||Oliver Hardy (left) and Bobby Ray.
Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
Also known as The Paperhanger’s Helper in the USA
B&W : Two reels
Directed by Ward Hayes
Cast: Bobby Ray [a goof, the paperhanger’s helper], Babe Hardy (Oliver Hardy) [the boss, the paperhanger], Hazel Newman [Nurse Zenia Zane], Harry McCoy [Doctor Brown, the sanitarium director]
Cumberland Productions, Incorporated, production; distributed by Arrow Film Corporation. / Produced by Billy West. Assistant director, Ted Berstein. Cinematography by Harry Fowler. / Released 1 March 1925. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The film was edited to one reel and rereleased as The Paperhanger’s Helper.
Survival status: Prints exist in private film collections [16mm reduction positives and 8mm reduction positives].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Communication: Telephones - Offices - Transportation: Automobiles - Umbrellas
Listing updated: 18 September 2006.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Skretvedt-LaurelHardy pp. 27, 87 : Website-IMDb.
Home video: DVD.