||Buster Keaton (left) and Roscoe Arbuckle.
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
Also known as [Fire Chief]
B&W : Two reels
Directed by Roscoe Arbuckle
Cast: Roscoe ‘Fatty’ Arbuckle (Roscoe Arbuckle) [a mechanic/fireman], Buster Keaton [a mechanic/fireman], Molly Malone [the garage owner’s daughter], Harry McCoy, Daniel Crimmins, Luke the dog
Comique Film Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Produced by Joseph M. Schenck. Scenario by Jean Havez. Cinematography by Elgin Lessley. / © 15 December 1919 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP14555]. Released 11 January 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The production was shot at the Henry Lehrman studio (the Thomas H. Ince studio) in Culver City, California. Keaton’s last film with Arbuckle before becoming a solo performer.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Animals: Dogs - Transportation: Automobiles
Listing updated: 26 July 2007.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Bardèche-History p. 116; Brownlow-Parade p. 479; Dardis-Keaton p. 287; Edmonds-Arbuckle p. 266; Kerr-Silent pp. 118, 124, 126.
Home video: DVD.