Showing posts tagged WC Fields
WC Fields has a field day with Gloria Velarde & Fay Holderness in 1933’s The Barber Shop
WC Fields takes his hat off to Carol Dempster (December 9, 1901 – February 1, 1991) in 1925’s Sally of the Sawdust
Sy Bartlett, Alice White & WC Fields are fine and dine
Joan Marsh (July 10, 1913 – August 10, 2000) gets cheeky with WC Fields in 1934’s You’re Telling Me!
WC Fields showers/flowers attention on Louise Brooks in 1926’s It’s The Old Army Game
aka the movie that gave birth to these gifs we made!
tonight we took in the silent delight that was 1926’s It’s the Old Army Game, as a part of The Film Forum’s salute to WC Fields. Fields played a drug store owner named Elmer Prettywillie. guess who played his assistant? guessing over, cause it was LOUISE BROOKS!!! WOW, what a rare and fine pairing of one of cinema’s most funniest men and one of it’s most sexiest women!! The two had previously appeared together in the 1925 Ziegfeld Follies
in the above clip, a man (William Gaxton) instantly falls in love with our Lulu at first sight. she plays it as coy as coy can be!!