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Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle [cover title: Fatty]

By: Fine, Gerald

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [n.p.], [No Publisher Stated]: (c.1971)

Edition: 1st printing

Seller ID: 17062

Condition: Very Good+


[light wear at corners and along spine, minor creasing to rear cover]. Mass Market PB (B&W photographs) Though described as a "novel" on the front cover (and while certainly indulging in plenty of novelistic invention of dialogue, etc.), this paperback original can lay claim to being the first serious book-length examination of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle's infamous 1921 rape-murder trial, pre-dating David Yallop's excellent "The Day the Laughter Stopped" by five years. The book's most interesting angle is the degree to which it is informed by the viewpoint of actress Minta... View more info