W.C. Fields: his follies and fortunes

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Doubleday, 1949 - Comedians - 340 pages
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User Review  - ChrisRiesbeck - LibraryThing

A biography of W C Fields that I don't believe half of, but don't really care. Reading this is like watching a W C Fields movie -- one great scene after another, every tale told with the flourishes ... Read full review

W. C. Fields: his follies and fortunes

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A reprint of the 1949 publication on the turbulent life of the comic actor. LJ 's reviewer said then, "Highly Recommended'' (10/15/49). Fields's everlasting popularity makes that just as true today.-- MR Read full review

Contents

Fields in one of his greatest roles as Micawber in David
22
The young vaudeville star on tour in Australia in 1903
54
John Barrymore and his close friend Fields the mighty lover
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