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Ricky Gervais Says Losers Are Life's Characters

18th July 2011

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...

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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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Cowardly Lion Suit Sells For $700,000

15th December 2006

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...

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Fascinating Fact 1786

18th July 2006

Legendary comic duo LAUREL AND HARDY - STAN LAUREL and OLIVER HARDY - planned to make a ROBIN HOOD movie, some recently unearthed BBC recordings have revealed.

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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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