Laurel & Hardy On The Radio & On The Phone!


CD's included in the book

Opening Theme
1. “You Are The One I Love” by Leroy Shield and his Orchestra
Armed Forces Radio Service - November 16, 1944 (1:10)

Laurel & Hardy NBC Radio Audition #2:
“No Dumber Plumbers” – February 28, 1944

2. Havoc at Morton’s Plumbing Company (2:44)
3. The Marvelous Work of Stan and Ollie (1:55)
4. An Empty Shop and an Urgent Phone Call (3:01)
5. The Car has Stopped (2:04)
6. Doctor Talk (1:33)
7. Stan and Ollie Arrive at the Hospital (0:52)
8. A Consultation with the Doctors (2:27)
9. Pre-Surgery Routine (1:42)
10. Doctors Arrive (0:55)
11. Imposters! (2:48)
12. Did We Do Anything to Upset Them? (0:33)

Closing Theme
13. “You Are The One I Love” by Leroy Shield and his Orchestra
Armed Forces Radio Service - November 16, 1944 (0:58)

Total playing time: 22:46

Phone Conversations with Stan Laurel 1962 – 1964
1. “Smile When the Raindrops Fall”
by The Imperial Dance Orchestra, Vocal by Redman Lewis a.k.a. “Scrappy” Lambert,
Perfect 15324 B – 6/17/30 (2:42)
2. Hal Stanton and Mort Read Talk to Ida and
Stan Laurel on the Phone – 12/25/62 (4:02)
Tracks 3 to 23 – 11/3/63
3. Mike Polacek on the Phone with Stan Laurel (2:02)
4. “Oranges and Lemons” (0:57)
5. “Sailors Beware”/“On the Front Page” (2:22)
6. Incomplete “Fra Diavolo” (3:28)
7. Joe Fink Letters and Scrapbooks (2:30)
8. Declining to Appear in “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” (2:07)
9. “Hog Wild”/Tonnage/Black Oranges (2:21)
10. “Bacon Grabbers” (1:32)
11. Bronco Billy Anderson/“Mud and Sand” (3:03)
12. Old Theaters/Rentals/Film Cleaning (2:36)
13. Everybody Made Money but Laurel and Hardy/Merchandise/Royalties (3:15)
14. Lifting Ollie/Go with the Blow (2:21)
15. “A Tree in a Test Tube”/Pete Smith Special (1:45)
16. “The Rogue Song” (3:50)
17. Practical Jokes on the Set (1:10)
18. Food and Drink on the Set (2:09)
19. “Flying Deuces”/Boris Morros (1:01)
20. Gag Man Frank Terry (1:45)
21. “Lucky Dog”/“Swiss Miss” (2:00)
22. Trading Laurel and Hardy Films (1:53)
23. Goodbye from Stan (3:41)
24. Don Marlowe – His Version of his Relationship with Stan Laurel (1:58)
25. Don Marlowe and Stan Laurel Talk on the Phone about Vaudeville and Charlie Chaplin (4:01)
26. Mike and Mildred Polacek Talk on the Phone with Ida Laurel about Stan’s Death – 6/7/65 (9:06)
27. Thelma Todd Death Announcement, KFI Radio, Los Angeles – 12/16/35 (0:51)
28. “Smile When the Raindrops Fall”
by Lew Reynolds’ Flexo Recording Orchestra, Flexo # 129 (2:25)

Total playing time: 72:54