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Running Wild (I) (1927)

 -  Comedy  -  11 June 1927 (USA)
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Cowardly Elmer Finch is browbeaten by his wife, daughter, fat son and the family dog. After hypnosis he is domineering. He enters a contract with a fifteen-thousand dollar payoff, so his ... See full summary »

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Cowardly Elmer Finch is browbeaten by his wife, daughter, fat son and the family dog. After hypnosis he is domineering. He enters a contract with a fifteen-thousand dollar payoff, so his courage can last beyond the hypnosis. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Dans la peau du lion  »

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Elmer Finch: I'm a lion!
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A must see for Fields fans
7 January 2002 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Starts slowly (though the opening exercise scene is a fun satire of the radio exercise programs of the day), but once Fields gets hypnotized and transformed, it really gets going.

Good supporting cast, especially his boy (Junior) and the dog.


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