Sunday, July 29, 2018

Roscoe Arbuckle and Players Are Working Day and Night -- July 29,. 2018

Moving Picture World, 20-July-1918
Roscoe Arbuckle appears with his friends and partners, Buster Keaton and Al St John in "Good Night Nurse."

Moving Picture World, 20-July-1918
Roscoe spends the first reel trying to get home in a rainstorm.  In the second reel, he gets sick, so his wife sends him to a sanitorium with lots of pretty nurses.

Motion Picture News, 06-July-1918
This exhibitor is not amused.

Motion Picture News, 20-July-1918
Roscoe spent part of the movie in drag.

Motion Picture News, 13-July-1918
Just as WH Productions was rereleasing Charlie Chaplin's Keystones, they also rereleased Roscoe's Keystones.  That is a terrible picture of Roscoe.

Motion Picture News, 27-July-1918
The Bee-Hive Exchange, which also released Billy West's imitation Chaplin comedies, rereleased Roscoe's one-reelers.

Motion Picture News, 20-July-1918
Roscoe and his team had to rush through shooting "The Cook" because Buster had been drafted.

Motion Picture News, 27-July-1918
Comique planned to release ten comedies for the next season.

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