W.C. Fields Comedy Collection
The Great One's at his best in five classic films. Comedy and music mix as Burns and Allen, Cab Calloway, and Bela Lugosi join wacky Fields at the "International House" hotel (1933). "It's A Gift" (1934)finds hapless shopkeeper and family man Fields dreaming of owning his own orange grove in California. Watch as circus owner Larson E. Whipsnade (Fields) tries to pull the wool over the eyes of Edgar Bergen and puppet pals Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd in "You Can't Cheat An Honest Man" (1939). And Fields, as layabout and henpecked husband Egbert Souse, accidentally foils a hold-up and becomes "The Bank Dick" (1940). With Grady Sutton, Shemp Howard. Five-disc set also includes "My Little Chickadee." 6 1/4 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: French, Spanish.
- Edward Cline, George Marshall, Norman Z. McLeod, A. Edward Sutherland
- Black & White
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Mae West, W.C. Fields, Edgar Bergen, Cora Witherspoon, Kathleen Howard, Stuart Erwin, Una Merkel, Joseph Calleia, Jean Rouverol, Charlie McCarthy, Sari Maritza, Julian Madison, George Burns, Constance Moore, Dick Foran, John Arledge, Jessie Ralph, Ruth Donnelly, Gracie Allen, Tom Bupp, Baby Le Roy, Margaret Hamilton, Bela Lugosi, James Bush, Edmund Breese... More