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The Great Man: W.C. Fields (2005)

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Video | 80 min | Documentary, Biography

The legendary W.C. Fields is featured in rare behind-the-scenes footage and home movies at work and at play, along with hilarious scenes from some of his greatest films.
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Feb 8, 2005 (United States)

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Bud Abbott
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Gracie Allen
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George Burns
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Eddie Cantor
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Lou Costello
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Carol Dempster
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Stuart Erwin
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Jonathan Harris
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Harry Houdini
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Rose Marie
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Charlie McCarthy
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Will Rogers
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Mortimer Snerd
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F. Chase Taylor
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Johnny Wayne
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Mae West
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6.5 / 10 | 25 votes