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  • An MVD Exclusive
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • SKU: MVD3582BR
  • UPC: 760137358282
  • Street Date: 06/30/20
  • PreBook Date: 05/12/20
  • Label: Kit Parker Films »
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Run Time: 511 mins
  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Audio: STEREO
  • Year of Production: 1933
  • Region Code: 0
  • Box Lot: 30
  • Territory: NORTH AMERICA
  • Language: English


Cast & Crew

  • Actor:
  • Actor: Jimmy Finlayson
  • Actor: Mae Busch
  • Actor: Charlie Hall
  • Actor: Billy Gilbert
  • Actor: Charley Chase
  • Producers: Hal Roach


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Laurel & Hardy: The Definitive Restorations

2K/4K FULL restorations of 2 feature films, 17 Shorts with commentaries and 8+ hours of exclusive special features

Laurel & Hardy: The Definitive Restorations
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STAN AND OLLIE LOOK AND SOUND BETTER THAN EVER! New 2K and 4K digital restorations from original 35mm nitrate, Laurel and Hardy's classic comedies are here in the best quality since their first release! Two features and 17 shorts, including the legendary pie-fight silent film "The Battle of the Century," making its video debut and nearly complete for the first time in over 90 years! BONUS EXTRAS: 2,500 rare photos, posters and studio files • Commentaries by Randy Skretvedt and Richard W. Bann • Film and audio interviews with L&H co-workers • Alternate soundtracks, music tracks, trailers • Over 8 hours of EXCLUSIVE rarities! Feature Films: "Sons of the Desert" and "Way Out West" Classic Short Subjects: "Berth Marks," "The Battle of the Century" (with new music track by Donald Sosin),"Brats," "Busy Bodies," "The Chimp," "Come Clean," "County Hospital," "Helpmates," "Hog Wild," "Me and My Pal," "Midnight Patrol," "The Music Box," "One Good Turn," "Scram!," "Their First Mistake," "Towed in a Hole," and "Twice Two." Restorations by Jeff Joseph/SabuCat in conjunction with the UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Library of Congress. Using careful photochemical and digital techniques, these classic films are restored to pristine condition. In these stunning new transfers, they look and sound as beautiful as they did when they were first released.

Bonus Materials

  • 'Battle of the Century' (1928) virtually complete and restored!
  • Commentaries by Randy Skretvedt and Richard W. Bann
  • Never before seen video interviews as well as audio interviews with L&H co-workers
  • Over 2500 stills, posters, scripts
  • Alternate Soundtracks
  • Music Tracks
  • 'Ship's Reporter' Oliver Hardy Interview (restored)
  • 'That's That' (restored/first time on video)
  • 'Tree in a Test Tube' (restored from 16mm Kodachrome)
  • L&H off-camera pix from Hardy's collection
  • Restored Trailers
  • Optional English subtitles

Sales Points

  • For fans of classic comedies

Press Quotes

It's no exaggeration to say that the films haven't looked this good since they were first released in the 1930s.

     —Leonard Maltin, Maltin on Movies

I can't imagine this incredible set NOT making my Top 10 releases for 2020. The love and care with which this has been assembled should be obvious to each and every Laurel and Hardy fan. Technical merits are generally superb, and the supplemental package is going to be a treasure trove for many. Highly recommended.


This is an excellent introduction in the finest quality available with a boatload of extras. Highly recommended!

     —The Digital Bits

The newly minted Laurel & Hardy: The Definitive Restorations from Kit Parker Films have the boys sparkling like never before. For Laurel & Hardy enthusiasts, it's manna from the Blu-ray gods. For the newly inducted, it's a full day of cinematic comedy that is just as funny now as it was then.

     —Boulder Weekly

The best these films have looked since they were originally released... An extremely satisfying experience.


These classics have never looked better. [This release] delivers in every possible way...sure to end the year on more than a few best-of lists and belongs in your collection.

     — , highdefwatch.com

None of these films have looked this good on home video prior to this release, and we can recommend this collection to anyone who has a fondness for classic comedy without any reservation.


This set is a must-own for even casual fans of Laurel and Hardy.

     —Slant Magazine.com

If you're a fan of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, you will want this. You will want it a lot. It's two of their feature films (some would say their two best) plus many of their short comedies, all miraculously restored. You probably have seen these films b

     —Mark Evanier, Newsfromme.com

I can't imagine this incredible set not making my Top 10 releases for 2020. The love and care with which this has been assembled should be obvious to each and every Laurel and Hardy fan. Highly recommended.


You must own this set...These new prints, 2K and 4K transfers from the finest original 35mm materials in the world, look and sound as spectacular as when they were first released.


Their work has never looked better; the work is priceless, the extras here extensive and this is easily one of the best sets of the year. Nice to see Laurel & Hardy and their legacy finally get the respect they deserve.


Stunning to behold...The transfers are gorgeous, as crisp, clean and clear as you imagine them having been upon the films' first releases.


Kit Parker Films has pulled out all the stops ... sure to thrill fans of the iconic comedy duo...simply a must-have for your collection.

     —Albany Times Union

A must-have comedy collection...all looking vastly sharper than they have in other release...hours and hours of entertainment and information in a well-made release.




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