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Mabel, Fatty and the Law
Also known as Fatty’s Spooning Days in the USA : {Fatty, Mabel and the Law}
(1915) American
B&W : One reel
Directed by Roscoe Arbuckle

Cast: Mabel Normand [Mabel], Roscoe Arbuckle [Fatty], Harry Gribbon [the flirt], Minta Durfee [his wife], [?] ? [their maid], [?] ? [Mabel and Fatty’s maid], Glen Cavender [the ice cream seller], Frank Hayes [the policeman in the tree], Josef Swickard [the police station desk sergeant], Al St. John [a policeman], [?] Hank Mann? [a policeman], Alice Davenport [detained in the police station], [?] Billie Bennett? [detained at the police station], [?] Estelle Allen?

The Keystone Film Company production; distributed by Mutual Film Corporation. / Produced by Mack Sennett. / © 28 January 1915 by The Keystone Film Company. © 1918 (as Fatty’s Spooning Days) by W.H. Productions Company. Released 28 January 1915. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Working title: No Flirting Allowed. [?] Completed or shipped? on 18 January 1915. The main title card misspells the title as Mable, Fatty, and the Law. The film was reedited and rereleased in the USA as Fatty’s Spooning Days by W.H. Productions Company in 1918.


Survival status: Print exists [16mm reduction positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Arrests - Bail - Beds - Benches - Bribery - Chases - Domestics: Maids - Feather dusters - Hats: Bowler - Ice cream - Law: Enforcement: Police: Policemen, Police stations - Mirrors - Money - Night sticks - Parks - Parlors - Pianos - Signage - Smoke - Spooning - Surveillance - Telephones - Telescopes - Tobacco: Cigars - Trolleys - Whistles

Listing updated: 30 January 2015.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Edmonds-Arbuckle p. 256; Fussell-Normand p. 260; Lahue-Kops pp. 58b, 90d, 151; Lahue-Mack p. 298.

Home video: DVD.

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