||Buster Keaton (left), Roscoe Arbuckle (above) and Al St. John.
Photograph: courtesy Kino Lorber.
Also known as [The Sheriff]
B&W : Two reels
Directed by Roscoe Arbuckle
Cast: Roscoe ‘Fatty’ Arbuckle (Roscoe Arbuckle) [bartender], Buster Keaton [gambler], Al St. John [Wild Bill Hickup], Alice Lake [Salvation Army woman], Joseph Keaton, Ernie Morrison
Comique Film Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation [Paramount-Arbuckle Comedies]. / Produced by Joseph M. Schenck. Scenario by Natalie Talmadge. Scenario editor, Herbert Warren. Cinematography by George Peters. Presented by Joseph M. Schenck. / © 20 February 1918 by Comique Film Corporation [LP12211]. Released 20 January 1918. Paramount-Arbuckle Comedy number A-3108. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The production was shot on-location in San Gabriel Canyon near Los Angeles, California, and at the Balboa Amusement Producing Company studio in Long Beach, California.
Survival status: Print exists in the film holdings of Cohen Media Group (Raymond Rohauer collection) [35mm positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Bars - Hats - USA: California - Weapons: Guns
Listing updated: 10 November 2013.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Bardèche-History p. 117; Dardis-Keaton p. 287; Edmonds-Arbuckle pp. 98, 262-263; Kerr-Silent p. 120; Miller-Comedies p. 16.
Home video: DVD.