Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are widely acknowledged among the greatest comedy teams of all time. Their films -- enjoyed for generations -- helped define screen comedy, and their legacy traces through Abbot & Costello to contemporary buddy comedies. Transferred for the first time in high-definition and digitally restored, this set contains such favorites as Helpmates, Hog Wild, Another Fine Mess, Sons of the Desert, Way Out West, and the Academy Award® winning film The Music Box. Packed with entertaining bonus features, the collection includes brand new interviews with comedy legends Dick Van Dyke, Jerry Lewis, and Tim Conway, among others; insightful commentaries by classic-film experts and historians; additional films starring the duo, and original trailers. Laurel & Hardy: The Essential Collection showcases some of the most cherished and hilarious films in cinema history and is a must-have for comedy fans and collectors everywhere.