Roscoe Arbuckle was one of the most popular Silent film stars of the 1910s. Everything look great for the comedy star. That was; until Labor Day Weekend, 1921. Soon 30 year old, Virginia Rappe would be dead and he would be blamed for her death. This is the sad, true tale of the fall of the man they called Fatty!
Show notes and links:
- Fatty Arbuckle Scandal (about.com)
- Virginia Rappe – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (wikipedia.org)
- Roscoe Arbuckle – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (wikipedia.org)
- Hollywood – Ep 3 : Singlebeds and Double Standards (youtube.com)
- The Skinny on the Fatty Arbuckle Trial | History (smithsonianmag.com)
- The Life of Fatty Arbuckle, the Mysterious Death of Virginia Rappe, and the Scandal That Changed Hollywood: Greg Merritt: 9781613747926: Amazon.com: Books (amazon.com)