For his final starring vehicle, W.C. Fields slipped the studio reins and portrayed a fictionalized version of himself, as he delivers a bizarre screenplay pitch to his less than amused producer (Franklin Pangborn). Can his rising star soprano niece (Gloria Jean) bail him out before the career damage is permanent? Surreal hodgepodge of sight gags, situation farce, and industry sniping in the Fieldsian manner also stars Margaret Dumont, Leon Errol, Anne Nagel. 70 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; theatrical trailers.
For his final starring vehicle, W.C. Fields slipped the studio reins and portrayed a fictionalized version of himself, as he delivers a bizarre screenplay pitch to his less than amused producer (Franklin Pangborn). Can his rising star soprano niece (Gloria Jean) bail him out before the career damage is permanent? Surreal hodgepodge of sight gags, situation farce, and industry sniping in the Fieldsian manner also stars Margaret Dumont, Leon Errol, Anne Nagel. 70 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; theatrical trailers.
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Never Give A Sucker An Even Break (1941)

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For his final starring vehicle, W.C. Fields slipped the studio reins and portrayed a fictionalized version of himself, as he delivers a bizarre screenplay pitch to his less than amused producer (Franklin Pangborn). Can his rising star soprano niece (Gloria Jean) bail him out before the career damage is permanent? Surreal hodgepodge of sight gags, situation farce, and industry sniping in the Fieldsian manner also stars Margaret Dumont, Leon Errol, Anne Nagel. 70 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; theatrical trailers.