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W. C. Fields—Six Short Films

Monte Brice, Clyde Bruckman, Edwin Middleton, Leslie Pearce and Arthur Ripley

 
W. C. Fields—Six Short Films (Criterion DVD)

DVD

1 Disc

SRP: $29.95

Out of Print
  • United States
  • 1933
  • 115 minutes
  • Black and White
  • 1.33:1
  • English
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  • Spine #79

W. C. Fields’s prolific career placed him at the forefront of slapstick comedy. Gathered here are six gems that feature the comic genius at his peak: The Golf Specialist, Pool Sharks (silent), The Pharmacist, The Fatal Glass of Beer, The Barber Shop, and, of course, the notorious The Dentist. This unique collection will delight new generations of viewers with Fields’s hilariously sardonic routines.

Disc Features

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

    New cover by Terry Koppel

Film Essays

W. C. Fields

By Dennis PerrinAugust 28, 2000

Misanthropy is the better part of comedy. For every dozen good-natured clowns, there’s a . . . Read more »

Film Essays

W. C. Fields

By Dennis PerrinAugust 28, 2000

Misanthropy is the better part of comedy. For every dozen good-natured clowns, there’s a . . . Read more »