Video — 1 videodisc (184 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
The show / directors, Larry Semon, Norman Taurog (1922, 25 min.)
Stick around / director, Ward Hayes (1925, 24 min.)
Along came Auntie / director, Fred Guiol, Richard Wallace (1926, 23 min.)
45 minutes from Hollywood / director Fred Guiol (1926, 21 min.)
Crazy to act / director, Earl Rodney (1927, 25 min.)
The sawmill / directors, Larry Semon, Norman Taurog (1921, 25 min.)
Should sailors marry? / directors, James Parrott, Jess Robbins (1925, 18 min.)
Hop to it! / director, Ted Burnstein (1925, 23 min.)
Better known as the rotund half of the classic comedy duo Laurel and Hardy, Oliver Hardy had an early career as a solo silent comic. This collection of 8 silent comedy shorts reveals the evolution of Hardy's comic mastery as well as showcasing many lesser-known stars of the slapstick era.