Fatty's Plucky Pup

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Fatty's Plucky Pup
Fatty's Plucky Pup 1915.jpg
Film still
Directed by Fatty Arbuckle
Produced by Mack Sennett
Starring Fatty Arbuckle
Distributed by Mutual Film
Release date
  • June 28, 1915 (1915-06-28)
Running time
26 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

Fatty's Plucky Pup is a 1915 American short comedy film directed by and starring Fatty Arbuckle. A print of the film survives.[1]


Fatty plays a somewhat lazy young man who disrupts his mother's life by causing a fire by smoking in bed, then ruins laundry day by dropping it in the mud. He has two loves of his life, the girl next door Lizzie and his dog Luke. After showcasing his lack of talents helping his mother, he is able to save Luke from the dog catchers and express his love for Lizzie through a hole in the fence. In the second reel, Fatty, Lizzie, mom and Luke go to the amusement park, where Fatty is first outwitted by a couple of sharks but then retrieves his losses by pointing a fake gun at them. To exact revenge, they kidnap Lizzie with the help of the embittered dog catchers, and take her to an abandoned shack, where they tie her to a post with a gun attached to a timer pointed at her head. Plucky pup Luke follows the crooks, and is able to warn Fatty in time to perform the last-minute rescue, with the help of the Keystone Cops. In the closing shot Fatty, Lizzie and Luke embrace in a joint kiss (and lick).


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  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: Fatty's Plucky Pup". Silent Era. Retrieved November 15, 2008.

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