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  Mabel Julianne Scott (left), Roscoe Arbuckle and Lucien Littlefield (right).
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
The Round-Up
Also known as {The Round Up}
(1920) American
B&W : Seven reels / 6417 feet
Directed by George Melford

Cast: Roscoe (Fatty) Arbuckle (Roscoe Arbuckle) [Sheriff William Henry Harrison ‘Slim’ Hoover], Mabel Julienne Scott [Echo Allen], Irving Cummings [Dick Lane], Tom Forman [Jack Payson], Jean Acker [Polly Hope], Edward Sutherland (Eddie Sutherland) [Bud Lane], Wallace Beery [Buck McKee], Guy Oliver [Jim Allen], Jane Wolfe [Josephine Allen], Lucien Littlefield [Parenthesis], Fred W. Huntley [‘Sagebrush Charlie’], George Kuwa [the Chinese boy], Steve Murphy [a Payson ranchhand], Oliver Drake, [?] ? [the preacher], [?] ? [‘Old Man’ Terrill], [?] ? [‘the wild wolf from Texas’], [?] ? [Buckshot], Buster Keaton [an Indian]

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation [A Paramount-Artcraft Special; A Paramount Picture; A George Melford Production]. / Produced by George Melford. Scenario by Tom Forman, from the play The Round-Up by Edmund Day. Art direction by Wilfred Buckland. Photographed (cinematography) by Paul Perry (Paul P. Perry). Art titles (intertitles artwork) by Lon Megargee. Presented by Jesse L. Lasky. / © 26 August 1920 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP15494]. Released 10 October 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The film was in production from 22 December 1919 through 11 February 1920. Paramount production number 323 [2011]. Arbuckle’s first feature film. Keaton plays a stunt bit part as an Indian.

Comedy-Drama: Western.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.3797.

Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive [35mm positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Listing updated: 15 April 2018.

References: Film credits, film viewing : AFI-F1 n. F1.3797; Brownlow-Parade p. 480; Dardis-Keaton p. 315; Edmonds-Arbuckle p. 266; Weaver-Twenty p. 27 : ClasIm-221 p. 53; ClasIm-225 p. 45; ClasIm-240 p. 47.

Home video: Blu-ray Disc; DVD.

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