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Steve Coogan And John C. Reilly To Portray Laurel And Hardy In New Movie

Coogan will portray Laurel, while Chicago star Reilly will take on Hardy in Stan & Ollie, a film which will chronicle the duo's 1953 British tour. The movie will be directed by...

Laurel And Hardy Letters Up For Auction

British born Laurel, who alongside Hardy became one of the icons of early Hollywood, wrote 41 letters to Nellie Bushby, his cousin in Cumbria, England, and they are going under the hammer along...

Ricky Gervais Says Losers Are Life's Characters

Ricky Gervais says "losers" are the real "interesting" characters in life.The comedian - who shot to fame starring and writing in 90s sitcom 'The Office' - would much rather focus his TV shows on the...

Cowardly Lion Suit Sells For $700,000

The cowardly lion costume from 1939 film THE WIZARD OF OZ has sold at auction for a staggering $700,000 (GBP357,000). The outfit, made from real lion fur and worn by actor BERT LAHR in the...

Tracey And Hepburn Named As Best On-screen Pairing

SPENCER TRACEY and KATHARINE HEPBURN had the greatest on-screen chemistry in the history of cinema, according to a group of British scientists. The couple, whose chemistry extended off screen as they filmed nine movies...

Laurel And Hardy Fans In Food Fight

A horde of fans kicked off a special tribute to classic movie comedians STAN LAUREL and OLIVER HARDY in America on Saturday (19JUL03) - by throwing pies at each other. About 20 of the...

Hardy House Sold

Silver screen funnyman OLIVER HARDY's Hollywood home has been sold for $729,000 (GBP455,600). The LAUREL + HARDY star lived in the four-bedroom house with his wife MYRTLE during his Hollywood heyday in the 1930s...

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