Sons of the Desert (Fraternally Yours)
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Sons of the Desert (Fraternally Yours)
Lodge members Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy take a solemn oath to attend the 80th-annual Sons of the Desert Convention (read: annual binge) in Chicago. That is, Ollie takes the oath, but Stanley balks. When asked why, Stanley answers that he's afraid his wife won't let him go. Ollie is appalled: "Every man must be king in his own castle." But when Ollie meekly brings up the subject of the convention with his wife Lollie (Mae Busch), she soon dethrones the "king." Lollie wants to take a vacation in the mountains, and is dead-set against her husband going around… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It's my favorite Laurel and Hardy feature film."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Sons of the Desert (1933) is a classic Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy comedy - the fourth of their full-length feature films, and possibly their funniest"
‑ Tim Dirks, Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
"Probably Stan and Ollie's best feature."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Stan and Ollie at the pinnacle of their comedic talents. A must-see for L&H and all comedy fans."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
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