||Oliver Hardy (left) and Stan Laurel.
Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
The Lucky Dog
B&W : Two reels
Directed by Jess Robbins
Cast: Stanley Laurel (Stan Laurel), Florence Gillet, Oliver Hardy [the mugger]
The Amalgamated Producing Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by Metro Pictures Corporation [Sun-Lite Comedy]. / Produced by Gilbert M. Anderson. / Released 1922. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The film was produced approximately 17-29 November 1919 in Los Angeles, California. Produced as a speculative pilot for a comedy series starring Laurel. The film was first released in 1922 by Metro Pictures Corporation. Laurel and Hardy’s first film appearance together; Hardy as mugger robs Laurel.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Animals: Dogs - Crime: Robbery - Criminals: Muggers, Thieves - Dog shows - Hats: Straw - Law: Enforcement: Police: Policemen - Street cars - Street scenes - Weapons: Guns
Listing updated: 16 October 2011.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Kerr-Silent p. 319; Lahue-World p. 138; Skretvedt-LaurelHardy pp. 31-33, 41, 72; Vermilye-Twenties p. 159.
Home video: DVD.