PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –– Headlining our home video collection this week is a mammoth assortment of works by two of the most popular comedy personalities in movie history.
These are the films of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, assembled in a 10-disk boxed set. It’s 32 hours of material, including 40 of their films from the ’20s and ’30s — with even some foreign-language shorts.READ MORE: Supply Chain Shortage Leads To Some Philly Area Hardware Stores Being Overstocked With Winter Weather Products
It’s called “Laurel & Hardy: The Essential Collection,” and it’s a pretty good deal at an asking price of just under 100 bucks.
And speaking of buddy films, a couple of more recent vintage are coming to DVD. One is Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds in The Change-Up, the tale of inseparable best friends who’ve slowly drifted apart.
There’s also Crazy, Stupid, Love, with Steve Carrell, about a man who finds his wife of many years saying she wants a divorce and who then gets advice from a swinging bachelor played by Ryan Gosling.READ MORE: Woman Beaten To Death With Pipe In Old City 'Workplace Violence' Attack, Sources Say
Finally, look for part two of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the final installment of that long-running franchise.
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