Fatty and Mabel, a married couple, visit the San Diego Exposition; after watching the parade, they rent a motorized cart. While Mabel makes a quick shopping foray, Fatty can't keep from ...
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Fatty and Mabel, a married couple, visit the San Diego Exposition; after watching the parade, they rent a motorized cart. While Mabel makes a quick shopping foray, Fatty can't keep from flirting with and then chasing after a petite woman passing by. He follows her into a hula pavilion where he also is attracted to the plump Hawaiian dancers. Meanwhile, Mabel is looking for him, and so is the petite woman's husband. The ensuing arguments attract the cops, and it all plays out in front of the Exposition's fountain.Written by
Fatty and Mabel at the San Diego Exposition (1915)
** (out of 4)
Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle and Mabel Normand visit the San Diego Exposition just as the title says. Once there she decides to take a look around without him and sure enough Fatty the husband starts chasing another woman not knowing that she has a very jealous husband. This Keystone comedy doesn't contain a single laugh but while watching it I could just imagine people back in 1915 really eating it up because two of their favorite stars were out on location at a place that most people would have known about. Throughout the picture it really does seem that many of the extras are actual people at the event because if you watch them they're constantly looking at the stars, smiling and watching everything they're doing. It really does seem that they're interested in how the movie is being made and they eating up every second of it. Sadly, there really aren't too many laughs here. There are some physical moments where Fatty falls and gets slapped around but none of this got me to laugh. It's cleat that he and Normand have some nice chemistry but this here isn't one of their better films.
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