Fatty Joins the Force

Fatty Joins the Force is a 1913 American short comedy film featuring Fatty Arbuckle.[1] It features the Keystone Kops in a background role.

Fatty Joins the Force
Film poster
Directed byGeorge Nichols
Produced byMack Sennett
Written byMack Sennett
StarringFatty Arbuckle
Release date
  • November 24, 1913 (1913-11-24)
Running time
12 minutes
CountryUnited States


Fatty is an obese and timid man who rescues a little girl from drowning. The girl turns out to be the daughter of the Police Commissioner. The grateful Commissioner offers Fatty a job on the Police Force. Fatty accepts but soon finds out the job isn't all that it's cracked up to be.


See also


  1. "Progressive Silent Film List: Fatty Joins the Force". Silent Era. Retrieved November 30, 2008.
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