Movie Review: ‘Stan & Ollie’ is poignant reminder of why so many loved Laurel and Hardy in the first place

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Movie Review: ‘Stan & Ollie’ is poignant reminder of why so many loved Laurel and Hardy in the first place

One difficulty facing anyone who writes about the lovely new movie, “Stan & Ollie” is, do people still know who Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are?  I asked a culturally conscious Gen-Xer and she knew them. How? From the oft-glimpsed poster on “Friends,” where they’re sharing a bed.  Well, yep, that’s them. But they were so much more. Possibly the most successful and beloved comedy team in movie history, the pair made shorts and features for decades, beginning when silents were still…

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