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W. C. Fields [videorecording]: 6 short films.

Contributor Fields, W. C., 1879-1946.

Imprint:[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection : Janus Films, c2000.

Description1 videodisc (115 min.) : si and sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.

Note:Six short comedies originally produced from 1915 to 1933.

Note:Pool sharks / Raymond Rohauer ; directed by Edwin Middleton ; produced by Gaumont (si., 11 min., 1915, c1968) -- Golf specialist / Radio Pictures ; produced by Louis Brock ; directed by Monte Brice (sd., 21 min., 1930) -- Dentist / Paramount ; directed by Leslie Pearce ; a Mack Sennett star comedy (sd., 22 min., 1932 -- Fatal glass of beer / U.M.& M. TV Corp. ; directed by Clyde Bruckman (sd., 19 min., 1933) -- Pharmacist / Paramount ; a Mack Sennett star comedy ; directed by Arthur Ripley (sd., 20 min., 1933) -- Barber shop / Paramount ; directed by Arthur Ripley (sd., 22 min., 1933).

Note: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' screen persona .

Note : PerformerW.C. Fields, Babe Kane, Elise Cavanna, George Chandler.

System Details NotesDVD ; monaural.

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Contributor
Fields, W. C., 1879-1946.
Kane, Babe, 1909-
Cavanna, Elise, 1902-1963.
Chandler, George, 1898-
Rohauer, Raymond.
Middleton, Edwin.
Brock, Lou, b. 1892.
Brice, Monte, d. 1962.
Pearce, Leslie.
Sennett, Mack, 1880-1960.
Bruckman, Clyde, 1894-1955.
Ripley, Arthur, 1895-1961.
RKO Radio Pictures, inc.
Gaumont (Firm)
U.M.& M. TV Corporation.
Paramount Productions.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Janus Films.
Title:
W. C. Fields.
Six short films.
6 short films.
Series Statement
Buhl Library Video Collection.
Series Added Entry
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs)
Subject:
Comedy films.
Motion picture film collections.
Short films.
Silent films.
Index Term - Genre/Form
Black and white films.
Motion picture film collections.
Short films.
Silent films.
Slapstick comedy.
Other title
Pool sharks.
Golf specialist.
Dentist.
Fatal glass of beer.
Pharmacist.
Barber shop.