Sons of the Desert
Sons of the Desert (1933)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 29, 1933
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David Jenkins
Little White Lies

Very much an in-the-moment hit of comic bliss. And that's no bad thing.

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Stan and Ollie at the pinnacle of their comedic talents. A must-see for L&H and all comedy fans.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's my favorite Laurel and Hardy feature film.

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Tim Dirks
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films

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

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Probably Stan and Ollie's best feature.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Ken Stachnik
It's a classic, but very dated. Some hilarious moments and some profoundly irritating ones as well. Stan Laurel is at his best when he's losing his… More
rocko perkovich
Another great Laurel & Hardy flick I can probably watch again and again if I owned it. I don't know why they haven't made a Laurel & hARDY… More
Grifty G
watched the Scooby-Doo episode where they meet Laurel and Hardy (in some sort of rift in the space-time continuum). So it put me in the mood to watch some of… More