B&W : Two reels
Directed by Roscoe Arbuckle
Cast: Roscoe Arbuckle [doctor], Buster Keaton, Al St. John, Alice Mann [vamp]
Comique Film Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Produced by Joseph M. Schenck. Scenario by Jean Havez. Scenario editor, Herbert Warren. Cinematography by George Peters. Presented by Joseph M. Schenck. / © 19 September 1917 by Comique Film Corporation [LP11430]. Released 30 September 1917. Paramount-Arbuckle Comedy number A-3105. / 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.
Synopsis: [Moving Picture World, 22 December 1917, page 1808] An adventure among thieves and race track gamblers. In the capacity of a doctor, Fatty visits (unknown to his wife) a beautiful vampire who finally becomes the possessor of his wife’s necklace through an accomplice.
Survival status: Print exists at the National Archive of Norway film archive.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: USA: New York: Coney Island
Listing updated: 6 April 2010.
References: Dardis-Keaton p. 286; Edmonds-Arbuckle p. 262; Miller-Comedies p. 16 : ClasIm-298 p. 19.
Home video: DVD.