The Forgotten Films of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle (2005)

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Enjoy 32 classic silent and sound comedies that star Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, a 266-pound man-child whose career never recovered from a scandalous rape trial in which he was found innocent. A contemporary of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton -- and, in his heyday, as popular as either of them -- Arbuckle directs and stars alongside Rudolph Valentino, Harold Lloyd and a host of other silent-screen heavyweights. Includes previously "lost" footage.
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Classics , Comedy , Special Interest
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An armload of historians, musicians and technicians have rescued 32 films from Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle (1887-1933) and not only released them on DVD, but have taken several steps toward restoring Arbuckle's reputation as a pioneering cinema clown.

Full Review… | November 19, 2010
Combustible Celluloid

A fine representative sampling...

Full Review… | May 24, 2005
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Audience Reviews for The Forgotten Films of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle

Fatty Arbuckle made a great many short film comedies and most people have never heard of him, yet alone seen any of his films. He was a great comedian with an amazing knack for physical comedy. His films are a delight and very funny.

James Higgins
James Higgins

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