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|Directed by||James Parrott|
|Produced by||Hal Roach|
|Edited by||Bert Jordan|
Twice Two is a 1933 American Pre-Code Laurel and Hardy short film. This is the second of only three films where the pair each play a dual role: the first is Brats and the third and last is Our Relations.
A year prior to the first scene, Stan Laurel married Oliver Hardy's sister (played by Oliver), and Oliver married Stan's sister (played by Stan) in a double wedding. They all live together and Stan and Ollie work in the same office. After some gags involving telephones, the wives are seen making preparations for a surprise party to celebrate their first anniversary during which a cake lands on Mrs. Laurel's head, causing her to bear an uncanny resemblance to a portrait of Elizabeth I on the dining room wall. Stan and Ollie then arrive but the couples cannot help but squabble throughout the party. In the final scenes a delivery boy (played by Charlie Hall) arrives with another cake which is thrown in Mrs. Laurel's face by an acrimonious Mrs. Hardy.
- Stan Laurel as Mr. Stan Laurel / Mrs. Sandy Hardy
- Oliver Hardy as Oliver Hardy / Mrs. Fanny Laurel
- Baldwin Cooke as Soda Jerk (uncredited)
- Charlie Hall as Delivery Boy (uncredited)
- Ham Kinsey as Passerby (uncredited)
- Carol Tevis as Mrs. Hardy (voice) (uncredited)
- May Wallace as Mrs. Laurel (voice) (uncredited)
- The voice of Mrs. Hardy (Stan's sister) is dubbed by Carol Tevis, whose voice is dubbed on the Munchkin singers in the 1939 version of The Wizard of Oz.
- The voice of Mrs. Laurel (Oliver's sister) is dubbed by May Wallace, who also appeared with the duo in County Hospital as a Nurse.
- This is the second time Stan Laurel appears in drag as Oliver Hardy's wife; the first was That's My Wife. Stan also dressed in drag three years earlier in Another Fine Mess, being passed off to prospective house tenants as a maid. Subsequently, Stan would appear in drag twice more, in A Chump at Oxford in 1940 and finally, in Jitterbugs, briefly, as a Boston matron, in 1943.
- Twice Two was the last Laurel & Hardy film directed by James Parrott.
- Twice Two at the Internet Movie Database
- Twice Two at the TCM Movie Database
- Twice Two at AllMovie
- Twice Two at Rotten Tomatoes
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