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End Notes on the MGM-Era Work

This will come as a big surprise to hear (from a serious fan) — and is certainly not a concession I thought I’d be making — but after watching all of them now, I’ve come to realize that the MGM-era Keaton work is just, truly, not that bad. 1,298 more words

MGM-Era Feature

Witley, June 2, 1917

Saturday          Weather fine & windy, week end clean up. Afternoon letter writing. Evening went to pictures Tomorrow going for a long walk and attend Hambledon E. 124 more words

Camps

My Vintage Life: Fatty Arbuckle and the Scandal that Changed Hollywood

Welcome back! Firstly, sorry to anyone who checked in last week expecting a post. My fiancé flew over at very short notice to help with some visa-related bits and pieces. 1,660 more words

1920s

Oh Doctor (1917)

This comedy directed by and starring Roscoe (Fatty) Arbuckle is also an early vehicle for Buster Keaton, who plays his spoiled and immature son. While a bit rough around the edges, there is some good physical and situational comedy here. 758 more words

Reviews

February 1917

Most of the headlines for this month relate to the First World War, and increasing international tensions that will bring the US into the war soon… 363 more words

Context

Film #254: His Wedding Night (1917)

director: Roscoe Arbuckle (Fatty)
language: silent
length: 19 minutes
watched on: 26 December 2016 (plane 5/6)

Along with Cops, this was also in Air France’s Buster Keaton collection, and was randomly the one I decided to watch next. 515 more words

Films

The Knockout - 1914

The most clever moment of The Knockout is a part where the film breaks the fourth wall. Pug, played by Fatty Arbuckle, has to change in order to get ready for a boxing match. 798 more words

Movies