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On screen he played a child-hating, dog-kicking, acid-tongued old swindler, it was no act.
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The only actual incident from Carlotta Monti
's book that was used in the movie was when Monti sprayed a hose on W.C. Fields
' tin roof to simulate the sound of a waterfall. See more
The siren of the ambulance transporting W.C. Fields to the hospital is a modern electronic version, not the air driven type that would have been in use in the forties when he last lived. See more