Harry Nilsson's "thumb-as-lighter" cover photo for A Little Touch of Schmilsson in the Night is based on a gag in the Laurel and Hardy film, Way Out West.


Laurel and Hardy Thumb-As-A-Lighter Gag


Way Out West is a 1937 Laurel and Hardy comedy film directed by James W. Horne, produced by Stan Laurel, and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was the second picture for which Stan Laurel was credited as producer.