|Directed by||Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle|
|Produced by||Joseph M. Schenck|
|Written by||Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle|
|Starring||Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle
Al St. John
|Edited by||Herbert Warren|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Release date(s)||September 15, 1918|
|Running time||22 minutes|
The Cook (1918) is a silent film starring Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle and Buster Keaton. The movie is a slapstick comedy and focuses on goings-on at a high-end restaurant with Arbuckle as the Cook and Keaton as the Waiter.
The film is notable for a scene spoofing the 1918 Theda Bara film Salomé, with Arbuckle dancing around with a length of sausage links and pots and pans. It also contains many of Arbuckle's favorite food gags and some great work by Keaton.
The movie was believed to be a lost film for several decades before a damaged nitrate print was uncovered in the Norwegian Film Archive in 1998 in an unmarked canister with A Reckless Romeo (1917). More footage was found in The Netherlands in 2002.  The film is currently available on DVD as The Cook and Other Treasures.
- Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle - Chef
- Buster Keaton - Assistant Chef
- Al St. John - Holdup Man
- Alice Lake - Waitress / Cashier
- Glen Cavender
- List of American films of 1918
- Fatty Arbuckle filmography
- Buster Keaton filmography
- List of rediscovered films
- Knopf, Robert (2 August 1999). The theater and cinema of Buster Keaton. Princeton University Press. p. 181. ISBN 978-0-691-00442-6. Retrieved 21 October 2010.
- Neibaur, James L. (2007), Arbuckle and Keaton: Their 14 Film Collaborations, Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc, Publishers, ISBN 978-0-7864-2831-1
- The genius of Buster Keaton: the short films collection DVD. Kino. 2010.
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