One Good Turn is a 1931 American Pre-Code short comedy film starring Laurel and Hardy.

Contents 1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Notes 4 External links


Stan and Ollie are suffering during the Great Depression and begging for food. A friendly old lady provides them with some sandwiches. Enjoying their meal they hear that the old lady will be thrown out of her house because she is robbed and cannot pay her mortgage. They don't know that the old lady is rehearsing a play. Stan and Ollie decide to repay the old lady by selling their car. During the auction a drunken man (Billy Gilbert) puts a wallet in Stan's pocket. Ollie accuses Stan of having robbed the old lady but when they return to the old lady's place they hear the truth. Stan takes revenge on Ollie.


Stan Laurel as Stanley Oliver Hardy as Ollie Mary Carr as the old lady Jimmy Finlayson as a Community Player who plays the landlord Billy Gilbert as the Drunk Gordon Douglas as A Community player Dorothy Granger as a Community Player Snub Pollard as a Community Player Lyle Tayo as a Community Player


Stan Laurel's daughter Lois was fearful of Oliver Hardy (known to her as "Uncle Babe") when her father was hit by Hardy in many Laurel and Hardy films. So, Laurel wrote a scene in which Hardy was hit by him.

External links

One Good Turn at the Internet Movie Database One Good Turn at Rotten Tomatoes

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