The W.C. Fields Films (Paperback)

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W.C. Fields was at the top among comedians during Hollywood's Golden Era of the 1930s and 1940s and has since remained a comic icon. Despite his character's misanthropic, child-hating, alcoholic tendencies, his performances were enduringly popular and Fields became personally defined by them. This critical study of his work provides commentary and background on each of his films, from the early silents through the cameos near the end of his life, with fresh appraisals of his well known classics. Pictures once believed to be lost that have been discovered and restored are discussed, and new information is given on some that remain lost.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781476665306
ISBN-10: 1476665303
Publisher: McFarland & Company
Publication Date: March 27th, 2017
Pages: 200
Language: English