Flying Elephants is a two-reel silent film from 1928 directed by and produced by. It stars Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy as a pair of battling cavemen. Although released in February 1928, Flying Elephants was actually filmed back in May 1927, before the duo were established as the world-famous comedy team. As a result, the film lacks the Laurel & Hardy trademarks and consists mostly of solo performances by the two comedians