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    Why Girls Love Sailors (Pathé, 1927). Lobby Cards (4) (11" X 14").
    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 Laurel's film and centers around attempts to rescue his girlfriend who has been kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend, a sea captain. Laurel must dress in drag to get aboard the ship and foil the kidnapping. Why Girls Love Sailors was thought lost until a French copy surfaced in 1985. All three cards feature Laurel, with one card showing both Laurel and Hardy. One card has a small stain in the bottom border and rounded corners, and two cards have a smudge in the left border. Fine/Very Fine.


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