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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 15 related to A History of the Hal Roach Studios.   

Smile When the Raindrops Fall: The Story of Charley Chase

Brian Anthony, Andy Edmonds - Performing Arts - 1997 - 320 pages
Details the life of Charley Chase—a major force in the shaping of motion picture comedy.
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Laurel & Hardy: A Bio-bibliography

Wes D. Gehring - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 307 pages
This book presents a combined biographical, critical, and bibliographical estimate of Laurel and Hardy's significance in film comedy, the arts in general, and as popular ...
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Stan Without Ollie: The Stan Laurel Solo Films, 1917-1927

Ted Okuda, James L. Neibaur - Performing Arts - 2012 - 248 pages
"Long before his momentous teaming with Oliver Hardy, comedian Stan Laurel (1890-1965) was a motion picture star in his own right. From his film debut in Nuts in May (1917 ...
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The great movie comedians: from Charlie Chaplin to Woody Allen

Leonard Maltin - Biography & Autobiography - 1978 - 238 pages
An appreciative retrospective survey of the great American film comedians combines history, nostalgia, and criticism with nearly two hundred stills
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Harold Lloyd: the man on the clock

Tom Dardis - Biography & Autobiography - 1983 - 357 pages
An in-depth profile of the noted silent-film comedian chronicles Lloyd's life and acting career from its beginnings, through the golden era of the silent screen, to his death ...
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Stan and Ollie: The Roots of Comedy: The Double Life of Laurel and Hardy

Simon Louvish - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 520 pages
A biography of Laurel and Hardy describes their original teaming in the 1927 short, "Duck Soup," their considerable innovations, and their ongoing influence.
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Laurel & Hardy: The Pocket Essential Guide

Brian J. Robb - Performing Arts - 2008 - 160 pages
Who are Laurel and Hardy? Only the most recognisable comedy team that cinema has ever produced. British-born Stan Laurel and American Oliver Hardy were teamed up at the ...
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