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Biography (print)

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

Robert Young. Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1994. ISBN 0313265372

Stuart Oderman. Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle: A Biography of the Silent Film Comedian, 1987-1933. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 1994. ISBN 0899508723

Andy Edmonds. Frame-Up: The Untold Story of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle. New York: William Morrow, 1991.

James Neibaur. Arbuckle and Keaton: Their 14 Film Collaborations. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2006. ISBN 0786428317

Jerry Stahl. I, Fatty. New York: Bloomsbury, 2004. ISBN 1582342474

Greg Merritt. Room 1219: The Life of Fatty Arbuckle, the Mysterious Death of Virginia Rappe, and the Scandal That Changed Hollywood. Chicago, IL: Chicago Review Press Incorporated, 2013.


Biographical movies
The Forgotten Films of Roscoe Fatty Arbuckle (2005) (V)

Buster Keaton and Fatty Roscoe Arbuckle (2002) (TV)

Fatty Arbuckle (1915)

Portrayed in
Forever (1993)

Sunset (1988)

Return to Babylon (2013)

Butcher Boys (2009) (V)

Article
Vox (Hungary)May 2000, Iss. 37, pg. 96, by: Dénes Orosz, "Fatty és a kólásüveg"
Classic Images (USA)October 1997, Iss. 268, pg. C12-13, by: James Neibaur, "Roscoe Arbuckle at Vitaphone"
Griffithiana (Italy)October 1993, Iss. 48/49, pg. 54-61, by: Henry Jenkins, "Hey, Pop! Credits and Synopses of the Six Fatty Arbuckle Vitaphones"
Classic Images (USA)April 1993, Iss. 214, pg. 42, 44, 56 (includes filmography), by: Richard M. Roberts, "Fatty Arbuckle Re-examined"
Classic Images (USA)December 1992, Iss. 210, pg. 16-17, 20, C20, by: Jay Rozgonyi, "Fatty Arbuckle; Lost and Found"
Classic Film Collector (USA)1968, Iss. 22 (Fall), pg. 29, by: Mrs. Al St. John, "About the 'Arbuckle Affair'"
Variety (USA)4 July 1933, pg. 55:1, "Roscoe (Fatty) Arbuckle"
New York Times (USA)30 June 1933, pg. 17:4, "Fatty Arbuckle Dies in His Sleep; Film Comedian, Central Figure in Coast Tragedy in 1921, Long Barred from Screen; On Eve of His 'Come-Back'"
Moving Picture World (USA)27 August 1927, pg. 583, "Agitation on Arbuckle Flops in Washington"
Motion Picture Classic (USA)July 1927, pg. 45, 76, 79, by: Dorothy Calhoun, "Not a Sob-Story; Fatty Arbuckle Figures It Out"
Moving Picture World (USA)2 May 1927, pg. 787, "Arbuckle Wins Much Applause"
Moving Picture World (USA)26 March 1927, pg. 267, "'Fatty' May Return"
Moving Picture World (USA)19 March 1927, pg. 163, "Carlos Signs Arbuckle"
Moving Picture World (USA)4 January 1927, pg. 327, "Roscoe Arbuckle in a Broadway Revival"
Moving Picture World (USA)25 December 1926, pg. 580, "[as William Goodrich] Cantor's Next Film to Launch New Year"
Movie Weekly (USA)21 June 1924, pg. 21, "Roscoe Arbuckle May Return to the Screen"
New York Times (USA)1 January 1924, pg. 25:8, "[Durfee] Divorces 'Fatty' Arbuckle; Wife Says He Earns $25,000 a Year as Movie Director"
Moving Picture World (USA)30 January 1923, pg. 449, "'Fatty' Comes Back"
Moving Picture World (USA)20 January 1923, pg. 222-23, "More Against Arbuckle's 'Come-Back' Than Favor It"
Moving Picture World (USA)20 January 1923, pg. 219, "Hays Says Public Shall Decide Whether Arbuckle Is Wanted on Screen"
Moving Picture World (USA)13 January 1923, pg. 126, "Hays' Plea for Arbuckle Fails to Sway Committee"
Moving Picture World (USA)13 January 1923, pg. 126, "Opinions Differ Widely About 'Fatty' Arbuckle 's 'Come-Back'"
Moving Picture World (USA)6 January 1923, pg. 34, "Hays Answers Ministers"
Moving Picture World (USA)6 January 1923, pg. 34, "Opinions About Arbuckle's Return Are Largely Divided"
Moving Picture World (USA)30 December 1922, pg. 840, "Cohen on Arbuckle Case"
Moving Picture World (USA)30 December 1922, pg. 840, "Hays Gives Arbuckle Chance to Coime Back; Protests Raised"
Moving Picture World (USA)29 April 1922, pg. 921, ill, "Hays Suspends Fatty Arbuckle Films, Experimental Showing Packed Theatre"
Moving Picture World (USA)22 April 1922, pg. 833, "Arbuckle Acquitted"
Moving Picture World (USA)22 October 1921, pg. 888, "Damage to Our Business"
Moving Picture World (USA)1 October 1921, pg. 513, "The Arbuckle Case"
Moving Picture World (USA)24 September 1921, pg. 395, "It Is Not for Us to Pass Judgment on Roscoe Arbuckle, Says M.P.T.O.A."
Moving Picture World (USA)24 September 1921, pg. 383, by: Arthur James, "The Sordid Arbuckle Tragedy"
Moving Picture World (USA)24 September 1921, pg. 382, 384, ill, "Exhibitors Withdraw Arbuckle Comedies, Awaiting Court Action on Murder Charge"
Moving Picture World (USA)6 November 1920, pg. 38, "Arbuckle Works Day and Night on Paramount Films"
Moving Picture World (USA)23 October 1920, pg. 1133, "'Fatty' Arbuckle Lauds Keaton Comedy, Boosting 'Buster' as His Successor"
Moving Picture World (USA)27 March 1920, pg. 2171, "Arbuckle Signs to Appear Exclusively in Five Reelers"
Moving Picture World (USA)19 December 1919, pg. 1179, "'Fatty' Arbuckle to Play Role Macklyn Made Famous"
Moving Picture World (USA)30 August 1919, pg. 1285, "Fatty Backs Olin Stage Brace"
Moving Picture World (USA)23 August 1919, pg. 1156, "Arbuckle Moves to New Studio"
Moving Picture World (USA)9 August 1919, pg. 840, "Arbuckle Is Not a Part Owner at Lehrman Studio"
Moving Picture World (USA)31 May 1919, pg. 1334, "Fatty's Team Loses and Wins"
Moving Picture World (USA)17 May 1919, pg. 1026, "Fatty Arbuckle a Baseball Magnate"
Moving Picture World (USA)5 April 1919, pg. 82, "Dedicate Song to 'Fatty' Arbuckle ("Oh, Helen!")"
Moving Picture World (USA)8 March 1919, pg. 1319, by: Edward Weitzel, "How Fatty Arbuckle Makes Love"
Moving Picture World (USA)30 November 1918, pg. 938, "Arbuckle Rents Space at Sennett's"
Moving Picture World (USA)12 October 1918, pg. 208, "A Dollar an Hour"
Moving Picture World (USA)30 March 1918, pg. 1805, ill, "Arbuckle Renews Pep Among Marines"
Moving Picture World (USA)9 March 1918, pg. 1390, "Arbuckle Taboos Pies--Except as Props"
Moving Picture World (USA)9 March 1918, pg. 1361, "Why Not Try a Number on the Screen?"
Moving Picture World (USA)13 October 1917, pg. 220, "Arbuckle to Return to Pacific Coast"
Moving Picture World (USA)14 April 1917, pg. 243, "Screen Club Holds a Beefsteak"
Moving Picture World (USA)7 April 1917, pg. 105, "Arbuckle to Be Screeners' Guest"
Moving Picture World (USA)24 March 1917, pg. 1930-31, ill, "Arbuckle Finishes Transcontinental Trip"
Moving Picture World (USA)10 March 1917, pg. 1550, "Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle"
Moving Picture World (USA)27 January 1917, pg. 500, "'Fatty' Arbuckle Allied with Paramount"
Motion Picture Classic (USA)November 1916, pg. 45-46, 67, by: Robert F. Moore, "Feeding with Fatty Arbuckle"
Moving Picture World (USA)26 August 1916, pg. 1415, "Arbuckle's a Venetian"
Moving Picture World (USA)8 January 1916, pg. 251, "Fatty and Mabel's New Year"
Moving Picture World (USA)12 December 1914, pg. 1496, "Arbuckle Honorary Member of Frisco's Screen Club"

Pictorial
Jeunesse Cinéma (France)August 1965, Iss. 92, pg. 43, "Le musée du rire"


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