Friday, August 31, 2018

Ten Comedies a Year for Fatty -- August 31, 2018

Moving Picture World, 17-August-1918
One of the highlights of Roscoe Arbuckle's "The Cook" is Buster Keaton's Egyptian dance.

Moving Picture World, 03-August-1918
" successful in the past months as box office attractions that the number of productions have been increased from eight to ten a year."

Moving Picture World, 10-August-1918
The Comique Company moved to the Diando studios in Glendale.  Lou Anger introduced Roscoe to Buster.

Moving Picture World, 10-August-1918
"The Cook" is one of the best Arbuckle-Keaton-Al St John-Luke the Dog.

Moving Picture World, 24-August-1918
Roscoe served tea at San Francisco's California Theater to raise money for the Red Cross.

Moving Picture World, 31-August-1918
The move to the Diando studio was only temporary.

Moving Picture World, 31-August-1918
Meanwhile, Buster was on his way to service in the US Army.  More about Buster going to war:

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