W.C. Fields: 6 Short Films
This box set contains a half-dozen films starring the legendary screen comic W.C. Fields. Pool Sharks, The Golf Specialist, The Dentist, The Fatal Glass of Beer, The Pharmacist, and The Barber Shop are each presented in the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.33:1.
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- [silent, Dolby Digital Mono]
Cast & Crew
|Elise Cavanna||Actor,Patient (Miss Mason)|
|W.C. Fields||Dentist,J. Effingham Bellweather,Mr. Snavely,The Pool Shark,Actor|
|Bud Ross||His Adversary|
|Rosemary Theby||Mrs. Snavely|
|Arnold Gray||Arthur the iceman|
|Rychard Cramer||Officer Posthlewhistle|
|George Chandler||Chester the wastrel son|
|Dorothy Granger||Patient (Miss Peppitone)|
Play All Six Shorts
The Golf Specialist
The Fatal Glass of Beer
The Barber Shop
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No wonder the price is so low! These prints are a disgrace, both visually and in audio quality. An insult to the genius of the great W. C. Fields.
The previous poster must own a bargain-priced DVD of the same prints. First time I've heard of "low prices" and "Criterion" in the same sentence! Fields' short films are in the public domain and have been available on low-quality videos for more than 20 years. This Criterion edition offers the best-quality prints you'll find anywhere, although the sound tracks (especially on "The Pharmacist" and "The Barber Shop") are in rough shape.