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Tragedy struck roscoe fatty arbuckle on labor day september 5, 1921 with his arrest and trial on manslaughter charges roscoe's roommate had thrown a party. Actor, director, producer and screenwriter, roscoe fatty arbuckle was one of the most loved then reviled personalities of early films several friends in the industry helped arbuckle to find work as a director under a pseudonym.
Hollywood legend, unexpected tragedy, historic scandal during silent film's golden age, roscoe fatty arbuckle's comedic genius outshone even charlie chaplin and buster keaton as hollywood's first million-dollar man. 15 september 1921: tinseltown's first scandal - roscoe arbuckle is accused of killing actress virginia rappe. Find films and movies featuring roscoe fatty arbuckle on allmovie.