W.C. Fields

his follies and fortunes
  • 340 Pages
  • 3.42 MB
  • English
St. Martin"s Press , New York
Fields, W. C., 1879-1946, Comedians -- United States -- Biography, Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biog


United S

StatementRobert Lewis Taylor.
LC ClassificationsPN2287.F45 T3 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 340 p., [16] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2191640M
ISBN 100312034504
LC Control Number89010369

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comedian, actor, juggler and writer. 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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