Never Give a Sucker an Even Break's primary photo
  • Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)
  • Passed
    71 min | Comedy, Musical
Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)
Passed
71 min | Comedy, Musical

A filmmaker attempts to sell a surreal script he has written, which comes to life as he pitches it.
Read more: Plot summary
Director
Edward F. Cline (as Edward Cline)
Writers
John T. Neville (screen play) | Prescott Chaplin (screen play) | W.C. Fields (original story) (as Otis Criblecoblis)
Composer
Frank Skinner (musical score)
Cinematographer
Find more movies with Discover Titles.
Trending & News

Become a member to see MOVIEmeter and news information about Never Give a Sucker an Even Break.

Status
Edit Released
Updated Oct 10, 1941

Release date
Oct 10, 1941 (United States)

Contacts

Become a member to see contact information for Never Give a Sucker an Even Break.

Cast

+ Add Cast
50 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
W.C. Fields
The Great Man The Great Man   See fewer
Members only
Gloria Jean
Gloria Gloria   See fewer
Members only
Leon Errol
The Rival The Rival   See fewer
Members only
Billy Lenhart
Butch (as Butch) Butch (as Butch)   See fewer
Members only
Kenneth Brown
Buddy (as Buddy) Buddy (as Buddy)   See fewer
Members only
Margaret Dumont
Mrs. Hemogloben Mrs. Hemogloben   See fewer
Members only
Susan Miller
Ouilotta Hemogloben Ouilotta Hemogloben   See fewer
Members only
Franklin Pangborn
The Producer The Producer   See fewer
Members only
Mona Barrie
The Producer's Wife The Producer's Wife   See fewer
Members only
Charles Lang
Pete Carson Pete Carson   See fewer
Members only
Anne Nagel
Madame Gorgeous Madame Gorgeous   See fewer
Members only
Nell O'Day
The Salesgirl The Salesgirl   See fewer
Members only
Irving Bacon
The Soda Jerk The Soda Jerk   See fewer
Members only
Jody Gilbert
The Waitress The Waitress   See fewer
Members only
Minerva Urecal
The Cleaning Woman The Cleaning Woman   See fewer
Members only
Emmett Vogan
The Engineer The Engineer   See fewer
Members only
Carlotta Monti
Receptionist Receptionist   See fewer
Members only
Fred Aldrich
Builder on Sound Stage (uncredited) Builder on Sound Stage (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Richard Alexander
Burly Man (uncredited) Burly Man (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Claud Allister
Bitten Englishman (uncredited) Bitten Englishman (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Frank Austin
Diner with High Blood Pressure (uncredited) Diner with High Blood Pressure (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Leon Belasco
Pianist (uncredited) Pianist (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Eddie Bruce
Cameraman (uncredited) Cameraman (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Irene Coleman
Stewardess (uncredited) Stewardess (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Kay Deslys
Mrs. Wilson (uncredited) Mrs. Wilson (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
William Gould
Doorman (uncredited) Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Harriette Haddon
Redhead (uncredited) Redhead (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Charles Lane
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Jack 'Tiny' Lipson
Huge Turk (uncredited) Huge Turk (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Charles McMurphy
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Frances Morris
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Charles Phillips
Sound Stage Workman (uncredited) Sound Stage Workman (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Jean Porter
Passerby (uncredited) Passerby (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Victor Potel
Russian Magistrate Clines (uncredited) Russian Magistrate Clines (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
June Preston
Little Blonde Girl Dancing (uncredited) Little Blonde Girl Dancing (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Prince
A Great Dane (uncredited) A Great Dane (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Marcia Ralston
Stewardess (uncredited) Stewardess (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Beatrice Roberts
Stewardess (uncredited) Stewardess (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Jack Roper
Joe - Jamo Drinker (uncredited) Joe - Jamo Drinker (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
David Sharpe
Irate Automobile Driver (uncredited) Irate Automobile Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Kathryn Sheldon
Spinster Passenger (uncredited) Spinster Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Ray Spiker
Builder on Sound Stage (uncredited) Builder on Sound Stage (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Brick Sullivan
Firetruck Driver (uncredited) Firetruck Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Emma Tansey
Old Lady with Newspaper (uncredited) Old Lady with Newspaper (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Emil Van Horn
Gargo the Gorilla (uncredited) Gargo the Gorilla (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Michael Visaroff
Village Coachman (uncredited) Village Coachman (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Billy Wayne
Stage 6 Foreman (uncredited) Stage 6 Foreman (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Dave Willock
Assistant Director Johnson (uncredited) Assistant Director Johnson (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Bill Wolfe
Aspiring Actor (uncredited) Aspiring Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Duke York
Tough Guy (uncredited) Tough Guy (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.

MOVIEmeter

Members only

Become a member to access additional data

Ratings Breakdown

7.1 / 10 | 2,381 votes