Lh their purple moment
Lh their purple moment poster

Their Purple Moment is a Laurel & Hardy silent short film released 19 May 1928.


Henpecked Stan and Ollie have been secretly saving money from their paychecks so they can enjoy a night on the town away from their wives. Stan's wife discovers the scheme and secretly replaces his hidden loot with cigar coupons. The boys are unable to settle a huge restaurant bill, and their evening ends in a pie-throwing brawl in the restaurant's kitchen.


  • Stan Laurel as Stan Pincher
  • Oliver Hardy as Ollie
  • Anita Garvin as Ollie's girlfriend
  • Kay Deslys as Stan's girlfriend
  • Fay Holderness as Mrs. Pincher
  • S.J. Sandford as Waiter
  • Lyle Tayo as Mrs. Hardy
  • Leo Willis as Cab driver
  • Jimmy Aubrey as Cook
  • Ed Brandenburg as Waiter
  • Dorothy Coburn as Hatcheck girl
  • Harry Earles as Midget performer
  • Helen Gilmore as Pink Pub patron
  • Jack Hill as Doorman/Pink Pub patron
  • Sam Lufkin as Waiter
  • Gene Morgan as Waiter
  • John B. O'Brien as Pink Pub patron
  • Patsy O'Brien as Gossip
  • Retta Palmer as Pink Pub patron
  • Dorothea Wolbert as Waitress