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The Battle of the Century
(1927) American
B&W : Two reels
Directed by Clyde Bruckman

Cast: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Noah Young, Sam Lufkin, Eugene Pallette, Charlie Hall, Anita Garvin

Hal Roach Studios, Incorporated, production; distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation. / Produced by Hal Roach. From a screen story by Hal Roach. Production supervised by Leo McCarey. Cinematography by George Stevens. Intertitles by H.M. Walker. Edited by Richard Currier. / © 9 January 1928 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation [LP24848]. Released 31 December 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The production was shot in late September-early October 1927. / Silent film.


Survival status: Print exists [incomplete (with reel two surviving only in fragments)].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Athletes: Boxers - Insurance - Sports: Boxing

Listing updated: 21 July 2009.

References: Gallagher-Ford p. 453; Kerr-Silent p. 331; Lahue-World p. 139; Sinyard-Silent p. 49; Skretvedt-LaurelHardy pp. 70, 99, 107-109, 115, 126, 402, 410, 435 : ClasIm-224 p. 41.

Home video: DVD.

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