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Arbuckle, Roscoe 1887-1933

Overview
Works: 432 works in 630 publications in 1 language and 8,560 library holdings
Genres: Silent films  Short films  Comedy films  Drama  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Slapstick comedy films  Television comedies  Documentary television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer, Restager, Production personnel, Author, Dedicatee, Scenarist, Costume designer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Roscoe Arbuckle
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Publications by Roscoe Arbuckle, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Roscoe Arbuckle
The dragon painter ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in No Linguistic Content and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Screen snapshots: "An Impromptu Comedy. Charles Murray, 'Fatty' Arbuckle and Sessue Hayakawa stage an original comedy for 'Screen Snapshots.'"--Opening intertitles
The best Arbuckle/Keaton collection ( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
A collection of 12 originally silent films with English intertitles and added musical accompaniment
The cook : and other treasures ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 148 libraries worldwide
The Cook : When a tough guy annoys the pretty cashier, the waiter and a feisty dog come to her defense. A reckless romeo : A philandering husband is caught when his attempts at indiscretion are filmed by a newsreel camerman. Number please: a man chases his girlfriend's dog around a seaside resort, on the roller-coaster and merry-go-round
Arbuckle & Keaton ( visu )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
[Out West] Arbuckle's first attempt at movie parody, poking fun at the already cliched cowboy western. The film also contains some heavy racism
Slapstick encyclopedia ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Showcases the early comedy shorts of the film industry
Arbuckle & Keaton ( visu )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
[Rough house] Contains Arbuckle's famous "roll dance," where at the breakfast table, he sticks two forks each into a separate roll and then uses them to do a parody of Charlie Chaplin's walk. Chaplin, appreciating the gag, later expanded on it for use in his film "The Gold Rush."
The Best Arbuckle ( visu )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
From 1913 to 1916, Roscoe Fatty Arbuckle rose from the ranks of bit player to writer, director and star of comedies for Mack Sennett's Keystone Film Company. Because of Sennett's belief that actors were interchangeable, he lost Arbuckle to producer Joseph M. Schenck, who not only paid the comedian handsomely, but also permitted him complete creative control. To help in the new venture, Arbuckle recruited Buster Keaton, popular star of a knockabout vaudeville act; Keaton took a large pay cut to act in motion pictures, and Arbuckle welcomed his ideas andtaught him all he knew about making movies. This volume of the collection presents films that Arbuckle and Keaton made for Schenck between 1917 and 1918; they are presented chronologically so we can watch Buster grow from Arbuckle's bit player to his full partner. Following the 1921 scandal that was inflamed by a publicity-seeking prosecutor and the tabloid press, Arbuckle's films were withdrawn from circulation in America, and the negatives were not preserved. The films in this collection were gathered from international archives and private collections. The English intertitles are new, and except for Coney Island, derived from non-English sources. All the films are digitally mastered from 35mm, sometimes directly from the nitrate originals
The Best Arbuckle ( visu )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
From 1913 to 1916, Roscoe Fatty Arbuckle rose from the ranks of bit player to writer, director and star of comedies for Mack Sennett's Keystone Film Company. Because of Sennett's belief that actors were interchangeable, he lost Arbuckle to producer Joseph M. Schenck, who not only paid the comedian handsomely, but also permitted him complete creative control. To help in the new venture, Arbuckle recruited Buster Keaton, popular star of a knockabout vaudeville act; Keaton took a large pay cut to act in motion pictures, and Arbuckle welcomed his ideas and taught him all he knew about making movies. This volume of the collection presents films that Arbuckle and Keaton made for Schenck between 1918 and 1919; they are presented chronologically so we can watch Buster grow from Arbuckle's bit player to his full partner. Following the 1921 scandal that was inflamed by a publicity-seeking prosecutor and the tabloid press, Arbuckle's films were withdrawn from circulation in America, and the negatives were not preserved. The films in this collection were gathered from international archives and private collections. The English intertitles are new, and except for Back Stage, derived from non-English sources. All the films are digitally mastered from 35mm, sometimes directly from the nitrate originals
The forgotten films of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Presents the films of Fatty Arbuckle, the grown-up fat boy of American silent cinema, who dominated silent film comedy from the days of Keystone until tragic events in 1921 shattered his career, throwing his film triumphs into obscurity. Blacklisted by Hollywood, Arbuckle continued directing dozens of film comedies under the pseudonym "William Goodrich" for almost another decade
The first kings of comedy collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
A hilarious tribute to the era of silent slapstick comedy and all the uproarious comedians who built the comedy genre
The knockout by Mack Sennett( visu )
9 editions published between 1914 and 1985 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 84 libraries worldwide
This comedy was directed by Mack Sennett during the period Charlie Chaplin worked at Sennett's Keystone Studios. Dan Albert and Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle fight each other over the affections of a woman, with Chaplin (as the Little Tramp) playing the referee in a small role
Keystone by Dave Douglas( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
The comedy stage is set when Mabel refuses Al's offer of marriage to accept Fatty's. Al vows revenge, hiring Brutus Bombastic's Gang to execute it. Soon Mabel and Fatty and their house are floating out to sea ... and it's up to Teddy the dog to get through to the Keystone Kops
The rounders by Charles Chaplin( visu )
6 editions published between 1914 and 1988 in Undetermined and English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
This comedy, written and directed by Charlie Chaplin during the period he worked at Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios, stars Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Phyllis Allen, and Chaplin (as the Little Tramp). Chaplin and Arbuckle play two gentlemen living with their wives in a hotel, and their adventures and fights with their wives and others as they get progressively drunker. In the end, they fall asleep in a sinking rowboat in a park pond
The masquerader ( visu )
5 editions published between 1914 and 1988 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
This comedy, written and directed by Charlie Chaplin during the period he worked at Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios, stars Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Chester Conklin, and Chaplin. Chaplin (as the Little Tramp) plays an actor who messes up his scenes and is dismissed from the studio. He returns dressed as a woman to try again - and still fails to make it into the movie. As usual in a Chaplin film, there are many chases and fights
Charlie Chaplin ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Disc 1 includes: Shoulder Arms (1918); The Champion (1915); The Kid (1921). Disc 2 includes: Easy Street (1917); The Vagabond (1916); Work (1915); The Tramp (1915); The Knockout (1914), and Kid Auto Races at Venice (1914)
Fatty and Mabel adrift ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Newly wed Fatty and Mabel's first night in their seaside cottage turns into a nightmare when jilted St. John casts the house out into the ocean. Locations include Castle Rock Beach near Topanga Canyon and Coast Highway; Docks just below San Pedro Hospital (formerly Hotel Clarence) near what today is the intersection of Harbor Blvd. and 3rd St., San Pedro; and Los Angeles Harbor (near Angel's Gate lighthouse and breakwater)
Tango tangles by Charles Chaplin( visu )
4 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
This comedy, by director Mack Sennett, stars Charlie Chaplin during the period he worked at Keystone Studios. Chaplin and Fatty Arbuckle fight over a girl in a dance hall
His favorite pastime ( visu )
2 editions published in 1914 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
This comedy was directed by George Nichols during the period that Charlie Chaplin worked at Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios. It stars Chaplin, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, and Peggy Pearce in a story about a man who pursues a woman who repeatedly rejects him
A film Johnnie ( visu )
1 edition published in 1914 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
This comedy was directed by George Nichol during the period that Charlie Chaplin worked at Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios. It stars Chaplin, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, and Mabel Normand in a story about a man who falls in love with and pursues a screen actress
In the beginning : film comedy pioneers ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A survey of once important, now forgotten but still funny vaudevillians, stage actors and novelty acts that gravitated to the film world during the first fifteen years of the century. Their work in front of the camera inspired the first wave of film comedy
 
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Arbuckle Fatty 1887-1933
Arbuckle, Roscoe
Arbuckle, Roscoe 1887-1933
Arbuckle, Roscoe Conkling 1887-1933
Arbuckle, Roscoe 'Fatty' 1887-1933
Conkling Arbuckle, Roscoe 1887-1933
Fatty 1887-1933
Fatty Arbuckle
Good Will B. 1887-1933
Goodrich, William 1887-1933
Goodrich William B. 1887-1933
Roscoe Arbuckle acteur américain
Roscoe Arbuckle actor estadounidense
Roscoe Arbuckle americký herec němého filmu, komik, režisér a scénárista
Roscoe Arbuckle Amerikaans acteur
Roscoe Arbuckle amerikai színész, filmrendező
Roscoe Arbuckle amerykański aktor, artysta komediowy, reżyser i scenarzysta kina niemego
Roscoe Arbuckle attore, produttore cinematografico e regista statunitense
Roscoe Arbuckle US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur
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