The Rough House

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The Rough House
The Rough House.jpg
Poster to The Rough House
Directed by Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle
Buster Keaton
Written by Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle
Buster Keaton
Joseph Anthony Roach
Starring Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle
Buster Keaton
Cinematography Frank D. Williams
Edited by Herbert Warren
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date(s)
  • June 25, 1917 (1917-06-25)
Running time 22 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

The Rough House is a 1917 American short comedy film written and directed by and starring Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle.[2] The Rough House was Keaton's first film as a director.


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  1. ^ Knopf, Robert (2 August 1999). The theater and cinema of Buster Keaton. Princeton University Press. p. 179. ISBN 978-0-691-00442-6. Retrieved 21 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: The Rough House". Silent Era. Retrieved 2008-02-26. 

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