The Round-Up

The Round-Up

Infobox Film
name = The Round-Up


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director = George Melford
producer =
writer = Edmund Day (play)
Tom Forman
narrator =
starring = Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle
Wallace Beery
music =
cinematography =
editing =
distributor = Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
released = 10 October, 1920
runtime =
country = USA
language = Silent film
English intertitles
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imdb_id = 0011647

"The Round-Up" is a 1920 Western film starring Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle and Wallace Beery. The movie was written by Edmund Day and Tom Forman, and directed by George Melford.

Arbuckle was cast as a most unconventional-looking cowboy lead in "The Round-Up" because the studio didn't want to let their expensive star remain idle while his next comedy was being readied, and the film turned out to be one of Arbuckle's biggest critical successes.

The movie was screened in April and May 2006 as part of a massive 56-film Arbuckle retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The museum chose to take the unprecedented step of running the entire series twice in a row for additional emphasis, once in April and a second time in May.

Cast

* Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle as Slim Hoover
* Mabel Julienne Scott as Echo Allen
* Irving Cummings as Dick Lane
* Tom Forman as Jack Payson
* Wallace Beery as Buck McKee
* Jean Acker as Polly Hope
* Guy Oliver as Uncle Jim
* Jane Wolfe as Josephine
* Fred Huntley as Sagebrush Charlie
* George Kuwa - Chinese boy
* Lucien Littlefield - Parenthesis
* Molly Malone
* Buster Keaton - Indian (uncredited)

ee also

* Fatty Arbuckle filmography
* Buster Keaton filmography

External links

*imdb title|id=0011647|title=The Round-Up


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