Blackpool, Britain's No.1 tourist resort,
host to the world's No.1 comedy team on two occasions.
The first was a one night stay at the Metropole Hotel, in 1932 when, upon their arrival,
Laurel and Hardy fans filled the whole of the area shown in the photo above left.
June 1947 found
Laurel and Hardy doing
a one-week appearance at the Palace Theatre
on the seafront, whilst staying just outside Blackpool, at the Clifton Arms Hotel, Lytham St. Annes.
The Gigantic Wheel, The Palace Theatre,
Blackpool (with the twin
and the Blackpool Tower (circa 1927).
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GRAND METROPOLE HOTEL, BLACKPOOL
BLACKPOOL TOWER and CIRCUS
BLACKPOOL WINTER GARDENS