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Stan Laurel – Born on 16 June 1890

Stan Laurel (aka Arthur Stanley Jefferson) was born in Ulverston, Cumbria, on 16 June 1890.

To celebrate the day, here are two newspaper reports from the 1930s about Laurel and Hardy.

historical newspaper report about laurel and hardy

Derby Daily Telegraph – Saturday 07 July 1934

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000521/19340707/043/0006

historical newspaper report about laurel and hardy

Edinburgh Evening News – Monday 25 July 1932

Image © Johnston Press plc. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000452/19320725/020/0003

historical newspaper report about laurel and hardy

Evening Telegraph – Friday 02 February 1934

Image © D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000563/19340202/046/0005

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