Uncovering the Lost Scenes of Stan Laurel’s Navy Blue Days: How 35mm Film Preservation Helped Unearth a Classic The history of film preservation is a long and complex one, and the story of Stan Laurel’s Navy Blue Days is no exception. In the early 1920s, Laurel starred in a series […]
Exploring the Life and Legacy of Stan Laurel Stan Laurel was a beloved British-American actor, comedian, and filmmaker who is best known for his work in the classic comedy duo Laurel and Hardy. He was born Arthur Stanley Jefferson on June 16, 1890 in Ulverston, Lancashire, England. He began his […]
Recently a 16mm print of “Doing Time” appeared on eBay and at present it’s being scanned in 4K and restored.
Laurel & Hardy: The Definitive Restorations will come out on Blu-ray and DVD June 16 from MVD Entertainment Group. The comedy films of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy have been beloved around the world since they were first released between 1927 and 1940. Unfortunately, many of the available copies are […]
Steve Coogan, John C Reilly and happy audiences propel biopic to top of the rankings as The Favourite also comes up smiling after two weekends in cinemas Broad appeal … John C Reilly and Steve Coogan in Stan & Ollie. Photograph: Entertainment One/PA The winner: Stan & Ollie Knocking Mary […]