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Genres: Comedy , Musical
Actors: W.C. Fields , Gloria Jean , Leon Errol , Billy Lenhart , Kenneth Brown , Margaret Dumont , Susan Miller , Franklin Pangborn , Mona Barrie , Charles Lang , Anne Nagel , Nell O’Day , Irving Bacon , Jody Gilbert , Minerva Urecal
Director: Edward F. Cline
Country: United States
Year: 1941
IMDB Rating: 7.3/10 (1217 votes)

Fields wants to sell a film story to Esoteric Studios. On the way he gets insulted by little boys, beat up for ogling a woman, and abused by a waitress. He becomes his niece’s guardian when her mother is killed in a trapeze fall during the making of a circus movie. He and his niece, who he finds at a shooting gallery, fly to Mexico to sell wooden nutmegs in a Russian colony. Trying to catch his bottle as it falls from the plane, he lands on a mountain peak where lives the man- eating Mrs. Hemogloben. When he gets to the Russian colony he finds Leon Errol (father of the insulting boys and owner of the shooting gallery) already selling wooden nutmegs. He decides to woo the wealthy Mrs. Hemogloben but when he gets there Errol has preceded him. The Mexican adventure is the story that Esoteric Studios would not buy.

Film Review

Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941) ** 1/2 (out of 4) W.C. Fields plays himself, The Great Man, trying to sell a screenplay to a studio but they don't seem to be too impressed with it. We then see several short parts of this screenplay acted out with Gloria Jean playing his niece and Leon Errol as the rival. I know this film has the reputation of being one of the greatest comedies out there but it really left me disappointed. The film certainly moves at a nice pace and it has a lot going for it but in the end I found it to be more charming than anything else and I think it failed in terms of getting any real laughs. There was a joke in the movie where the studio guy tells Fields that his screenplay just isn't good enough and he sure wasn't lying. There's a long running joke on an airplane, which Fields jumps out of and lands in a place with a beautiful female virgin who has never seen a man before. Fields of course gets her to play a game but none of this was …

Having heard a whole row of unfavorable words of NEVER GIVE A SUCKER AN EVEN BREAK, my expectations were pretty low when I recently watched the film for the first time. Now that I've seen it, first of all I'd like to say that I think there's a moral to this story (a personal one, anyway); don't ever let any other than yourself tell you whether you should miss an experience or not, because if you do, you are likely to miss something which may fit your taste better than it did to others. I don't know if I'm that rare, intelligent person able to appreciate what others simply don't understand, or if I'm a nobody with a silly taste; you decide. What I do know is that the last starring vehicle of W.C. Fields was, as a whole, a delightful surprise to me.About ten years after he reached stardom as a screen comedian, a poorly aging "Uncle Billie" was finally permitted to do a film entirely as he pleased, at Universal Studios. Whether the studio actuall…



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