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THIS IS YOUR LIFE (Black/White, 1954, 30 Minutes)
A classic installment of this golden age of television TV series hosted by producer Ralph Edwards where a guest star is surprised with a television survey of their lives, which in this case is the first and only of the shows in the series to present to two instead of one guests.
THE REVENGE OF THE SONS OF THE DESERT (Color, 1988, 23 Minutes)
A wacky look at the wackier and even more wonderful world of the annual Sons Of The Desert convention, a yearly meeting of Laurel and Hardy fans from all over the world who get together to watch the old Laurel and Hardy films, meet alumni from their casts and crews, fellow cast and crew members of the Hal Roach Studios at which most of the boy's movie shorts were made (you'll even see Darla from The Little Rascals all grown up!), play games, compete in contests, re-enact movies and, of course, get up to the madness and mayhem all good conventions get up to! ;) .
Laurel and Hardy were a comedy duo act during the early Classical Hollywood era of American cinema, consisting of Englishman Stan Laurel (1890–1965) and American Oliver Hardy (1892–1957). From the late 1920s to the mid-1940s, they were internationally famous for their slapstick comedy, with Laurel playing the clumsy, childlike friend to Hardy's pompous bully. Their signature theme song, known as "The Cuckoo Song", "Ku-Ku", or "The Dance of the Cuckoos" (by Hollywood composer T. Marvin Hatley) was heard over their films' opening credits, and become as emblematic of them as their bowler hats. Prior to emerging as a team, both had well-established film careers. Laurel had acted in over 50 films, and worked as a writer and director; while Hardy was in more than 250 productions. Both had also appeared in The Lucky Dog (1921), but were not team at the time. They first appeared together in a short film in 1926, when they signed separate contracts with the Hal Roach film studio. They officially became a team in 1927 when they appeared in the silent short Putting Pants on Philip. They remained with Roach until 1940, and then appeared in eight B movie comedies for 20th Century Fox and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer from 1941 to 1945. After finishing their film commitments at the end of 1944, they concentrated on performing stage shows, and embarked on a music hall tour of England, Ireland and Scotland. They made their last film in 1950, a French-Italian co-production called Atoll K. They appeared as a team in 107 films, starring in 32 short silent films, 40 short sound films, and 23 full-length feature films. They also made 12 guest or cameo appearances, including in the Galaxy of Stars promotional film of 1936. On December 1, 1954, they made their sole American television appearance, when they were surprised and interviewed by Ralph Edwards on his live NBC-TV program This Is Your Life. Since the 1930s, their works have been released in numerous theatrical reissues, television revivals, 8-mm and 16-mm home movies, feature-film compilations, and home videos. In 2005, they were voted the seventh-greatest comedy act of all time by a UK poll of professional comedians. The official Laurel and Hardy appreciation society is The Sons of the Desert, after a fictitious fraternal society in the film of the same name.