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The Great Man: W.C. Fields (2005)

The legendary W.C. Fields is featured in rare behind-the-scenes footage and home movies at work and at play, along with hilarious scenes from some of his greatest films.

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Phillip Dye

Writer:

Phillip Dye

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bud Abbott ... Himself (archive footage)
Gracie Allen ... Nurse Allen (clip from International House (1933)) (archive footage)
Edgar Bergen ... Himself (archive footage)
Sarah Bernhardt ... Marguerite Gautier (clip from La dame aux camellias (1912)) (archive footage)
Fanny Brice ... Herself (archive footage)
George Burns ... Dr. Burns (clip from International House (1933)) (archive footage)
Cab Calloway ... Himself (clip from International House (1933)) (archive footage)
Eddie Cantor ... Eddie Beagle (clip from Special Delivery (1927)) (archive footage)
John Carradine ... Himself (archive footage)
Charles Chaplin ... Himself (archive footage)
Maurice Chevalier ... Himself (archive footage)
Lou Costello ... Himself (archive footage)
Carol Dempster ... Sally (clip from Sally of the Sawdust (1925)) (archive footage)
Stuart Erwin ... Tommy Nash (clip from International House (1933)) (archive footage)
W.C. Fields ... Himself (archive footage)
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Storyline

W.C. Fields cultivated the persona of a misanthropic cynic and many found it hard to tell where the character ended and the real person began. Master juggler, Broadway headliner, and radio star, Fields eventually reached Hollywood superstardom. Included in this DVD are rare behind-the-scenes footage and home movies of Fields at work and at play, along with hilarious scenes from some of his greatest films. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 February 2005 (USA) See more »

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