The Butcher Boy (1917)

NR 1917-04-23 (US) Comedy 24m
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A scream in two reels


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.

  1. Roscoe Arbuckle

    Director, Story

  2. Joseph Anthony Roach


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  1. Roscoe Arbuckle

    Roscoe Arbuckle

    Fatty / Saccharine

  2. Buster Keaton

    Buster Keaton


  3. Al St. John

    Al St. John


  4. Josephine Stevens

    Josephine Stevens


  5. Arthur Earle

    The Manager

  6. Joe Bordeaux


  7. Charles Dudley

    Charles Dudley


  8. Alice Lake

    Alice Lake

    Amanda (uncredited)

  9. Agnes Neilson

    Miss Teachem (uncredited)

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The Butcher Boy
The Butcher Boy

Status Released

Original Language English

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