Never Give A Sucker An Even Break DVD

Never Give A Sucker An Even Break DVD Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play  In his last starring role WC Fields plays himself having a typical day at his studio Esoteric Pictures Director Eddie Cline masterfully imparts a certain level of surreal spontaneity to Field&39;s digressions and misadventures Fields eats breakfast spars with a sarcastic waitress (Jody Gilbert) and then pitches his fractured script to studio head Franklin Pangborn The script reading becomes a film within a film commencing with the hero of the tale (Fields again playing himself) leaping out of an airplane in hot pursuit of a flask of whiskey He lands on the bed of an innocent young girl and tries to seduce her before her mom (Margaret Dumont) comes crashing in Fields then escapes over a cliff in a basket Things get even more bizarre before Pangborn throws him out and back into a "reality" that culminates in a lengthy frenetic car chase There&39;s also some musical interludes courtesy Gloria Jean a singing star Universal was grooming for success at the time Though Fields undoubtedly bristled at the studio&39;s insistence he share the bill the two actually display a touching rapport in their scenes together; just another small miracle in this truly unique and hilarious film Actors WC Fields Gloria Jean Leon Errol Billy Lenhart Kenneth Brown Margaret Dumont Susan Miller Franklin Pangborn & Mona Barrie Director Edward F Cline Certificate Universal Suitable for All Year 1941 Screen Fullscreen 43 Languages English - Dolby Digital (20) Mono Subtitles English for the hearing impaired
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