"Fields for President" (1940; reissued 1972 with photos, and commentary by Michael M. Taylor).
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20 Portrayals |
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Bill | Charles Bogle | Otis Criblecoblis | Mahatma Kane Jeeves
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While stories of Fields' alcohol consumption (and the consequences thereof) were a regular part of his act, and he was rarely seen without a drink at hand, nobody could recall ever actually seeing him drunk, or out of control.
Usually portrayed rather pessimistic, aggressive and suspicious-natured men with great fondness of alcohol. Yet, this same character was at the same time dogged by his wife and he rarely managed to speak up against her. He is remembered for his hatred of children, but did in fact frequently possess great fatherly affection for his daughter.