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The Lucky Dog (1921)

In their first screen appearance together, Stan plays a penniless dog lover and Oliver plays a crook who tries to rob him and his new paramour.

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Brash young man accused of dognapping
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Poodle owner
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In their first screen appearance together, Stan plays a penniless dog lover and Oliver plays a crook who tries to rob him and his new paramour.

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10 October 1921 (USA)  »

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Laurel und Hardy im Flegelalter  »

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The first time Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy were in a film together. In the film Hardy was a thief who robbed Laurel at gunpoint. See more »

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Traffic can be seen going backwards when Stan almost gets hit by a streetcar. See more »

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Referenced in Columbo: How to Dial a Murder (1978) See more »

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I got shorted
3 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

I can't complain too much, since I picked up 14 Laurel & Hardy films for $6, but I am disappointed in this cut. The movie is missing the entire second half, cutting off at the point where Stan has Babe stuck in the plank fence.

This version (Platinum Disc) is also totally without title cards, so it lacks the infamous line 'Put 'em both up, insect, or I'll comb your hair with lead!' that marked the first dialogue to take place between the greatest comedy team who ever made movies.

Still, for six bucks, I'm glad to have even this fragmentary version, though I will certainly seek the full film, in the future.


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