Laurel and Hardy: Rebellious Clowns (PG*)

4pm / + Live musical accompaniment by Neil Brand

2 June 2013
Cinema 1

Standard - 10.50 online /
11.50 on the door

Barbican Members - 8.40 online /
9.20 on the door

Concessions - 9.50 online /
10.50 on the door

Under 18s 6

50p online booking fee, 60p telephone booking fee per transaction - click here for more information on booking fees

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The avant-garde has always prized early silent comedies for their inventive and disruptive responses to ordinary situations and narrative logic.

This anarchic Laurel and Hardy triple-bill Leave 'Em Laughing (1928), You're Darn Tootin' (1928) and Big Business (1929) features fisticuffs, traffic pile-ups, laughing gas, trousers falling down, and the breathtakingly gleeful destruction of property.

Leave 'Em Laughing
US 1928 Dir Clyde Brukman 21 min

You're Darn Tootin'
US 1928 Dir Edgar Kennedy 20 min

Big Business
US 1929 Dirs James W Horne and Leo McCarey 19 min

Total programme running time 60 min

Part of A Grammar of Subversion
Part of Silent Film & Live Music Series

* Local classification

Please arrive promptly at the advertised start time

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