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Fatty Arbuckle

Actor, Victim (24-Mar-1887 — 29-Jun-1933)


Andy Edmonds. Fatty: The Untold Story of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle. London, UK: Macdonald. 1991. 319pp.

Leo Guild. The Fatty Arbuckle Case. New York City: Paperback Library. 1962. 156pp.

Ronald J. Lilek. The Fatty Arbuckle Scandal: The Man, the Crime, the Trials. Arizona State University Press. 1976. 129pp.

James L. Neibaur. Arbuckle and Keaton: Their 14 Film Collaborations. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co.. 2007. 209pp.

Stuart Oderman. Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle: A Biography of the Silent Film Comedian. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co.. 1994. 245pp.

Jerry Stahl. I, Fatty. New York City: Bloomsbury. 2004. 280pp.

David A. Yallop. The Day the Laughter Stopped: The True Story of Fatty Arbuckle. New York City: St. Martin's Press. 1976. 348pp.

Robert Young. Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 1994. 307pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.47)

  7. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.19)

  8. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.24)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.20)

  10. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.22)

  11. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.21)

  12. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.16)

  13. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.26)

  14. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.107)

  15. Cult Movie Stars (p.29)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.10)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.333)

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