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films of W.C. Fields

Donald Deschner

films of W.C. Fields

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Published by Citadel Press in New York .
Written in English

  • Fields, W. C.

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    Statementintroduction by Arthur Knight.
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    Open LibraryOL13771284M

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Editorial Reviews. Bulbous nose, grating voice, cantankerous disposition, mordant wit, blustering manner -- these are unlikely ingredients for popularity, but they are what people remember most fondly about W.C. Fields. This book includes articles on comedy written by Fields himself, and interesting studies of the man and his methods by Otis /5(4).

My go to books on WC Fields are W.C Fields: A Biography by James Curtis and Man on the Flying Trapeze: The Life and Times of W.C. Fields by Simon Louvish. To this list I now add James L. Neibaur's The W.C.

Fields Films as an essential and unique resource for the W.C Fields fan and the film historian/5(9). First published inthis paperback second edition came out three years later and was an early addition to my film book library and the first of many dedicated to the great comedian W.

Fields. An excellent guide to all of Woody's films with comprehensive coverage of his silent features, the shorts he made for Mack Sennett through to his /5.

The films of W.C. Fields Hardcover – January 1, by Donald DESCHNER (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings/5(4). The Paperback of the Films of W. Fields by Donald Deschner at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Author: Donald Deschner. Three Films of W.C. Fields: Never Give a Sucker an Even Break / Tillie and Gus / The Bank Dick/5(4).

The comic genius of W.C. Fields is best captured forever in his body of films that highlight his notoriously sarcastic quick wit and slapstick routines. The W.C. Fields Comedy Essentials Collection features 18 of his best films that continue to /5(47).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published in as The Films of W.C. Fields. "A Citadel Press book." Includes index.

No photo book can really capture the true comedic genius of W. Fields but this collection of frame blow ups and dialogue from the best of his Paramount and Universal films gives movie buffs and fans the chance to relive many of the classic magic moments, both visual and verbal, from his most loved movies/5.

W.C. Fields (–) Actor | Writer | Soundtrack. William Claude Dukenfield was the eldest of five children born to Cockney immigrant James Dukenfield and Philadelphia native Kate Felton. He went to school for four years, then quit to work with his Occupation: Actor, Writer, Soundtrack.

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The Early Life of W. Fields: ‒ 5 • The Films • Pool Sharks 9 His Lordship’s Dilemma 11 Janice Meredith 13 Sally of the Sawdust 16 That Royle Girl 19 It’s the Old Army Game 23 So’s Your Old Man 29 The Potters 33 Running Wild 35 Two Flaming Youths 39Brand: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers.

Introduction / Arthur Knight --Biography --Speaking of benefits / W C Fields --Anything for a laugh / W C Fields --Films: -Pool Sharks --Janice Meredith --Sally of the Sawdust --That Royle Girl --It's the Old Army Game --So's Your Old Man --Potters --Running Wild --Two Flaming Youths --Tillie's Punctured Romance --Fools for Luck --Golf Specialist --Her Majesty Love --Million.

Grandfather of Ronald J. Fields, who edited a biography titled "W.C. Fields by Himself".The book dispelled many longstanding stories about Fields, including ones of his living for years on the street. Young Fields did indeed run away from home after fights with his father, but usually no farther than his grandmother's, and he would return home the next day.

Books shelved as w-c-fields: W.C. Fields by Himself by W.C. Fields, Godfrey Daniels by Richard J. Anobile, W.C. Fields In The Bank Dick by W.C. Fields, W. The W.C. Fields Comedy Favorites Collection DVD set is a must have for all fans of America's Grandest Comedian, W.C.

Fields. All ten films have been previously released, by Universal, on DVD in two DVD sets, know as Volume One and Volume Two. The big difference with this new release is affordability. Volumes One and Two retailed for /5(). Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (known in some foreign releases as What a Man!) is a Universal Pictures comedy film starring W.

also wrote the original story, under the pseudonym "Otis Criblecoblis". Fields plays himself, searching for a chance to promote a surreal screenplay he has written, whose several framed sequences form the film's by: Charles Previn, Frank Skinner. The Films of W.C. Fields by DESCHNER, DONALD (W.C. FIELDS) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at W.

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Three Films of W.C. Fields: Never Give a Sucker an Even Break, Tillie and Gus, the Bank Dick (Classic Screenplay Series) W.C.

Fields. Out of Stock. The film was given only a cursory review in William K. Everson's The Art of W. Fields (Bonanza Books,p. ) as it was then unavailable due to ownership issues. Those issues were eventually resolved, and the film is included in the Universal DVD set, W.

Fields Comedy Collection, Volume ed by: Erle C. Kenton. Directed by George Marshall, Edward F. Cline. With W.C. Fields, Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson. The owner of a debt-ridden circus contends with pursuant bill collectors and sheriffs and his beloved daughter's relationships with one of his performers and a stuffy but wealthy young man.7/10(K).

More editions of W. Fields in the Bank dick (Classic and modern film scripts): W. Fields in the Bank dick (Classic and modern film scripts): ISBN () Softcover, Lorrimer Pub,   Before he ever made a movie or spoke a word onstage, W. Fields was one of the greatest pantomimists and comedians in the world.

His career spanned the whole of the twentieth century—in burlesque, vaudeville, the legitimate stage, silent pictures, talkies, radio, books, and recordings/5(56). There is only one more Movie Starring W.C.

Fields I need to complete my W.C. Fields Movie Collection, and that is the Film with W.C. Fields and Zasu Pitts of "Mrs Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch" ,(but not the s Faye Bainter Version) Both movies = Comedy and Tear-Jerker all in one movie, Highly recommended to all W.C.

Fields aficionados. Glad to find another W.C. Fields fan. I didn't know what you just mentioned. (I'd like to read a good book about Fields in the same way I have for the Marx Brothers and Laurel and Hardy.) I discovered him relatively recently. (Saw my first film of. Search books by title, author last name, keyword and ISBN Search.

Home / Genre / Comedy & Humor / The W.C. Fields Films. The W.C. Fields Films $. Buy a cheap copy of W. Fields: A Biography book by James Curtis. James Curtis's W.C.

Fields is the finest biography of the bulb-nosed comedian ever published, allowing the real Fields () to emerge after decades of Free shipping over $/5(5).

Fields and Me is a American biographical film directed by Arthur Hiller and starring Rod Steiger and Valerie Perrine. The screenplay by Bob Merrill is based on a memoir by Carlotta Monti, mistress of actor W. Fields during the last 14 years of his life.

The film was released by Universal Pictures. 2 Principal by: Henry Mancini. Directed by William F. Haddock. With W.C. Fields, Bud Ross, Walter : W.C. Fields, Bud Ross, Walter Fields. This release by the Criterion contains 5 short films made by W.C.

fields between and It also contains a short film made in In the film "Pool Sharks"Fields is a pool player and does tricks that defy the laws of physics. The film is credited as W.C. Fields' first film though he was in a film before this one/5(32). Man on the Flying Trapeze (UK title: The Memory Expert) is a comedy film starring W.

Fields as a henpecked husband who experiences a series of misadventures while taking a day off from work to attend a wrestling match. As with his other roles of this nature, Fields is put-upon throughout the film, but triumphs in the ed by: Clyde Bruckman, W.

Editorial Reviews. This indispensable collection contains six of W. Fields's best-known comic shorts in one tidy package. Although none of these films is as stringent as his classic feature The Bank Dick, they nevertheless give viewers the opportunity to see the master's nascent persona emerging -- flashing glimpses of the weary misanthrope that was to become Fields's specialty.3/5(4).

A flask of Fields; verbal & and visual gems from the films of W. C. Fields by Anobile, Richard J., comp. Publication date Topics Fields, W. C., Publisher New York, Darien House; distributed by Norton Collection Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in Pages: W. C. Fields in Never give a sucker an even break and Tillie and Gus (Classic film scripts) by W.C.

Fields and a great selection of related books. W.C. Fields Book, The Films of W.C. Fields, Hardcover Book for Film Buffs by Donald Deschner, Published in by Cadillac Publishing tikiroomvintage 5 out of .