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By Greg Merritt

In 1921, one of many largest motion picture stars on this planet used to be accused of killing a lady. What used to be an unparalleled avalanche of press assurance, the unique “trial of the century,” and a wave of censorship that altered the process Hollywood filmmaking.
It all started on exertions Day, while comedian actor Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle, then on the top of his popularity and fortune, hosted a celebration in San Francisco’s most sensible resort. because the celebration raged, he was once by myself in room 1219 with Virginia Rappe, a minor actress. 4 days later, she died, and he used to be charged along with her murder.
Room 1219 tells the tale of Arbuckle’s inconceivable upward push and gorgeous fall—from Hollywood’s first actual celebrity to its first pariah. at the same time, it offers the crime tale from the day of the “orgy” throughout the 3 trials. hoping on a cautious exam of files, the ebook eventually unearths, after virtually a century of untamed hypothesis, what probably happened in room 1219. additionally, Room 1219 covers the production of the movie industry—from the 1st silent experiments to a studio-based method in a position to making and, eventually, breaking a loved big name.

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