Laughing Gravy - Cast & Credits

Technical Credits

Produced by   Hal Roach
Directed by   James W. Horne
Photographed by   Art Lloyd
Edited by   Richard Currier
Sound by   Elmer Raguse
Dialogue by   H.M. Walker

Credit changes on the re-filmed foreign versions, LES CAROTTIERS and LOS CALAVERAS (which also incorporated the previously shot-in-French and Spanish BE BIG):

Photographed by   Jack Stevens
Translated by   Pierre Weill (LES CAROTTIERS only)




Stan Laurel   Himself
Oliver Hardy   Himself
Landlord   Charlie Hall
Drunk   Charles Dorety
Officer   Harry Bernard
Title Role   Laughing Gravy
Part changed in corresponding portion of French version, LES CAROTTIERS, and Spanish version, LOS CALAVERAS:
Officer   Deleted


Production and Distribution

  • Laurel & Hardy series
  • Production number L-39
  • Working title: TRUE BLUE
  • Principal photography: Monday, Februaray 2 through Wednesday, February 18, 1931. Alternate ending filmed Tuesday, February 24.
  • Two reels, 1,947 feet, 21 minutes and 37 seconds
  • Released April 4, 1931 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.
  • Copyrighted April 16, 1941 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.
  • Copyright renewed September 23, 1958 by Hal Roach Studios
    (copyright having been assigned in 1956)

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