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Why Girls Love Sailors


Although Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy both appear in this two-reel short, it's not a Laurel and Hardy film in the true sense of the term. The boys were still a few films away from officially becoming a team. This comedy is primarily Stan's film. As fisherman Willie Brisling, he is engaged to pretty Nelly (Viola Richard), who is kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend, a sea captain (Malcolm Waite). Willie chases after them and is able to sneak on board by disguising himself as a woman. Dressed in drag, he knocks...more