Following the Comedy Trail: A Guide to Laurel and Hardy and Our Gang Film Locations
Tradepaper, 208 pages
10″ x 7″, 50 b&w photographs
I love these books! And I’ll bet that anyone who cares about Laurel and Hardy, Our Gang and Hollywood history will feel the same way. — Leonard Maltin
Leon Smith’s journey back to the sites of many of the episodes in the Laurel and Hardy and Our Gang canon is an extension of a professional curiosity into the knowledge that the fact of place evokes the memory of experience. In the case of Following the Comedy Trail the recollection is of sheer pleasure. — Lawrence Christon, The Los Angeles Times
A guide to Laurel and Hardy and Our Gang film locations around Los Angeles provided by Detective Leon Smith, a 30-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department. This guide reveals exact addresses of these historical sites and feature his present-day photographs along with production stills showing how the locations appeared in the original film.