The Resource Deconstructing Laurel & Hardy : a Comedy-o-rama hour special, (electronic resource)

Deconstructing Laurel & Hardy : a Comedy-o-rama hour special, (electronic resource)

Label
Deconstructing Laurel & Hardy : a Comedy-o-rama hour special
Title
Deconstructing Laurel & Hardy
Title remainder
a Comedy-o-rama hour special
Title variation
Deconstructing Laurel and Hardy
Contributor
Voice actor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This comedy hour combines audio from classic Laurel and Hardy movie clips with a new radio theater production in which "the boys" open a fix-it shop and recall their past failures as they handle a barrage of wacky customers. In the new moments, full of funny sound effects and music, Joe Bev voices not only Stan and Ollie but James Finlayson, Billy Bletcher, Edgar Kennedy, and other characters, including a dog. All of the female roles, including Mae Busch, are voiced by Lorie Kellogg. Along the way listeners are treated to hilarious moments from Hal Roach's classic Laurel and Hardy sound films. Among the highlights of the special is when Bev intercuts a scene from the English film Blotto with the Spanish version, La vida nocturna, one of the films in which Laurel and Hardy spoke phonetically. The duo was one of the most popular and critically acclaimed comedy double acts of the early Classical Hollywood era of American cinema. Composed of thin Englishman Stan Laurel and large American Oliver Hardy, they became well known during the late 1920s for their slapstick comedy, with Laurel playing the clumsy and childlike friend of the pompous Hardy. They made over one hundred films together, initially two-reelers (short films) before expanding into feature-length works in the 1930s. Their films include Sons of the Desert, the Academy Award-winning short film The Music Box, Babes in Toyland, and Way out West. Hardy's catchphrase, "Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into!" is still widely recognized
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Performed by Joe Bevilacqua and Lorie Kellogg
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bevilacqua, Joe
  • Kellogg, Lorie
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Radio comedies
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Deconstructing Laurel & Hardy : a Comedy-o-rama hour special, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Control code
MWT11044899
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (1hr., 01 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781483096919
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11044899
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Deconstructing Laurel & Hardy : a Comedy-o-rama hour special, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11044899
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (1hr., 01 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483096919
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11044899
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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