History of the Sons of the Desert
Sons of the Desert, following the plot line of the 1933 Laurel and
feature, was formed
What do the tents do at their meetings?
Naturally, they show the films of Laurel and Hardy and the Our Gang comedies that were made at the same Hal Roach Studios. The Sons hold an International Convention every other year in a large city. In July of 2006 the Sons met in Augusta, Georgia near the birthplace of Oliver Hardy. The 2008 International Convention will be held in Amsterdam, Holland on July 9-13. In addition, the Sons hold a United Kingdom Convention annually.
The 2007 Convention will be in the city of Stoke-on-Trent on May 4-7. In addition there is a European Convention which is held every other year. The 2007 Convention will be held on August 24-27, 2007 in Dublin, Ireland.