Retro: The Unquiet American


James Parrot
USA 1928
27 min

A better-than-average Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy short about two sailors (or “two tars”, according to the slang expression) on leave and their dates ­culminates in an epic grudge match occurring in the midst of an endless traffic jam, making this extravaganza the ideal companion-piece to <![CDATA[<i>]]>1941<![CDATA[</i>]]>. Supervised by Leo McCarey and filmed by none other than George Stevens, this was directed by Laurel and Hardy ­regular James Parrott.

This film is screened together with <filmlink id=\"3123\">1941</filmlink>.

  • Stan Laurel
  • Oliver Hardy
  • Edgar Kennedy
  • Thelma Hill
  • Ruby Blaine
Hal Roach
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