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Pardon Us (1931)





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Laurel and Hardy's first feature-length film is a prison comedy made on left-over sets from the MGM production, "The Big House." Among the oddball highlights is an extended scene of the two -- in adjacent cells -- in a bizarre conversation about food as well as a delightful soft-shoe number after a day of cotton-picking.


Stan Laurel
as Mr. Stanley Laurel
Oliver Hardy
as Oliver Norval Hardy
Walter Long
as The Tiger
Jimmy Finlayson
as Schoolteacher
James Finlayson
as Schoolteacher
June Marlowe
as Warden's daughter
Charles D. Hall
as Dental Assistant/Deliveryman
Sam Lufkin
as Prison Guard
Silas D. Wilcox
as Prison Guard
George Miller (II)
as Prison Guard
J. Frank Holliday
as Officer in Classroom
Harry Bernard
as Warren the Desk Sergeant
Robert Burns
as Prone Dental Patient
Frank Austin
as Dental Patient in Waiting Room
Jerry Mandy
as Convict Who Can't Add
Bobby Dunn
as Insurgent Convict
Eddie Dunn
as Insurgent Convict
Baldwin Cooke
as Insurgent Convict
Charles Dorety
as Insurgent Convict
Dick Gilbert
as Insurgent Convict
Will Stanton
as Insurgent Convict
Jack Herrick
as Insurgent Convict
Charles A. Bachman
as Insurgent Convict
Blackie Whiteford
as Insurgent Convict
Charles 'Buddy' Rogers
as Insurgent Convict
Gordon Douglas
as Typist at Desk
James Parrott
as Prisoners Marching in Formation near Hardy
Bob Kortman
as Prisoner
Hal Roach
as Prisoners Marching in Formation Near Hardy
Eddie Baker
as Plantation Overseer
Leo Willis
as Prisoner
Guido Trento
as Minor Role (uncredited)
Boris Karloff
as The Tiger (in French version only)
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Critic Reviews for Pardon Us

All Critics (2)

Whether it's Ollie mugging the camera as he breaks the fourth wall, or Stanley doing his double and triple takes, these guys are brilliant.

April 25, 2014 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Not one of the funny duo's best efforts.

August 23, 2008 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Pardon Us

It has a couple of jokes in there, but it feels long. It's not horrible it just okay. Laurel and Hardy put on black face and there are a couple of racist jokes which date it.

Marion Ravenwood
Marion Ravenwood

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