1910 - Oliver Hardy begins work as a movie theater projectionist in
Milledgeville, Georgia.
September 22, 1910 - Stan leaves Southampton for America as part of
the Fred Karno troupe. He is Charlie Chaplin's understudy.
1913 - Karno's troupe breaks up when Chaplin signs a film contract.
November 17, 1913 - Babe marries Madelyn Saloshin. They move to
Jacksonville, Florida.
April 12, 1914 - Babe makes his first film, Outwitting Dad.
1917 - Stan Laurel makes his first film, Nuts in May.
October 1917 - Oliver Hardy heads to Hollywood.
1918 - Stan enters a common law marriage with Mae Dahlberg.


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