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The Big Noise

1944 1h 14m Comedy List
Reviews 56% Audience Score 100+ Ratings While cleaning a detective agency, night janitors Stan (Stan Laurel) and Ollie (Oliver Hardy) stumble into international intrigue -- just by answering the phone. Wacky inventor Alva P. Hartley (Arthur Space) has built a powerful explosive that he doesn't want to see fall into the wrong hands. Passing themselves off as private eyes, Stan and Ollie accept the job of guarding the device. But, with thieves lurking around every corner, the bumbling pair are bound to get more than they bargained for. Read More Read Less

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Audience Member Better than their flops in the worldwide box office (in US dollars)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL, all ages admitted!!!!!!!!!!!! Make noise, I do. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/24/23 Full Review darin c It provided a few laughs and some Laurel and Hardy classic was still visible, though this is the era they started burning out and it showed. Anyway, they pass for effort, but not long after this one. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member It provided a few laughs and some Laurel and Hardy classic was still visable, though this is the era they started burning out and it showed. Anyway, they pass for effort, but not long after this one. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/22/23 Full Review Audience Member l & h bring the funny lil known fact they and charlie chaplin were the only ones to shoot their picutres in order cos they kinda made it up as they went along. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Audience Member not one of L&H's best and I love those guys Rated 2 out of 5 stars 01/19/23 Full Review Audience Member It provided a few laughs and some Laurel and Hardy classic was still visable, though this is the era they started burning out and it showed. Anyway, they pass for effort, but not long after this one. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/29/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis While cleaning a detective agency, night janitors Stan (Stan Laurel) and Ollie (Oliver Hardy) stumble into international intrigue -- just by answering the phone. Wacky inventor Alva P. Hartley (Arthur Space) has built a powerful explosive that he doesn't want to see fall into the wrong hands. Passing themselves off as private eyes, Stan and Ollie accept the job of guarding the device. But, with thieves lurking around every corner, the bumbling pair are bound to get more than they bargained for.
Director
Malcolm St. Clair
Production Co
Twentieth Century Fox
Genre
Comedy
Original Language
English
Release Date (DVD)
Apr 11, 2006
Runtime
1h 14m