Friday, June 29, 2018

Fatty Arbuckle For the Blues -- June 29, 2018

Motion Picture News, 29-June-1918
Comique has finished its 11 movies for the 1917-1918 season.  Paramount announces that it will release 10 movies for the 1918-1919 season.  This is not a very good picture of Roscoe Arbuckle.

Moving Picture World, 08-June-1918
Roscoe took his team to Arrowhead Hot Springs, a popular resort in Southern California, to shoot some scenes for "Good Night, Nurse."

Moving Picture World, 15-June-1918
Disregarding WC Fields' famous advice, "Never work with animals or children," Roscoe did a scene with a monkey on the streets of Arrowhead Springs.

Moving Picture World, 29-June-1918
An ad in the form of a medical prescription advises visiting the Grand Theater to see a Comique short and a feature with Pauline Frederick.

Motion Picture News, 29-June-1918
Just as WH Productions were rereleasing Chaplin's Keystone films, they also began to rerelease Roscoe's Keystones.  "Re-Edited -- Reconstructed -- Better Than Original."

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