Roscoe Arbuckle Story Analysis

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I enjoyed all the presentation but four people really caught my attention and I would love to learn more about them. I was enthralled by the Roscoe Arbuckle story. Leni Riefenstahl was an absolutely fascinating person. Robert Rodriguez’s story made me want to learn more about his filmmaking. Lastly, I want to learn more about Katherine Hepburn. Roscoe Arbuckle the first major Hollywood scandal. Arbuckle’s story is a captivating one seeing how successful his career was. Being the first major scandal it is captivating to realize how Hollywood scandals haven’t changed in 80 years. Arbuckle’s success is an incredible story seeing how he was able to create a successful physical comedy career weighing so much. He was so successful that at the time he was considered one of the top actors in Hollywood. It is also amazing to see how quickly even back then a career could be destroyed by one accusation. The fact that he went to trial three times over a hung jury is an incredible and rare circumstance especially since his case was the talk of the country. Arbuckle’s story is a…show more content…
I find it fascinating how Rodrigues challenged the status quo and prevailed time after time. This speaks volumes to his ability as a writer, producer, and director. He is able to make a fairly polished product with nearly a hundred times fewer resources and capital and still make extremely successful movies. This fact shows that anyone with a talent in filmmaking can do it without having to run through hoops and spending tons of money. Just look at his video making class short film he is able to condense four years of college into fifteen minutes. This is a fascinating sight to see how Rodriguez has learned to condense filmmaking and still be successful. I find Rodrigues fascinating his ability and desire to fight the status quo and win is a success story that draws you to want to learn more about

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