August 6, 1960 - Tough guy Rychard Cramer, best remembered in Scram
and Saps at Sea, dies in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 71.
1961 - John McCabe releases the biography Mr. Laurel and Mr. Hardy.
April 17, 1961 - Stan receives a special Oscar
August 19, 1961 - Charles Gemora, who played "Ethel" in The Chimp and
the gorilla in Swiss Miss, dies in Hollywood, California, at the age of 58.
October 29, 1961 - Stanley J. "Tiny" Sandford, who appeared with the boys
in 23 films, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 67.
January 9, 1962 - LeRoy Shield dies in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at the
age of 68.
1964 - The organization "Sons of the Desert" is founded by John McCabe,
Orson Bean, Al Kilgore, Chuck McCann, & John Municino.
February 23, 1965 - Stan Laurel suffers a heart attack and dies at the
age of 74.
July 27, 1966 - Bobby Dunn, the shoplifter in Tit for Tat, dies in Hollywood.
1967 - Our tent, the Way Out West tent, is founded as the fifth chapter of
the Sons of the Desert in Los Angeles, California.
1969 - Al Kilgore and Chuck McCann record dialog for the silent film
Double Whoopee.
July 5, 1969 - Leo McCarey, Laurel & Hardy's and Charley Chase's
Supervising Director, dies in Santa Monica, California, at the age of 70.


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