Description

    Love (Paramount, 1919). One Sheet (28" X 42").
    Agile for a large man, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle's loveable nature and gift for physical comedy made him one of Hollywood's most beloved stars. But a scandal surrounding the death of starlet Virginia Rappe ruined his career. Following a party thrown by Arbuckle, Rappe fell ill and died. Allegations of rape were levied against Arbuckle, and three manslaughter trials were held, the first two ending in mistrials and the third in acquittal. Although cleared of any wrong-doing in a court of law, Arbuckle was vilified in the court of public opinion thanks to newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst. With the help of a few supportive friends, Arbuckle was able to find work as a director in Hollywood under a pseudonym, but his career as a leading man of comedy was finished. In 1933 he staged a brief comeback by appearing in a series of shorts for Paramount. But sadly, Fatty would never fully enjoy his rediscovered fame. The day after signing a feature length contract with Paramount, he died in his sleep at the age of 46. This exceedingly rare sheet from the heyday of Arbuckle's career had a tear that ran the length of the left border and image area, and small chips in the right and left borders and top left corner. Thanks to immaculate restoration, this sheet is now a delight to behold and serves as a fitting tribute to one of the most brilliant comedic personalities of a generation. Fine- on Linen.


    View movie details on IMDB


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Movie Poster - Rolled (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,098

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 34 days left to consign to the 2017 November 17 - 18 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has provided essentially flawless service.
    J.T.
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #161735 spotlights


    A Fistful of Dollars (United Artists, 1967). Lobby Card Set of 8
    BID NOW


    The Fair God of Sun Island (Universal, 1915). One Shee
    BID NOW


    The Sting (Universal, 1973). Poster
    BID NOW


    Rio Bravo (Warner Brothers, R-1964). French Grande
    BID NOW


    Phantom of the Opera (Universal, 1943). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Siegal Schwall & Steve Miller Blues Band (Family Dog, 1967). First Printing Window Card
    BID NOW


    Cat-Women of the Moon (Astor Pictures, 1954). Half Sheet
    BID NOW


    Curse of the Demon (Columbia, 1957). Half Sheet Style B
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 July 29 - 30 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 July 29 - 30 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,810,424