Posts Tagged ‘Roscoe Arbuckle’

Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle Birthday

Monday, March 24th, 2008

Happy Birthday to Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle on what would be his 121st birthday. I know there are some that get upset at referring to the comedian as “Fatty” and believe me, I can understand why he did not want to be called as such, but that is what most people know him as.

 

 

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As most people know, Arbuckle’s career was cut short when he was placed on trial for the rape and death of actress, Virginia Rappe. A friend and film researcher Joan Myers has been working on a book project that will shed light on some different and unknown aspects of the comedians trial. To learn more about it, go to the Alternative Film Guide and read the Q & A by Andre Soares with Joan.

 

 

 

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