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    Beach Pajamas (RKO-Pathé Distributing, 1931). Title Lobby Card and Lobby Cards (5) (11" X 14").
    Comedic legend Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle's career took a sad trajectory, and his career decline is well known to silent movie fans. His huge success in films lasted from 1915 to 1921, when, at the height of his popularity, he was involved with the controversial death of actress Virginia Rappe. After three very public trials (in which he was acquitted) and years of scandal, Arbuckle's life and career was in shambles. The once beloved star later found work as a director, using the pseudonym William Goodrich, and returned to acting in 1932 with a series of six shorts for Warner Brothers. These very rare lobby cards are from this time period. They are in very presentable shape, with the title card showing only a stain and crease in the right border, all cards have hole punches in the left border, and three scene cards that show light stains and a dust shadow in the border. Fine+.


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