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Big Business

Big Business is a 1929 Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy comedy short subject. The two play Christmas tree salesmen who wind up destroying a grumpy customer's house. It was written by Leo McCarey and H.M. Walker[?], and directed by James W. Horne[?] and McCarey.

The film has been selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.


Big Business was also a 1980s comedy starting Lily Tomlin and Bette Midler. It had the situation of two pairs of twins who were mixed up as babies, and one pair (played by Tomlin and Midler) ends up in a rich family while the other pair ends up in a poor family, but both pairs run into each other in a New York hotel, creating a comedy situation.



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