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Old 08-05-2015, 10:23 PM   #745
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Theatrical release poster..
Chapters of The Sons of the Desert (international Laurel and Hardy Appreciation Society) take their names from the duo's films. Leave 'Em Laughing chapters are currently located in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the Twin Cities, Minnesota and Jacksonville, Florida..Release dates January 28, 1928...

Leave 'em Laughing ..

January – English bacteriologist Frederick Griffith reports the results of Griffith's experiment/1 – EsTonia changes its currency from the mark to the kroon\4-Half of England was under water due to flooding/6 -Charlie Chaplin The Circus premiered at the Strand Theatre in New York City-A 92 m.p.h. gale struck the British Isles, increasing the high risk of flooding even further- Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Mortalium animos\ 7-River Thames burst its banks in London shortly after midnight, killing 14/8-The flood tide in London passed at 2:18 a.m\9-A Council in Rome declared that the city's new coat of arms would include a fasces along with the Savoy cross/12 – Ruth Snyder (Born March 27, 1895) is executed at Sing Sing..Her prison cell there would in the future also be used to hold Eva Coo and "Lonely Hearts killer" Martha Beck\13-General Electric demonstrated the potential of TV by broadcasting into 3 homes in Schenectady, NY./17 – 1st fully automatic photographic film developing machine patented\18-Nicaraguan rebel leader Augusto César Sandino was rumored to have been killed in a U.S. bombing raid/23-Norway formally annexed Bouvet Island by royal decree-21 federal prisoners escaped from Wayne County Jail in Michigan via a tunnel dug through a six-inch brick wall- "The Adventure of the Good Soldier Schweik" premieres in Berlin\25 - Emir of Afghanistan Amānullāh Khān and his wife Soraya Tarzi arrived in Paris/26 – The volcanic island Anak Krakatau appears\27-Charles Lindbergh flew to Bogotá, Colombia where he was welcomed by a crowd of 15,000/30-Strange Interlude makes extensive use of a soliloquy technique, in which the characters speak their inner thoughts to the audience- 1st radio telephone connection between Netherlands & US\31 – Trotsky is exiled to Alma-Ata-Lindbergh flew to Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, using a golf course west of the city as a landing strip, and met with the local governor- Scotch tape 1st marketed by 3-M Company..What's worse than an aching tooth at 3 in the morning? - 2 of them .. isn't this nice?. It sure is.. We're just like two peas in a pot.. Why didn't you want to take the oath?.I was afraid..Of what?.. I was afraid that if I took the oath, they wouldn't let me go...
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