following is a list of interview subjects who appear in W.C. Fields
Caplan: W.C. Fields’ personal prop man at Paramount.
Carle: Ex-Paramount publicist who worked on
much of the studio publicity concerning the comedian.
J. Fields: Grandson of W.C. Fields. Foremost Fields historian.
Author of two books on W.C. Fields.
Fowler: Author, longtime personal friend of W.C.
Freeman: Screenwriter on Fields film, You Can’t Cheat An
Jean: Co-star in Fields’ picture, Never Give A Sucker An
Kennedy: Stage Co-star. Played title role in broadway play Poppy, 1923.
Maltin: Author, film historian. Has done much writing concerning
W.C. Fields. Regular on the popular TV show “Entertainment Tonight”.
L. Mankiewicz: Screenwriter. Wrote three Fields films: Million
Dollar Legs, If I Had A Million, Alice In Wonderland.
Vinton: Ziegfeld Co-star. Appeared with Fields on stage in
archival film and audio clips, we also hear from:
Bergen: Famed comedian/ventriloquist who, with his dummy Charlie
McCarthy, appeared with Fields in You Can’t Cheat An Honest
Man and on numerous radio broadcasts.
Cukor: Respected director from Hollywood’s "Golden Age."
Directed Fields in David Copperfield.
LeBaron: Producer of many of Fields' movies.
Leroy Overacker: Child star who tormented Fields on screen
in many of his best films.
Sennett: Producer of world-famous silent comedies. Produced
four short W.C. Fields sound comedies.
following is a list of W.C. Fields films which have been excerpted
in Straight Up:
Sharks (silent - 1915)
of the Sawdust (silent - 1925)
- It's the Old Army Game (silent - 1926)
Your Old Man (silent - 1926)
Golf Specialist (1930)
Majesty, Love (1931)
Dollar Legs (1932)
I Had a Million (1932)
Fatal Glass of Beer (1933)
Barber Shop (1933)
and Gus (1933)
in Wonderland (1933)
of a Kind (1934)
Telling Me (1934)
Old Fashioned Way (1934)
Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1934)
a Gift (1934)
- Mississippi (1935)
on the Flying Trapeze (1935)
- Poppy (1936)
Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938)
Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939)
Little Chickadee (1940)
Bank Dick (1940)
Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)
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