With Comique Film Company (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. The Butcher Boy (1917)
Not Rated | 30 min | Short, Comedy
Customers and clerks frolic in a general store. Roscoe walks out of the freezer wearing a fur coat, then does some clever cleaver tossing. In Buster's film debut he buys a pail of molasses.
2. Coney Island (1917)
TV-G | 25 min | Short, Comedy
Roscoe tries to dump his wife so he can enjoy the beach attractions. Buster arrives with Alice who is taken away from him by Al who loses her to Roscoe. Bathing beauties and Keystone Kops abound.
3. Back Stage (1919)
Not Rated | 26 min | Short, Comedy
Working their fingers to the bone to prepare the set for an upcoming performance, the enthusiastic stagehands, Roscoe and Buster, find themselves on stage when the cast quits. However, is will alone enough to earn a big round of applause?
6. Good Night, Nurse! (1918)
26 min | Comedy, Short
Roscoe's wife wants him committed to the No Hope Sanitarium for a cure from drink. He is greeted by blood spattered, cleaver-wielding Buster and a barely clad female patient. He eats a thermometer and must be rushed into surgery.
7. The Rough House (1917)
19 min | Comedy, Short
Roscoe, his wife and his mother-in-law run a seaside resort. Buster plays a gardener who puts out a fire started by Roscoe, then a delivery boy who fights with the cook St. John, then a cop.
8. His Wedding Night (1917)
19 min | Short, Comedy
In a drugstore Al and Roscoe are rivals for Alice. Roscoe slings melons and operates the gas pump. Buster delivers a wedding gown for Alice, begins modeling it, is mistaken for Alice and is kidnapped by Al.
9. The Bell Boy (1918)
Not Rated | 33 min | Short, Comedy
At the Elk's Head Hotel bellhops torment the lobby, each other and guests. The elevator is powered by a stubborn horse. A sham robbery turns into a real one. And there is a chase on a ... See full summary »
10. The Garage (1920)
25 min | Short, Comedy
Roscoe and Buster operate a combination garage and fire station. In the first half they destroy a car left for them to clean. In the second half they go off on a false alarm and return to find their own building on fire.
11. A Country Hero (1917)
This was the film debut of Joe Keaton, Buster's dad. In one scene he kicks each of the principals into a horse trough. Roscoe owns a blacksmith shop and Joe a garage in the town of ... See full summary »
12. Out West (1918)
25 min | Short, Western, Comedy
After escaping from a marauding group of Indians, a wandering bartender teams up with a saloon owner, only to find themselves up against a ruthless outlaw who is after an unprotected Salvation Army girl. Can they beat him at his own game?
13. Moonshine (1918)
23 min | Comedy, Short
A feud between the Owens and the Gillettes ends when the last remaining Gillette is killed, but new trouble erupts for the mountain folk with the arrival of a U.S. revenue agent and his ... See full summary »
14. The Hayseed (1919)
27 min | Short, Comedy
Buster manages the store while Roscoe delivers the mail, taking time out for hide-and-seek with Molly. The constable, also interested in Molly, steals $300 while being observed by Buster.
15. A Reckless Romeo (1917)
23 min | Comedy, Short
Roscoe flirts with a girl in the park. Later he takes his wife and mother-in-law to the movies only to see his flirtation showing on the screen.
16. Camping Out (1919)
Fatty is the suffering spouse who comes home every night to an empty house and a neglectful wife. His wife is furious when she discovers Fatty is cheating on her with a neglected wife.
20. A Scrap of Paper (1918)
Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle confronts the Kaiser in his headquarters, and tells him that he will be be defeated by "scraps of paper," i.e. War Bonds.