I’d like to share one of my favorite holiday programs, Big Business. This is a short film by the comedy duo Laurel and Hardy. They start out selling Christmas trees door to door, and find that door to door sales are quite difficult, especially when a pitch for a big business idea to a potential customer goes horribly awry.
This is a bit different from most other holiday programs you’ll find on the television. There is no Santa, no scramble to deliver toys to children, no sugar sweet happy ending. Just two clods selling trees and making a mess in the process.
If you have 20 minutes to spare, click below and enjoy “the story of a man who turned the other cheek – and got punched in the nose”. FYI, Big Business is also available on Hulu.