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W.C. Fields &
by Warner Books
Written in English
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W.C. Fields teams up with Bing Crosby to offer yet another take on the genteel lives of wealthy Southerners before the Civil War. Fields plays the wily owner of a showboat while Crosby plays a Yankee who becomes a society pariah for refusing to duel for a Southern belle's affections. W.C. Fields was at the top among comedians during Hollywood's Golden Era of the s and s and has since remained a comic icon. Despite his character's misanthropic, child-hating, alcoholic tendencies, his performances were enduringly popular and Fields became personally defined by : McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published in as The Films of W.C. Fields. "A Citadel Press book." Includes index. The book also untangles a web of mysteries about Fields’s turbulent private life, from the heartrending stories about the tragic relationship with his calculating wife who refused to divorce him, to his estranged son controlled by his mother, to the seven-year extra-marital affair with a chorus girl that led to the birth of an unwanted child.
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Her book, W.C. Fields and Me, BTW, while padded and admittedly self-serving, is far superior to this effort, as paints a far more vivid portrait of Fields.
(And I use the word effort loosely, as very little of it seems to have gone into assembling this mess.) W. Fields & Me.
Read more. 9 people found this helpful/5(15). The book reads like a novel as Mr. Curtis blends description and dialogue seamlessly throughout the + pages.I was struck by the revelations of W.C. Fields personal graciousness and generosity as most previous biographies of the man portray him as a rather one-dimensional caricature.5/5(5).
and Me Hardcover – January 1, by Cy Monti, Carlotta; Rice (Author) out of 5 stars 20 ratings/5(20). Grandfather of Ronald J. Fields, who edited a biography titled "W.C. Fields by Himself".The book dispelled many longstanding stories about Fields, including ones of his living for years on the street.
Young Fields did indeed run away from home after fights with his father, but usually no farther than his grandmother's, and he would return home the next day. Fields (). “W.C. Fields by Himself: His Intended Autobiography with Hitherto Unpublished Letters, Notes, Scripts, and Articles”, p, Rowman & Littlefield.
W.C. Fields book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for W.C. Fields & book. A supreme artist, WC Fields () ran away from home, bec /5. I've been a W.C. fan for many years and read a few books about him along the way.
This is the first to put everything (and I mean everything) all together in one book. A painstakingly researched and exhaustively complete analysis of his life, career and art, this biography debunks a few Fields legends (such as many quotes and anecdotes /5(68).
W.C. Fields was an American comedian, actor, juggler and writer. His career in show business began in vaudeville. Eventually, he began to incorporate comedy into his act and went on to become a star in the Broadway musical Poppy. He had a long and successful career in show business/5(5).
Looking for books by W.C. Fields. See all books authored by W.C. Fields, including W. Fields by Himself: His Intended Autobiography, and Drat. Being the Encapsulated View of Life by W. Fields in His Own Words, and more on - Explore Classic Movie Hub's board "W.
Fields", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Actors, Comedians, Buddy ebsen pins. Fields was born William Claude Dukenfield, the eldest of five children. Field's parents were a Cockney immigrant James Dukenfield and Philadelphia native Kate Felton He was an American juggler, comedian, and actor.3/5.
The legend of W. Fields has persisted for more than half a century--the gin-guzzling misanthrope about whom Leo Rosten famously said, Any man who hates dogs and babies cant be all bad. But there was another Fields, the man behind the character of the red-nosed card Brand: James Curtis.
The scholar Wes Gehring has drawn attention [in his book, Groucho & W.C. Fields: Huckster Comedians, p] to a Twain character, that of the huckstering Colonel Sellers in the novel The Gilded Age (Twains first novel, co-authored by him with Charles Dudley Warner)[and] Gehring has pointed out the verbal slickness of Sellers, whose tongue was a magicians wand that turned dried 4/5.
Explore books by W. Fields with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ A New Book on the Silent Movies of W.C. Fields Speak of the devil. I was only just expressing the need for more attention paid to W.C. Fields’ silent pictures in my review of Arthur Wertheim’s most recent book on the life and art of the Great Man, and now, Lo and Behold, not even two months later he has brought out a new book on that very.
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Fields’ comic persona was a misanthropic and hard-drinking egotist, who remained a sympathetic character despite his snarling contempt for dogs and children.
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W. C. Fields was a virtuoso comedian, often called a comic genius, legendary iconoclast, and "Great Man," who brought so much laughter to millions while enduring so much anguish.
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