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Sons of the Desert (1933) was a Comedy - Black-and-white Film directed by William A. Seiter and produced by Hal Roach.

Sons of the Desert was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2012.

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Sons of the Desert (1933)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 10, 2017 From 4 Star Films

Well, here’s another fine mess you’ve gotten me into.? When I was a kid Laurel & Hardy were a mainstay of the local lending libraries and I?viewed many of their pictures from Bonnie Scotland to Flying Deuces to Saps at Sea. ?I’m not sure if I can make that point enough. I watch... Read full article


Sons of the Desert (1933)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 10, 2017 From 4 Star Films

Well, here’s another fine mess you’ve gotten me into.? When I was a kid Laurel & Hardy were a mainstay of the local lending libraries and I?viewed many of their pictures from Bonnie Scotland to Flying Deuces to Saps at Sea. ?I’m not sure if I can make that point enough. I watch... Read full article


Movie Scenes That Make Me Grin Like an Idiot: "Sons of the Desert"

By David on Jul 20, 2012 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

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Stan: If you don't be careful, she's going to get the upper hand of you.


Dr. Horace Meddick: What seems to be the trouble?
Stan: I think he's suffering from a nervous shakedown.


Oliver: Why don't you pattern your life after mine? I go places and do things and *then* tell my wife. Every man should be the king in his own castle.


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Although his characterization of Mrs. Hardy's brother is a highlight among fans, Charley Chase hated the part as being too far removed form his usual screen character. Ironically, he repeats this type of character in "The Heckler", one of his last, and most critically acclaimed, shorts.
The "Sons of the Desert" theme song is a pastiche of several popular tunes, including "Give My Regards to Broadway."
Stan Laurel reads the January 1930 issue of The American Magazine when at the Hardy residence.
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National Film Registry

Sons of the Desert

Released 1933
Inducted 2012
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Also directed by William A. Seiter




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Also produced by Hal Roach




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Also released in 1933




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