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Stan Laurel

Actor (16-Jun-1890 — 23-Feb-1965)


Judith Bowers. Stan Laurel and Other Stars of the Panopticon: The Story of the Britannia Music Hall. Birlinn. 2007. 224pp.

Fred Lawrence Guiles. Stan: The Life of Stan Laurel. New York: Stein & Day. 1980. 240pp.

John McCabe. Comedy World of Stan Laurel. Robson. 2004. 221pp.

Jenny Owen-Pawson; Bill Mouland. Laurel Before Hardy. Westmorland Gazette. 1984. 142pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.403)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.866)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.611)

  8. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.822)

  9. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.324)

  10. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.276)

  11. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (pp.188-190)

  12. The Encyclopedia of Film (pp.321-322)

  13. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.242)

  14. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.499-501)

  15. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.425)

  16. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.291)

  17. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, pp.100-02)

  18. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.464)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.335)

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