Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Camping Out (Paramount, 1919). Very Good- on Linen. One Sheet (28.25" X 42").
    This is a one sheet from the inimitable comedian Fatty Arbuckle, produced in 1919, at the very height of his popularity which was second only to Chaplin. Arbuckle had left the Keystone company in 1917 to produce his own films and now had complete control over their production. The image and the situation here are pure Arbuckle. His bewildered naive hayseed persona looks at a goat that has wandered onto the breakfast table and is lapping up his milk. It's a simple, but extremely effective tableau, totally befitting the best of the silent era. Arbuckle remains an important figure of the silent era, and paper featuring this legendary comedian is ardently sought by his many fans. This poster had pieces missing from the top right, and bottom left and right borders, none of which extended into the image, as well as a tear in the right center of the poster, but expert professional restoration has addressed all these issues, returning the poster to a like-new state. Don't miss this opportunity to own this rare and gorgeous stone litho poster from the early days of comedy cinema.

    Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000.

    Please see full-color, enlargeable images above for more details.

    View movie details on IMDB

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    3rd Friday
    Auction Dates
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    27 Days
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 61
    Auction Type
    Signature®:  Heritage Live®:After Internet bidding closes, live bidding will take place through Your secret maximum bid placed prior to the live event will compete against the live bids. To maximize your chances of winning, enter realistic secret maximum bids on our site. Many of our proxy bidders are successful at winning lots in these auctions, and usually below their secret maximum. You can also place last minute bids directly with us by e-mailing or calling 1-866-835-3243. (Important note: Due to software and Internet latency, live bids may not register in time, so enter realistic proxy bids.)

    Signature® Floor Sessions
    Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session. During the live auction event, bidding in person is encouraged, and Heritage Live includes streaming audio and often video during the event.

    Track Item