“Fatty’s New Role” (1915) / Z-View
Fatty’s New Role (1915)
Director: Roscoe ‘Fatty’ Arbuckle
Starring: Roscoe ‘Fatty’ Arbuckle
The Overview: Beware of Spoilers…
Fatty (Arbuckle) is a hobo who gets thrown out of a bar for trying to mooch some hooch. Some of the regulars at the bar decide to play a joke on the bar’s owner and they convince him that Fatty is a mad bomber who will be back to blow up the bar. What sounds like a potentially great set-up falls short of greatness.
Fatty’s New Role rates 2 of 5 stars.