Never Give A Sucker An Even Break (AKA What A Man)

Dir. Eddie Cline

USA 1941 | Black & white | 70 mins | Cert U | Comedy

Cast: W.C. Fields, Gloria Jean, Leon Errol

W.C. Fields’ last starring vehicle sees him attempting to sell a script to Esoteric studios, though a number of misfortunes befall him along the way. He is bullied by kids, attacked after eyeing up a woman, and chastised by a waitress. He even falls out of a plane on the way to Mexico, landing on Margaret Dumont’s voracious Mrs Hemogloben. And so, the Great Man sets his sights on wooing her.

Available on: DVD

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