been

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Watch the fascinating #Dancer #Singer all around big personality Joan McCracken in the justly famous 'Pass That Peace Pipe' number from the #MGM #musical 'Good News' (1947). Joan frigging kills, I promise. #Dance #movie #TCMParty #FilmTwitter https://raymonddefelitta.org/joan-mccracken-pass-that-peace-pipe/

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'Slippery Silks' (1937) and see for yourself. Anacanapa! #fashion #comedy #TCM #FilmTwitter https://raymonddefelitta.org/saturday-stooge-fest-7/

Miss not the deliriously cool credit sequence from Jerry Lewis' 'Delicate Delinquent' (1957). #comedy #movies #cinemadnessmovie #Cinema #TCM https://raymonddefelitta.org/jerry-lewis-does-delinquent/

The Three Stooges in 'Slippery Silks' (1936) must be seen for both the creampuff fight climax and the #ArtDeco #dresses designed by Larry Fine. #comedy #TCMParty #TCM #FilmTwitter #movie https://raymonddefelitta.org/saturday-stooge-fest-7/

Dig the fab credit sequence from Jerry Lewis's 1958 #comedy 'Rock-A-Bye Baby' (1958), featuring Jerry in a beautifully staged and shot #musical number by Harry Warren and Sammy Cahn. #comedian #FilmTwitter #TCMParty https://raymonddefelitta.org/jerry-lewis-title-sequence-2-rock-a-bye-baby/

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