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Fields, W. C. (William Claude) 1880-1946

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David Copperfield by Simon Curtis( Visual )

49 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Copperfield enjoys an idyllic life with his gentle, widowed mother and his loving nurse, Peggotty. Then tragedy strikes when Mr. Murdstone weds David's mother and drives her to an early grave. Despised by his stepfather, the boy is forced to live in misery and poverty until he runs away to throw himself upon the mercy of his eccentric aunt. Charles Dickens's classic tale of growing up
The Bank dick by Edward Cline( Visual )

30 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egbert Souse accidentally foils a bank robbery and is hired as a bank guard
W.C. Fields : 6 short films( Visual )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compilation of films pays tribute to America's cantankerous comedy genius, W.C. Fields. Legendary one-liners and slapstick routines are preserved in these early shorts that chronicle the development of Fields' irascible screen persona
Sally of the sawdust( Visual )

32 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fields plays the role of Eustace McGargle, a carnival barker who has adopted young Sally, an orphaned waif. Juggling and conning lead to a climax complete with an automobile race-to-the-rescue chase scene
My little chickadee by Edward Cline( Visual )

34 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

West portrays voluptuous Flowerbelle Lee, whose reputation is tarnished when she is seen embracing a masked bandit in her bedroom. Forced to leave town until she can prove she is respectable -- and married -- Flowerbelle boards a train where she meets incorrigible Guthbert J. Twillie (Fields). Believing he's quite a catch, Flowerbelle accepts Twillie's marriage proposal. The newlyweds stop in the town of Greasewood where Twillie's exaggerated tales of adventures earn him the honor of becoming the sheriff of the town and bartender at "The Last Gasp" saloon. Mishaps magnify as West continues her flirtatious ways leading to one of the funniest scenes in the film -- when the masked bandit visits again and he's not at all who Flowerbelle expects! -- Container
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can't cheat an honest man: "W.C. Fields portrays Larson E. Whipsnade, ringmaster of the seedy circus Giganticus. Whipsnade gets nothing but trouble from his performers, and his daughter (Constance Moore) is torn between a wealthy cad and a charming ventriloquist, played by Edgar Bergen"--Container
Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland by Norman Z McLeod( Visual )

7 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice's fantastic adventures lead her straight to some of the most memorable characters ever imagined, including the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts, Humpty Dumpty, the Cheshire Cat, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum. When Alice falls down a rabbit hole, she is transported to a magical world
Mae West : the glamour collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mae West had an inexhaustibly playful interest in language, and a rare, sometimes perplexing, and even lofty wit, spiced by low-down slang. Well before the second wave of feminism, she wrote all her own material, insisted on total control of her work, and was wildly popular for a short time, right before the Production Code lowered the boom on adult attitudes being expressed in films. She made only 12 movies, but three are first-rate, and these were enough to seal her fame and launch a legend. In her first film appearance, "Night after night," a successful ex-boxer buys a high-class speakeasy and falls for a rich society girl. As the bold Tira in "I'm no angel," she works as a dancing beauty and lion tamer at a fair. For "Goin' to town," West goes Western. Cleo Borden is a former dance hall queen who has become newly rich. She falls for--and pursues--an upper crust Englishman. This is followed by "Go west young man," where she plays Mavis Arden, a movie star stranded in the country. To stifle her boredom, she trifles with a young man's affections. "My little chickadee" pairs West with a legend of similar stature, W.C. Fields. As Flower Belle Lee, she is rightly suspected of illicit relations with the Masked Bandit, and run out of Little Bend. Surprisingly, things change very little when she arrives in Greasewood City to start over
It's a gift by Norman Z McLeod( Visual )

20 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold Bissonette is a bungling, henpecked grocer who dreams of California's golden sunshine. A small inheritance from his Uncle Bean tempts Bissonette to sell everything and buy an orange ranch sight unseen. Along the way, he matches wits with dogs, kids, and chicken feathers, snatching victory from the jaws of defeat at the last madcap minute
W.C. Fields in Never give a sucker an even break and Tillie and Gus by W. C Fields( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International house( Visual )

9 editions published between 1933 and 2004 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zany scientist in China invents a radio you can see : television. Every country wants to buy the rights, so characters from around the world converge on China and collide into a free-wheeling double-dealing variety show
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You're telling me!: Sam Bisbee is an inventor who is the laughingstock in his small town. After demonstrating another failed invention, he meets a princess who promises to use her celebrity to turn his luck around
The dentist by Mack Sennett( Visual )

38 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and German and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fields goes golfing, and then attends to a series of dental patients while trying to prevent his daughter Kane's elopement. Locations include Lakeside Country Club, Toluca Lake. Based on Fields' 1928 Earl Carroll Vanities sketch 'An Episode at the Dentist.'
College swing( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College swing: a tune-filled spoof of small-town college. The big broadcast of 1938: W.C. Fields plays dual roles while Hope juggles three ex-wives and romances Dorothy Lamour
The fatal glass of beer by Clyde Bruckman( Visual )

28 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fields relates the sad tale of his son who went astray in the city. Adapted from Fields' 1928 Earl Carroll Vanities sketch "Stolen Bonds."
W.C. Fields : the original voice tracks from his greatest movies by W. C Fields( Recording )

22 editions published between 1968 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greatest comedy moments culled from every Fields film made for Paramount Pictures and Universal Studios
Brother, can you spare a dime?( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary juxtaposes newsreel footage, film clips and period music in an eye-opening look at the Great Depression. Many of the movies created in the 1930s featured strong social commentary, while others offered pure escapism and fed a fascination with a dazzling world out of reach to the everyday American. Through a contrast between the fantasy of film and the reality of everyday life, a fascinating perspective on the Great Depression and Hollywood's golden age is presented. Also includes political speeches by Franklin D. Roosevelt and others
You can't cheat an honest man( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whipsnade's circus is the greatest show on earth, for keeping ahead of the sheriff. When luck runs thin, he races elephants and wagons to the state line
Tales of Manhattan by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disgruntled tailor has put a curse on a tailcoat. The tailcoat has a surprising effect on the people who wear it in this multi-episode film
The best of W.C. Fields by W. C Fields( Recording )

15 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected comedy routines featuring W.C. Fields
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W.C. Fields : 6 short films
Alternative Names
Bogle, Charles 1880-1946

Charles, Bogle 1880-1946

Criblecoblis, Otis 1880-1946

Dukenfield, Claude William

Dukenfield, William Claude

Dukenfield, William Claude 1879-1946

Dukenfield, William Claude 1880-1946

Dukinfield, William C. 1879-1946

Dukinfield, William C. 1880-1946

Dukinfield, William Claude

Dukinfield, William Claude 1879-1946

Dukinfield, William Claude 1880-1946

Fields, W. C., 1879-1946

Fields, W.C. 1880-1946

Fields, W. Claude 1880-1946

Fields, William C. 1880-1946

Fields, William C. (William Claude), 1880-1946

Fields, William Claude, 1880-1946

Gulielmus Claudius Dukenfield

Jeeves, Mahatma Kane 1880-1946

Kane Jeeves, Mahatma 1880-1946

W. C. Fields acteur américain

W. C. Fields American comedian and actor

W.C. Fields Amerikaans filmacteur

W. C. Fields amerykański aktor

W. C. Fields comico e attore statunitense

W. C. Fields US-amerikanischer Schauspieler





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The Bank dickW.C. Fields : 6 short filmsMy little chickadeeMae West : the glamour collectionInternational houseW.C. Fields : his follies and fortunesW.C. Fields : a biography