From cleaning dishes in Switzerland to a stay in hospital, Stan and Ollie make everything fun.
Dir John G Blystone
With Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Grete Natzler
35mm from the collection of the Library of Congress
Stan and Ollie travel to Switzerland but find themselves penniless after a business venture backfires. Forced to clean dishes in a hotel’s kitchens, they find themselves embroiled in many mishaps and adventures – including a troublesome gorilla, and Ollie and his nemesis, the hotel chef, both falling for a chamber maid.
+ County Hospital
USA 1932. Dir James Parrott. 19min. U
35mm restored print courtesy of UCLA Film & Television Archive
This classic short sees Ollie in hospital with a broken leg.