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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

"Mother Goose Goes Hollywood" (1938) - Laurel & Hardy Items

Here's a nice assortment of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy pieces -- Storyboards, Pencils and Production Cels.

"Mother Goose Goes Hollywood" (1938) - Laurel & Hardy



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Storyboard. From "Mother Goose Goes Hollywood" (1938). Stan Laurel sitting on top of bird house holding a fishing rod. Oliver Hardy, wearing apron, with back to camera, appears to be holding onto the rod or is being reeled in. A number of pencil colors are used. "Click!" No hole punch. [Unframed: Paper: 9"W X 7-5/8"H, inner : 7-3/16"W X 5-7/16"H] SeqID-0207 8/6/2005

Storyboard. From "Mother Goose Goes Hollywood" (1938). Oliver Hardy waiving/swatting at bird. Hardy and background drawn in red; bird drawn in black. "77" Pin holes in corners. No hole punch. [Unframed Paper: 9W X 7-3/4H. Inner frame: 7-3/16W X 5-7/16H] SeqID-0206 8/15/2005

Pencils. From “Mother Goose Goes Hollywood” (1938). 2 pencil sketches. A very good Oliver Hardy sketch (“#8”) combined with good image of Stan Laurel (“#228”) in same frame. [Image: Left: 11-5/8"W x 8.5"H. Right: 11-5/8"H x 8.5"H. Frame: 30.5"W x 26.5"H] SeqID-0087 8/5/2005

Production Cels. From “Mother Goose Goes Hollywood” (1938). A pair of Disney production cels of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. Delivered matted & in a common frame. Acquired 2004. SeqID-1207 Updated: 6/13/2004


  1. The red drawing of Hardy waving at the fly is a beautiful drawing. So much treasure in your collection.

  2. Michael- Thanks for the comment! I like the Hardy storyboard as well. The black fly really stands out. I also like the Laurel image in the cel it is really a classic pose for him.