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  Roscoe Arbuckle (right).
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Coney Island
Also known as Fatty at Coney Island and Fatty in Coney Island in the USA
(1917) American
B&W : Two reels
Directed by Roscoe Arbuckle

Cast: Roscoe ‘Fatty’ Arbuckle (Roscoe Arbuckle) [the husband], Buster Keaton [Buster; and policeman], Al St. John [an old friend], Alice Mann, Agnes Neilson, James Bryant, Joe Bordeau (Joe Bordeaux)

Comique Film Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation [Paramount-Arbuckle-Comedy]. / Produced by Joseph M. Schenck. Scenario by Roscoe Arbuckle. Scenario editor, Herbert Warren. Cinematography by George Peters. Presented by Joseph M. Schenck. / © 11 October 1917 by Comique Film Corporation [LP11535]. Released 29 October 1917. Paramount-Arbuckle Comedy number A-3106. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The production was shot on-location at the amusement park at Coney Island, New York, and at the Selznick studios in New York, New York. Keaton laughs and smiles in this film.

Comedy.

Survival status: Print exists in the film holdings of Cohen Media Group (Raymond Rohauer collection) [35mm positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Amusement parks - Ice cream - Law: Enforcement: Police: Policemen - Parades - USA: New York: Coney Island: Luna Park

Listing updated: 24 September 2013.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Brownlow-Parade p. 475; Dardis-Keaton pp. 38, 44, 286; Edmonds-Arbuckle p. 262; Kerr-Silent pp. 120, 122, 124; Miller-Comedies p. 16.

Home video: DVD.

 
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