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Stan Laurel's Letter Sells At Auction

18th September 2014

A letter written by comedy legend Stan Laurel to a childhood friend sold at auction for $2,280 (£1,400) on Tuesday (16Sep14).The late British funnyman wrote the note to his close friend Margaret Miller in 1960...

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Fascinating Fact 11124

21st March 2011

The childhood home of late legendary comic Stan Laurel is set to be auctioned off later this month (Mar11). Bids for the two-bedroom property in County Durham, England start at $64,000 (£40,000). The auction will...

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Fascinating Fact 7845

17th August 2009

The last known film starring late legendary comic STAN LAUREL has been found in amateur video footage showing him at his retirement home in California. American producer Tyler St Mark, who bought the home movie...

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Fascinating Fact 7214

20th April 2009

Late comics STAN LAUREL and OLIVER HARDY have been honoured with a $90,000 (£60,000) bronze statue in Laurel's hometown of Ulverston in Cumbria, England. The sculpture shows the pair smiling and leaning against a lamp...

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Laurel's Daughter Furious At Walk Of Fame Snub

26th August 2005

The daughter of legendary British comedian STAN LAUREL is furious she has not been invited to the opening of London's Walk of Fame next month (SEP05) where her late father will be honoured. The LAUREL...

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Laurel Classic Pictures Go Under The Hammer

1st July 2004

Rare photographs of film legend STAN LAUREL are going under the hammer at a British auction and are expected to fetch $9,000 (GBP5,000). The comic's nephew HUNTLEY WOODS, 82, is selling his collection...

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Tracey And Hepburn Named As Best On-screen Pairing

27th April 2004

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...

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Laurel And Hardy Fans In Food Fight

21st July 2003

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...

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Hardy House Sold

14th July 2003

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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