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Rappe, Virginia 1895-1921

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Works: 9 works in 25 publications in 1 language and 1,985 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Biographies  Biographical fiction  Noir fiction  Trials, litigation, etc 
Classifications: PS3551.T49,
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Publications about Virginia Rappe
Most widely held works about Virginia Rappe
    Devil's garden by Ace Atkins( Book )
    4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,043 libraries worldwide
    In this noir crime classic about one of the most notorious trials in American history--the 1921 manslaughter case against silent-screen comedy star Roscoe Fatty Arbuckle--Dashiell Hammett ivestigates what really happened at Arbuckle's San Francisco party and discovers a truth that will change American legal history--and his own life forever
    Room 1219 : the life of Fatty Arbuckle, the mysterious death of Virginia Rappe, and the scandal that changed Hollywood by Greg Merritt( Book )
    3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
    "In 1921, one of the biggest movie stars in the world was accused of killing a woman. What followed was an unprecedented avalanche of press coverage, the original "trial of the century," and a wave of censorship that altered the course of Hollywood filmmaking. It began on Labor Day, when comic actor Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, then at the pinnacle of his fame and fortune, hosted a party in San Francisco's best hotel. As the party raged, he was alone in room 1219 with Virginia Rappe, a minor actress. Four days later, she died, and he was charged with her murder. ROOM 1219 presents the crime story from the day of the "orgy" through the three trials. Relying on a careful examination of documents, the book finally reveals, after almost a century of wild speculation, what most likely occurred in room 1219. In addition, ROOM 1219 covers the creation of the film industry--from the first silent experiments to a studio-based system capable of making and, ultimately, breaking a beloved superstar"--
    Devil's garden by Ace Atkins( Sound Recording )
    10 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
    When silent-film star Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle is accused of crushing an actress to death during a wild 1920s party, Pinkerton agent Dashiell Hammett struggles to sort out conflicting testimony from witnesses, while William Randolph Hearst's newspapers demand a guilty verdict
    The day the laughter stopped : the true story of Fatty Arbuckle by David A Yallop( Book )
    3 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
    The Fatty Arbuckle case by Leo Guild( Book )
    1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
    [Virginia Rappe, full-length portrait, seated, in costume, facing front] by Underwood & Underwood( visu )
    1 edition published in 1920 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    [Virginia Rappe, half-length portrait, seated, in costume, facing left] ( visu )
    1 edition published in 1920 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    [Virginia Rappe, head-and-shoulders portrait] ( visu )
    1 edition published in 1920 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    [Virginia Rappe, head-and-shoulders portrait, posed with a dog] ( visu )
    1 edition published in 1920 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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