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Laurel & Hardy: The Definitive Restorations Coming to DVD and Blu-ray on June 30th

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” Well, here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into.”

Laurel & Hardy: The Definitive Restorations will be available on DVD and Blu-ray on June 30th

New 2K and 4K digital restorations from original 35mm nitrate, Laurel and Hardy’s classic comedies are here in the best quality since their first release! Two features and 17 shorts, including the legendary pie-fight silent film The Battle of the Century, making its video debut and nearly complete for the first time in over 90 years!

Restorations by Jeff Joseph/SabuCat in conjunction with the UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Library of Congress. Using careful photochemical and digital techniques, these classic films are restored to pristine condition. In these stunning new transfers, they look and sound as beautiful as they did when they were first released.

FEATURE FILMS:

  • Sons of the Desert
  • Way Out West

CLASSIC SHORT FILMS:

  • The Battle of the Century (with new music track by Donald Sosin and virtually complete and restored)
  • Brats
  • Busy Bodies
  • The Chimp
  • Come Clean
  • County Hospital
  • Helpmates
  • Hog Wild
  • Me and My Pal
  • Midnight Patrol
  • The Music Box
  • One Good Turn
  • Scram!
  • Their First Mistake
  • Towed in a Hole
  • Twice Two
  • Berth Marks

SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • L&H off-camera pix from Hardy’s collection
  • That’s That (restored/first time on video)
  • Tree in a Test Tube (restored from 16mm Kodachrome)
  • Ships Reporter Oliver Hardy Interview (restored)
  • Alternate Soundtracks
  • Huge collection of rare photos, stills, posters, scripts and studio files
  • Commentaries by Randy Skretvedt and Richard W. Bann
  • Never before seen video interviews as well as audio interviews with L&H co-workers
  • Restored Trailers and more!English Subtitles/

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