Sons of the Desert

Sons of the Desert is a 1933 American pre-Code comedy film starring Laurel and Hardy. Directed by William A. Seiter, it was released in the United States on December 29, 1933. In the United Kingdom, the film was originally released under the title Fraternally Yours.


The film begins with a California meeting of the Sons of the Desert, a fraternal lodge of which Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are members. The organization will hold its national convention in Chicago in a week and all members must take an oath to attend. Stan is reluctant for fear that his wife Betty won't allow the trip, but pledges after being cajoled by Oliver.