“LAUREL AND HARDY: THE DEFINITIVE RESTORATIONS”
New 2K and 4K digital restorations from original 35mm nitrate, we get Laurel and Hardy’s classic comedies in the best quality since their first release. The DVDs consists of two features and 17 shorts, including the legendary pie-fight silent film “The Battle of the Century” which makes its video debut for the first time in over 90 years!
Restorations ae by Jeff Joseph/SabuCat in conjunction with the UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Library of Congress. Using careful photochemical and digital techniques, these classic films are restored to pristine condition. In these stunning new transfers, they look and sound as beautiful as they did when they were first released.
Sons of the Desert
Way Out West
CLASSIC SHORT FILMS:
The Battle of the Century (with new music track by Donald Sosin and virtually complete and restored)
Me and My Pal
The Music Box
One Good Turn
Their First Mistake
Towed in a Hole
L&H off-camera pix from Hardy’s collection
That’s That (restored/first time on video)
Tree in a Test Tube (restored from 16mm Kodachrome)
Ships Reporter Oliver Hardy Interview (restored)
Huge collection of rare photos, stills, posters, scripts and studio files
Commentaries by Randy Skretvedt and Richard W. Bann
Never before seen video interviews as well as audio interviews with L&H co-workers
Restored Trailers and more!