Sunday Funnies: Laurel & Hardy and W.C. Fields

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    The Man on the Flying Trapeze

    • Sunday, July 19 4:30 PM
    Clyde Bruckman

    W. C. Fields plays a beleaguered paterfamilias in "the kind of burlesque which comes dangerously close to realism” (NY Times, 1935). With The Golf Specialist (1934), featuring Fields's vaudeville routines.

  • Way Out West

    • Sunday, July 12 4:00 PM
    James W. Horne

    New Preservation Prints!

    In one of their best-loved comedies, Stan and Ollie travel to Brushwood Gulch to deliver a deed to a gold mine to its rightful inheritor. With more slapstick fun in shorts Helpmates (1932) and The Midnight Patrol (1933).

  • It's a Gift

    • Sunday, July 5 4:30 PM

    Norman Z. McLeod (US, 1934). W. C. Fields's “definitive study in the horrors of small town family life . . . easily the most devastating comedy of the '30s" (Time Out). With The Dentist (1932)

  • The Bank Dick

    • Wednesday, June 24 7:30 PM
    Edward Cline
    U.S., 1940

    "Respectable people had best avoid this comedy; if they see it, they may catch a spitball in the eye. W. C. Fields snarls out his contempt for abstinence, truth, honest endeavor, and human offspring” (Pauline Kael). With Fields's absurdist masterpiece The Fatal Glass of Beer (1933).

  • Laurel & Hardy Shorts

    • Sunday, June 14 3:30 PM

    Family Day Matinee: Free Admission!
    Pick up your free tickets at the box office beginning at 1:15 p.m.

    Laurel & Hardy make beautiful comedy together as slapstick meets surrealism and inanimate objects inevitably get the better of them. Titles include Busy Bodies, Country Hospital, and The Music Box.