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The Butcher Boy (1917) was a Silent Films - Comedy Film directed by Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle and produced by Joseph M. Schenck.

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Fatty: [filling up Buster's molasses bucket, he walks off with it] Aren't you forgetting something?
[the quarter]
Buster: [points to the bucket] It's in there.

Fatty: [continuously chops a piece of meat that weighs the same due to his leaning on the scale] I must be losing my touch. This is a heavy pound of beef.

Fatty: [to Alum] Try not to snort while you're slurping.

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Buster Keaton, whose vaudeville work Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle had sometimes lifted gags from, was invited by to watch the filming. He was recruited on the spot and thus began not only Keaton's film career but a successful cinematic partnership.
One of the few films in which Buster Keaton smiles.
First movie for Buster Keaton.
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Also directed by Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle

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Also produced by Joseph M. Schenck

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Also released in 1917

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