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Buster and Fatty Vamp and Camp It Up in THE COOK

The fabulous Fritzi over at Movies Silently is hosting A Shorts Blogathon! You can find all the entries here.

I’m doing Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle’s… 1,210 more words

Movie Briefs

Babymoon At The Site of Fatty Arbuckle's Tragic Downfall

My husband and I decided to take a “babymoon” vacation in San Francisco when I was seven months pregnant. For those of you who haven’t heard the term, a “babymoon” is a vacation for you and your partner to enjoy your last moments as a lone couple before the baby arrives–the last hurrah celebrating the freedoms of single-hood before an extreme commitment (sounds more like a bachelor party than a honeymoon to me). 557 more words

Hollywood Scandal: Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle

On screen, Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle was one of the greatest physical comedians of the ’teens, second perhaps only to Charlie Chaplin. Yet it was what he enjoyed off-screen that would eventually lead to his demise. 919 more words

Brian McTamaney

Top 10 Silent Movie Comedians

Today, when most people hear the words “silent comedy” they probably think of things like Charlie Chaplin’s silhouette framed in the sunset or twinkly piano music playing over barely decipherable grainy images and, perhaps, people getting kicked up the arse. 2,675 more words


An interview with Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle

From the mid-1910s until 1921, Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle was one of the most popular of film comedians.  However, at the height of his fame, he was tried for the rape and manslaughter of actress Virginia Rappe.  1,815 more words


Lone Pine

You never know what you can find and see until you go and look. I used to do a lot of driving across the country, and I made a point of getting off the Interstate system as often as I reasonably could to do just that – see what I could see. 690 more words


Hooray for William Howard Taft!

(Inspired by an article by Joe Carlson.)

I’d like to say, right here and now, that I am very proud

To be among those people who are flesh & blood-endowed. 118 more words