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Rosco “Fatty” Arbuckle Scandal

Mystery

 

Labor Day Weekend 1921, Roscoe Arbuckle and friends took a trip to San Francisco, at the end of it, one women was dead and Rosco’s career was ruined. Join us this week as we travel back 100 years to discuss the scandal that took down a giant.

 

Virginia Rappe

Mug shot

One of many headlines

Virginia’s Casket

 

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Below is a  list of resources  used during the research and telling of this story. (partial) 

Photos:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_Rappe#/media/File:The_American_florist_-_a_weekly_journal_for_the_trade_(1921)_(17957015190).jpg

https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=https%3A%2F%2Fallthatsinteresting.com%2Fvirginia-rappe-fatty-arbuckle&psig=AOvVaw3QqU7TaymzAEAfYxpc-VUd&ust=1637198441093000&source=images&cd=vfe&ved=0CAwQjhxqFwoTCLCV_dGdnvQCFQAAAAAdAAAAABAm

 

https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.smithsonianmag.com%2Fhistory%2Fthe-skinny-on-the-fatty-arbuckle-trial-131228859%2F&psig=AOvVaw0EVM_JaZoHqv7D7c_CjQoG&ust=1637198834546000&source=images&cd=vfe&ved=0CAwQjhxqFwoTCMD4v4qfnvQCFQAAAAAdAAAAABAD

 

https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.pinterest.co.uk%2Fmjmorpheus%2Froscoe-arbuckle%2F&psig=AOvVaw0EVM_JaZoHqv7D7c_CjQoG&ust=1637198834546000&source=images&cd=vfe&ved=0CAwQjhxqFwoTCMD4v4qfnvQCFQAAAAAdAAAAABAO

Information:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-skinny-on-the-fatty-arbuckle-trial-131228859/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roscoe_Arbuckle

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/10/11/fatty-arbuckle-and-the-birth-of-the-celebrity-scandal

and of course Ancestry.com, MyHeritage.com, Newspaperarchives, FamilySearch.org

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/silent-film-star-arrested-for-murder

 

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