Sunday, August 4, 2013

Pressbook For THE DEVIL'S BROTHER



THE DEVIL'S BROTHER was a 1933 film starring Laurel and Hardy, with Thelma Todd and Dennis King. Although it was based on a famous comic opera as the poster says



 
it could also be seen as a thirties gangster film. The character known as "The Devil's Brother" in the story is a notorious bandit who steals Thelma Todd's valuables.
 
 
 
Here is the press book for the film.
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Thelma Todd in a scene from the film with the beautiful Lucille Brown.




FRA DIAVOLO/THE DEVIL'S BROTHER ( Laurel and Hardy movie ):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Devil's_Brother

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0023943/



FRA DIAVOLO  ( Opera ):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra_Diavolo_(opera)

Fra Diavolo (  Michele Pezza, the original Fra Diavolo, a historical figure ):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra_Diavolo



Lucile Browne:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucile_Browne

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0115043/bio

http://filesofjerryblake.com/serial-heroines/lucile-browne/


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1 comment:

  1. Nice stuff, one of her best remembered feature films

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