• Short Summary

    Nice item about the comedy duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. Northampton.

  • Description

    Comedians Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy at theatre in Northampton, Northamptonshire.

    L/S Theatre camera pans down to billboard reading 'Laurel and Hardy'. M/S Theatre car pulls up outside building. M/S Chauffeur getting out of car. Hardy also gets out. M/S of the Chauffeur walking around the car and opening offside door. Good shots of Laurel and Hardy walking around the car to the chauffeur. On seeing him they walk round back of car again go in door and come out door which chauffeur is holding open. They shake hands with the chauffeur.

    M/S Laurel and Hardy speaking to stage door keeper. M/S In dressing room, Stan Laurel is making his face up. Hardy takes over mirror and starts to make his face up. Both comics making faces up. M/S of Laurel and Hardy adjusting bowlers on their heads. M/S of Laurel and Hardy brushing coats. Stan lifts brush up and starts brushing Oliver's chin. M/S Stage manager looking impatient knocking on stage door. M/S Laurel and Hardy, Stan shuts trunk and catches Oliver's coat in it. C/U Oliver's coat caught in trunk Stan and catches Oliver's coat in it. Stan pulling at Oliver's coat. M/S Stan pulling bunch of keys from his pocket.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1603.13
    Media URN:
    51434
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:46:00 / 01:24:33:00
    Canister:
    NP 484

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