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Slow moving with a couple extended sketches that were a bit long. There's just enough plot about W.C. Fields trying to see a wrestling match for which he paid $15 to get a ringside seat to tie together the sketches, one-line quips and vaudevillian sight gags. It's not as strong as some of his others, but W.C. Fields fans will still enjoy it.
This is one of W.C. Fields finest movies. It has several very classic and funny scenes. The supporting cast is excellent, especially Kathleen Howard and Grady Sutton. Excellent screenplay and it?s a very memorable and amusing film.
75/100. This is one of W.C. Fields finest movies. It has several very classic and funny scenes. The supporting cast is excellent, especially Kathleen Howard and Grady Sutton. Excellent screenplay and it's a very memorable and amusing film.
Thoughts: 1) Alcoholism is no longer funny 2) Old people are no longer funny 3) Wrestling is still bogus And yet, Fields is funny, and in this movie, an accomplished actor. The movie itself is not one of his best.