'Fatty' is looking forward to attending a formal occasion. But in order to go, he has to be properly dressed, and he encounters unexpected difficulties in getting himself ready.



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Complete credited cast:
Minta Durfee ...
Fatty's Sweetheart
Fatty's Rival
Alice Davenport ...
Party Hostess
Phyllis Allen ...
Fatty's Mother


Fatty notices in the newspaper that there is a formal dress Grand Benefit Dance this evening. He wants to go and bring his girl with him, but he doesn't have the appropriate clothes. He and a rival for the girl's affections fight over the issue, the rival who does have a dress suit suitable for the occasion. Unable to get the money from his mother to rent a suit, Fatty manages to "borrow" the rival's suit. Despite the suit being too small, Fatty is able to put it on and go to the dance with his girl. However his rival won't tolerate Fatty's antics and decides to go to the dance and exact his own form of revenge against Fatty. Total mayhem ensues at the dance, with Fatty needing some help from a policeman to be "decent". Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Short





Release Date:

14 December 1914 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fatty's Suitless Day  »

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1.33 : 1
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Two Roscoe
11 March 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Fatty's Suitless Day (1915)

** (out of 4)

Fatty needs a new suit to go dancing but this just leads to trouble. Again, not too many laughs but there are a few cute moments to keep the thing going. Charley Chase plays the rival but both men have better shorts out there.

Fatty's Spooning Day (1915)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

A flirt (Fatty Arbuckle) gets thrown behind bars and must explain to his wife. A few laughs including Fatty getting beaten up by his wife but other than that the film is pretty flat.

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