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Author: William BeaudineWilliam LeBaronGarnett WestonJack CunninghamW C FieldsAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, ©2007.
Series: W.C. Fields comedy collection, 2.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
Database:WorldCat
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The Great McGonigle's traveling theatrical troupe are staying at a boarding house. They are preparing to put on a production of "The Drunkard" (and do so during this movie). Cleopatra Pepperday puts up money for the show provided she can have a part ("Here comes the prince!"). Little Albert Wendelschaffer torments McGonigle all through lunch ("How can you hurt a watch by dipping it in molasses?"). In spite of being  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Drama
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Beaudine; William LeBaron; Garnett Weston; Jack Cunningham; W C Fields; Jan Duggan; Joe Morrison; Baby Le Roy.; Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927); Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 123441778
Language Note: Soundtracks in English, with optional English captions for the deaf and hard-of-hearing and Spanish or French subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1934.
Includes theatrical trailer.
Credits: Photography, Benjamin Reynolds ; lyrics and music, Mack Gordon and Harry Revel ; story by Charles Bogle.
Cast: W.C. Fields, Jan Duggan, Joe Morrison, Baby LeRoy, Judith Allen, Tammany Young, Nora Cecil, Jack Mulhall.
Description: 1 videodisc (70 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono., single layer, NTSC.
Series Title: W.C. Fields comedy collection, 2.
Responsibility: a Paramount picture ; Adolph Zukor presents ; screen play by Garnett Weston and Jack Cunningham ; produced by William Le Baron ; directed by William Beaudine.

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The Great McGonigle's traveling theatrical troupe are staying at a boarding house. They are preparing to put on a production of "The Drunkard" (and do so during this movie). Cleopatra Pepperday puts up money for the show provided she can have a part ("Here comes the prince!"). Little Albert Wendelschaffer torments McGonigle all through lunch ("How can you hurt a watch by dipping it in molasses?"). In spite of being pursued by several sheriffs, McGonigle is able to keep going and see his daughter Betty happily married. W.C. Fields plays a charlatan who attempts to persuade an entire town that his daughter is actually heiress to an unclaimed fortune.

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