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Title You can't cheat an honest man / Universal presents ; produced by Lester Cowan ; screenplay by George Marion, Jr., Richard Mack, Everett Freeman ; directed by George Marshall.
Publication Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
Description 1 videodisc (1 hr., 20 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
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Call # DVD MOVIE YOU
Series Universal vault series
Universal vault series.
System Req DVD-R, NTSC, region 1, full screen (1.33:); Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Note Produced on recordable (DVD-R or DVD+R) media.
English dialogue.
Cast W.C. Fields, Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Rochester, Mortimer Snerd, Constance Moore, James Bush.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1939.
Full screen (1.33:1).
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary W.C. Fields and Charlie McCarthy bring their legendary radio feud to the screen in the classic comedy You Can't Cheat an Honest Man, co-starring Edgar Bergen. The seedy owner of a flea-bitten circus, Larson E. Whipsnade (Fields) will stop at nothing to arrange a marriage between his daughter Victoria (Constance Moore) and boring millionaire Richard Bel-Goodie (James Bush). So when Victoria declares she is in love with The Great Edgar (Bergen), Whipsnade cuts the penniless ventriloquist adrift in a hot-air balloon accompanied by his dummy (McCarthy). Arriving for a reception at the Bel-Goode mansion where he plays ping-pong and abuses his hosts, Whipsnade shows he is just getting started in this side-splitting farce, packed with insults, zingers and jokes!
Subject Circus -- Drama.
Circus performers -- Drama.
Fugitives from justice -- Drama.
McCarthy, Charlie (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Circus. (OCoLC)fst00861646
Circus performers. (OCoLC)fst00861671
Fugitives from justice. (OCoLC)fst00935947
McCarthy, Charlie (Fictitious character) (OCoLC)fst01744036
Genre Comedy films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Comedy films. (OCoLC)fst01710291
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Addl. Author Marshall, George, 1891-1975, film director.
Marion, George, Jr., 1899-1968, screenwriter.
Freeman, Everett, screenwriter.
Mack, Richard, 1900-1967, screenwriter.
Cowan, Lester, film producer.
Fields, W. C. (William Claude), 1880-1946, actor.
Bergen, Edgar, 1903-1978, actor.
Anderson, Eddie, 1905-1977, actor.
Moore, Constance, 1920-2005, actor.
Bush, James, actor.
Universal Pictures Company, presenter.
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Alt Title You cannot cheat an honest man
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