The name Hal Roach is synonymous with screen comedy. The esteemed producer/director remains one of the true pioneers of cinema, having made some of the most popular shorts and features of all time during the 1920s and '30s.
Fresh Paint (1920): Snub Pollard decides to try his hand at painting -- with catastrophic results.
Try, Try again (1922): Jimmy Parrott and "Sunshine Sammy" Morrison bring the house down -- literally -- when they try to save a suburban home from repossession.
Harvest Hands (1923): It's another day on the farm, but lazy Paul Parrott's idea of sawing wood is taking a nap.
All Wool (1925): "Hunky" Dorrey (Earl Mohan and Billy Engle) play tailors whose customers are fit to be tied as they snip, sew and paste themselves into a mess.
Riders of the Kitchen Range (1925): Earl Mohan and Billy Engle stir up trouble and cook up catastrophe as plumbers mistaken for gourmet chefs.
Solid Ivory (1925): It's into the ring for "Hunky" Dorrey as the twosome engage in a slap-happy, punch-drunk championship boxing match. Starring Earl Mohan and Billy Engle.
Unfriendly enemies (1925): Stan Laurel directs James "Jimmie Finlayson as a combat photographer who must leave his lady love, Fay Wray, for the front line.