A hard-working, hen-pecked pharmacist, harried by a shrewish spouse, dysfunctional family, and demanding clientele, maintains his patience and a stoic optimism by imbibing frequent martinis. His termagant wife and self-absorbed daughters show little appreciation of his efforts to keep his precarious business profitable by selling bootleg liquor under the counter despite the suspicions of the local sheriff.
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Pharmacist Dilweg, trying to interest a prospective customer in something, points to a puppet of W.C. Fields and exclaims, "Rather amusing little beggar." See more
A person hasn't got any rights in this country anymore! The government even tells you what color stamps you gotta buy!
Yes, it's pretty tough. That's the Democratic Party for you. I've written to Washington about it.
What do you want to write to Washington for? He's dead!
Referenced in The Great Man: W.C. Fields