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A Grave Injustice

Comedian Fatty Arbuckle framed for murder

Vintage funny guys Buster Keaton, Fatty Arbuckle, and Al St. John

Over Labor Day weekend in 1921, Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle, the first in a long line of overweight and over-the-top comedians beloved by moviegoers, took a break from his hectic filming schedule. Fatty booked a luxury suite at the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco and brought a couple of friends along to keep him company. It wasn’t long before word got out that…

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Kathy Copeland Padden

Kathy Copeland Padden

is a news junkie, history buff, and music fanatic surfing the End Times wave with bemusement. Come along!