Welcome to ANOTHER NICE MESS. This website aims to cover review of films made by the Hal Roach Studios between 1914-1948;
as well as the individual films featuring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charley Chase and the post-Roach Our Gang short films.
This is not a fan-made, kiss-ass website.
Reviews and opinions herein are my own and occasionally contain very negative remarks which some people may find offensive.
If you would like to make a small contribution to the site, this will be acknowledged with a personal reply and a credit on the site.
|ON THIS DAY: DECEMBER 2|
|LATEST UPDATED/REVIEWED FILMS||LATEST UPDATED/ADDED ACTORS|
This website is updated on a daily basis. Pressing CTRL+F5 [hard refresh] will give you the most recent update on any page.
-Thanks to Steve Wright for another really helpful donation. I needed that!
-Bio write-up and extra credits added for Hardy Gibson. [Jesse]
-Added a new lobby card for Our Gang's "Little Mother". [Jorge Finkielman]
-Bio now added for Gladys Johnstone. [Jesse]
-Correct birth date added for Connie Gilchrist. [Như Thảo]
-15 new actors (all listed for Harold Lloyd's Captain Kidd's Kids (1919)) added to the site. All are in basic form with no dates and showing just this one film credit: Opal Doyle, Hardy Gibson, Bertha O'Day Hill, Phoebe Hunt, Esther Jackson, Gladys Johnstone, Gertrude Lainson, Delia Loombley, Ruth Matros, Mary McKensie, Katheryne Penny, Ruth Royce, Claire Stewart, Dolly Stoddart, Francis Vincent. How I despise doing this shit every day. Somebody please put me out of my misery; I don't want to do this crap for the rest of my life.
-New film credits added for Grace Northington (3), Bonnie Mayles (3), Estelle Adair (2).
-Added Carl Hanson to the site.
-New film credits added for Ray Thompson (6), George Humbert (4) and Annie Carter (3).
-Additional information added to the bio for Ken Christy. [Jarvis]
-New (non-Roach) film credit added for Joy Winthrop. [Herbert, from the forum]
-Added 4 press sheets and a set of low-resolution lobby cards for Charley Chase's Us. [Richard Finegan]
-New film credit added for Jackie Combs (2).
-The TO DO list.
Reviews, screenshots, programming: Dave Lord Heath
Research detectives: Jesse Brisson, Jim Jarvis
Web hosting: Chris Bungo
Background image courtesy Marc Wanamaker - used with his permission
Acknowledgement is herby given to all those whose work came before me in making their findings available.
Specifically Rob Stone, Randy Skretvedt, Richard W. Bann, Robert Demoss.
Other useful and significant works by Brian Anthony, Leonard Maltin, Norbert Aping and many others are also credited herein.
Special thanks to Gene Sorkin and Max Lanzisera for their essential help in getting this website off the ground.
When works previously published are used to compile the data on this site I have given credit where known.
I do not credit the website IMDb as a source as they have stolen and published my work without any credit or care.
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