Prof. Eustace P. McGargle
Ballyhoo of 1930. Musical comedy. Music by Louis Alter
. Book by Harry Ruskin
and Leighton K. Brill. Lyrics by Harry Ruskin and Leighton K. Brill. Additional lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Featuring songs with lyrics by Otto A. Harbach
. Featuring songs by Rudolf Friml
. Musical Director: Oscar Bradley. Choreographed by Earl ...
3 Biographical Movies |
15 Print Biographies |
20 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
21 Articles |
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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Hell, I never vote for anybody. I always vote against.
According to Fields' mistress Carlotta Monti
in her biography "W. C. Fields and Me", his four rules of comedy were (1) Never break anything. (2) A henpecked husband gets surefire laughs. (3) Clothes are of paramount importance: "every crease, fold, and droop of flesh can be the object of hilarity". (4) Everyone has a percentage of sadist in him.
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 son.