Virginia Rappe
Silent film actress, model
Virginia Rappe
Virginia Rappe was an American model and silent film actress.
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Silent scream - BBC News
Google News - over 5 years
One thing is clear: In Room 1219 that afternoon, an actress by the name of Virginia Rappe was screaming in agony on a bed. And the man charged with her death was Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, Hollywood's first one-million-dollar star
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The Week in TV: Fatty Arbuckle No Longer Just an Interesting Wikipedia Entry - Houston Press (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
In September 1921, Arbuckle was partying with some friends and industry players, including 26-year-old actress Virginia Rappe, and when all was said and done, Rappe was dead and Arbuckle was charged with her rape. The details of the case morphed in the
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Will HBO Arbuckle Bio Tell the Truth About Early Hollywood? - AVN News (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
One of the party guests, it turned out, was actress/model Virginia Rappé, a woman well-known in Hollywood for stripping nude when drunk and for being a woman of "easy virtue." Rappé was accompanied by someone who may have been her pimp, Maude "Madam
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'Modern Family' Star To Portray Fatty Arbuckle For HBO - Screen Rant
Google News - over 5 years
The day our laughter stopped was the day that Roscoe Arbuckle was accused of having caused the death of Virginia Rappe.” The talent behind the camera should be well known to HBO and film viewers alike. The project is set to be written by John Adams
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10 Way Overdue Biopics We'd Like to See - Flavorwire
Google News - over 5 years
... story of Fatty Arbuckle, the wildly popular silent movie comic (second only to Chaplin) whose career was brought to a screeching halt when he was falsely accused of raping and murdering a starlet named Virginia Rappe at a Labor Day party in 1921
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History of notoriety key to these hotel rooms - Boston Globe
Google News - over 5 years
The actor was accused of raping actress Virginia Rappe in an adjacent room, and when Rappe died four days later, Arbuckle was accused of her murder. After three highly publicized trials, he was acquitted, but his career was ruined
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Fanny Says: Standard of Reasonable Doubt Protects the Innocent - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
During the party, a 26-year-old starlet named Virginia Rappe became severely intoxicated. She died three days later of peritonitis. One of the partygoers, Maude Delmont, also known as "Madame Black," claimed Arbuckle had violently raped Rappe and left
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Ten Brief Excerpts from the July Issue of the Nob Hill Gazette - SFist
Google News - over 5 years
The actor's short visit to the St. Francis Hotel ended with a very dead starlet in the bedroom, actress Virginia Rappe." - Movie Critic Jan Wahl's "Movies Starring the Bay Area" feature. "On a less bubbly note, I feel compelled to address the
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Tinseltown as it saw itself - Bangkok Post
Google News - over 5 years
Richard Griffith and Arthur Mayer in their book The Movies recount that the great screen comedian Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle had been arrested after a young actress named Virginia Rappe died of "chronic pelvic illness" during a wild party, and Arbuckle
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Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne talks Hollywood Forever show, teases Edward Sharpe ... - Los Angeles Times (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
... which, in addition to housing to the bodies of, among many others Cecil B. DeMille, Art Pepper, Yma Sumac, Johnny Ramone, John Huston, Virginia Rappe, Bugsy Siegel and Fay Wray, also serves as an outdoor film venue, art exhibitor and concert venue
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SCANDALS, SEX SCANDALS, & HOLLYWOOD - NewsTime
Google News - almost 6 years
In March 1922, the 320-pound, baby-faced comedian was finally acquitted of manslaughter (it was the third trial) in the case of a sultry starlet, Virginia Rappe, who died of a ruptured bladder, after a prolonged, 'wild' party, and an alleged sexual
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Eenzame boeken (9) - Tilburgz
Google News - almost 6 years
Na autopsie wordt vastgesteld dat Virginia Rappe is gestorven door 'druk van buitenaf'. Gezien Fatty's postuur kunnen we ons daar heel wat bij voorstellen. Ook heeft het slachtoffer een gescheurde blaas; Fatty zou haar hebben verkracht met een
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Bulletproof no more - how the mighty have fallen - New Zealand Herald
Google News - almost 6 years
As documented in Kenneth Anger's underground classic Hollywood Babylon, after 40 hours of non-stop revelry Arbuckle manhandled a tipsy starlet named Virginia Rappe into a bedroom and locked the door. Rappe died five days later of peritonitis resulting
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The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921) - Gayworld.be
Google News - almost 6 years
Hij werkte ook aan een film met Julian Eltinge en Virginia Rappe die later “The Island of Love” zou worden. Er wordt gesuggereerd dat Mathis Valentino voor het eerst in deze film zag omdat ze goed bevriend was met Eltinge. Mathis wilde dat Valentino de
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El príncipe de las ballenas - El Correo Digital (Vizcaya)
Google News - almost 6 years
Virginia Rappe quería ser estrella, como todas. Era guapa y morena y tenía los ojos gitanos, y era flexible de moral por parte de madre, que había golfeado en Chicago, y lo suficientemente despierta como para comprender que los hombres son agradecidos
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Egypt Central heroes of 'White Rabbit' - South Bend Tribune
Google News - almost 6 years
Chicago's and Egypt Central's confusion, however, may be understandable: Arbuckle's career ended in 1921, when he was accused of raping and murdering an actress named Virginia Rappe. Although two trials ended in a hung jury and the third ended with an
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Virginia Rappe
    TWENTIES
  • 1921
    Age 25
    The circumstances of Rappe's death in 1921 became a Hollywood scandal and were covered widely (and sensationalized) by the media of the time.
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  • 1891
    Age -5
    Born on July 7, 1891.
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