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'Way Out West': The Tragic Lives Of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy

The tragic lives of comedians Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy
March 28, 2020 - 20:30 / Cynthia Springer

During the years of silent films that were shown in black and white, slapstick was the one way connecting to audiences and making them laugh. For comedians Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, they were the dynamic duo of slapstick comedy, but there lives were fill with tragedy. Watch the video to find out more....

Besides Charlie Chaplin, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy made a name for themselves in Hollywood at the start of all the lights, cameras, and action. From the mid-1920s onward, Laurel and Hardy became an iconic duo and are still remembered as comedy legends to this day. You wouldn't believe the tragedies that struck them throughout their lives. See more in the video above!

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The tragic lives of slapstick kings Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy

Slapstick comedians Stan Laurel (R) and Oliver Hardy (L)