The Fatal Glass of Beer (1933)

The Fatal Glass of Beer


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In this spoof of the old Yukon/Northwoods melodramas, W.C. Fields plays a father in a remote Yukon cabin whose son is coming home after spending years in prison. It seems that the son left home and, after having the "fatal glass of beer," was accused of stealing bonds.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Comedy
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Written By: W.C. Fields, Tim Moore
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Stupefying stream-of-consciousness gags

Full Review… | February 6, 2010

W.C. Fields' most surreal short.

August 29, 2006
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

April 8, 2004
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