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Also Known As: Died: December 25, 2046
Born: January 29, 1880 Cause of Death: pneumonia
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

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Follow the Boys (1944) as
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Sensations of 1945 (1944) as Himself
4.
Song of the Open Road (1944) as Himself
Child film star Jane Powell, fed up with her every move being stage managed by her stage mother, runs away and joins the U.S. Crop Corps, a small army of young folks staying at youth hostels and picking crops while adult farmworkers are at war. Totally clueless about the real world, befuddled Jane is embroiled in teen-romance complications while Mother frantically searches. Will her stardom help or hinder her new friends? W.C. Fields does a short act with Bergen and McCarthy.
5.
Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941) as The great man [W. C. "Uncle Bill" Fields]
A filmmaker tries to sell a script about con artists taking on the Russian millionaires of Mexico.
6.
The Bank Dick (1940) as Egbert Sousé
When he foils two robberies in one day, the town drunkard is hired to guard the local bank.
7.
My Little Chickadee (1940) as Cuthbert J. Twillie
A small-town seductress'' romance with a masked bandit goes on hold when she''s forced to marry a con artist.
8.
You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939) as Larson E. Whipsnade
A circus manager tries to break up his daughter's romance with a ventriloquist.
9.
The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938) as T. Frothingill Bellows/S. B. Bellows
A radio announcer tries to juggle musical acts and his ex-wives while broadcasting from an ocean liner.
10.
Poppy (1936) as Prof. Eustace McGargle
A carnival con man tries to pass off his daughter as heiress to a great estate.
11.
The Man on the Flying Trapeze (1935) as Ambrose Wolfinger
A henpecked husband's lie gets him in trouble at home and at work.
12.
David Copperfield (1935) as [Wilkins] Micawber
Charles Dickens' classic tale of an orphaned boy's fight for happiness and the colorful characters who help and hinder him.
13.
Mississippi (1935) as Commodore Orlando Jackson
A young pacifist after refusing on principle to defend her sweetheart's honor and being banished in disgrace, joins a riverboat troupe as a singer, acquires a reputation as a crackshot after a saloon brawl in which the villain of the piece accidentally kills himself with his own gun, falls in love with his former fianceT's sister and finally bullies an apprehensive family into accepting him.
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Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1934) as Mr. [C. Ellsworth] Stubbins
The Wiggs family plan to celebrate Thanksgiving in their rundown shack with leftover stew, without Mr. Wiggs who wandered off long ago an has never been heard from. Do-gooder Miss Lucy brings them a real feast. Her boyfriend Bob arranges to take Wiggs' sick boy to a hospital. Their other boy makes some money peddling kindling and takes the family to a show. Mrs. Wiggs is called to the hopsital just in time to see her boy die. Her neighbor Miss Mazy wants to marry Mr. Stubbins who insists on tasting her cooking. Mrs. Wiggs sneaks her dishes past Stubbins who agrees to marriage. Mr. Wiggs appears suddenly, in tatters, with just the amount of money (twenty dollars) needed to save the family from foreclosure. Miss Lucy and Bob get married.
15.
The Old Fashioned Way (1934) as Squire Cribbs
The manager of a travelling theatre cons an entire small town to keep his troupe afloat.
16.
Six of a Kind (1934) as Sheriff ["Honest"] John Hoxley
The Whinneys share expenses for their trip to Hollywood with George and Gracie and thier great Dane. A clerk in Whinney's bank has put fifty thousand dollars in a suitcase, hoping to rob Whinney on the road, but instead Whinney takes another road and is himself arrested in Nevada.
17.
You're Telling Me! (1934) as Sam Bisbee
A laughingstock, small-town inventor befriends a foreign princess.
18.
It's a Gift (1934) as Harold Bissonette
A disgruntled druggist sells his store to buy an orange grove in California.
19.
The Old Fashioned Way (1934) as The Great McGonigle
The manager of a travelling theatre cons an entire small town to keep his troupe afloat.
20.
International House (1933) as Professor [Henry] Quail
Madcap investors converge on a Chinese hotel to buy rights to a new invention-television.
21.
Alice in Wonderland (1933) as Humpty Dumpty
A trip through the looking glass and down a rabbit hole sends an English girl into a world of fantastic characters and strange potions.
22.
Tillie and Gus (1933) as Augustus [Q.] Winterbottom
Tillie and Augustus Winterbottom are thought to be missionaries when they arrive to find Phineas Pratt trying cheat the Sheridans out of her father's inheritance, including a ferry franchise and a boat. The only way to keep the franchise is to win a race against Pratt's boat.
23.
Million Dollar Legs (1932) as The President
The government officials of Klopstokia, where everyone has outstanding athletic abilities, decide to enter their country in the Olympic Games.
24.
If I Had a Million (1932) as Rollo
A dying tycoon selects his heirs at random, and each reacts differently to the good fortune.
25.
Her Majesty Love (1931) as Lia's father
A circus entertainer fights snobbery in her search for romance.
26.
Fools for Luck (1928) as Richard Whitehead
Samuel Hunter, the richest man in Huntersville, is an eccentric who convinces his fellow citizens to invest in an oil field marketed by Richard Whitehead. But Whitehead is a notorious swindler and the oil wells appear to be dry holes. Sam Hunter, however, comes up with a means of turning the tables on the swindler.
27.
Tillie's Punctured Romance (1928) as Ringmaster
The ring master is plotting to get the circus owner done away with in a lion cage so he can take over. World War I intervenes and eventually aids the Allied cause by joining the German army.
28.
Two Flaming Youths (1927) as Gabby Gilfoil
Sheriff Ben Holden is in love with hotel owner Madge Malarkey when down-and-out carnival man Gabby Gilfoil shows up hoping to take her for some money. Gilfoil is mistaken for the wanted man Slippery Sawtelle. Neither suitor gets Malarkey but manage to take her husband (wealthy Simeon Trott) for a bundle.
29.
Running Wild (1927) as Elmer Finch
Cowardly Elmer Finch is browbeaten by his wife, daughter, fat son and the family dog. After hypnosis he is domineering. He enters a contract with a fifteen-thousand dollar payoff, so his courage can last beyond the hypnosis.
30.
The Potters (1927) as Pa Potter
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It's the Old Army Game (1926) as Elmer Prettywillie
Druggist Elmer Prettywillie is sleeping. A woman rings the night bell only to buy a two-cent stamp. Then garbage collectors waken him. Next it's firemen on a false alarm. And then a real fire.
32.
So's Your Old Man (1926) as Samuel Bisbee
Poor glazier Sam Bisbee has invented break-proof glass. He intends to show it off to a convention of automobile men. Due to a mixup his car is switched with another and his demonstration toss of a brick simply breaks the car's windshield. On the way home he thinks a woman is trying to commit suicide and so prevents her. The woman is really Princess Lescaboura, who arrives in Bisbee's home town looking for him.
33.
Sally of the Sawdust (1925) as Prof. Eustace McGargle
Judge Foster throws his daughter out because she married a circus man. She leaves her baby girl with Prof. McGargle before she dies. Years later Sally is a dancer with whom Peyton, a son of Judge Foster's friend, falls in love. When Sally is arrested McGargle proves her real parentage.
34.
That Royle Girl (1925) as Her Father
Joan Royle, beautiful but naive model who came from the slums, falls for Fred Ketlar, the leader of a dance band. When Fred's estranged wife Adele is murdered, Fred is arrested and convicted of the crime. Joan believes that the real murderer is Baretta, a gangster who was keeping Adele as his mistress.
35.
Janice Meredith (1924) as A British sergeant
It is 1774, the eve of the American War of Independence. Janice comes from a Tory household. She cavorts with American and British alike, is pursued by Charles Fownes, patriot and friend of General Washington. Fields is a comic, drunken British sergeant.

Writer (feature film)

37.
Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941) as Original Story
A filmmaker tries to sell a script about con artists taking on the Russian millionaires of Mexico.
38.
My Little Chickadee (1940) as Orig scr
A small-town seductress'' romance with a masked bandit goes on hold when she''s forced to marry a con artist.
39.
The Bank Dick (1940) as Orig scr
When he foils two robberies in one day, the town drunkard is hired to guard the local bank.
40.
You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939) as Story
A circus manager tries to break up his daughter's romance with a ventriloquist.
41.
The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938) as Contract Writer
A radio announcer tries to juggle musical acts and his ex-wives while broadcasting from an ocean liner.
42.
The Man on the Flying Trapeze (1935) as Story
A henpecked husband's lie gets him in trouble at home and at work.
43.
It's a Gift (1934) as Story
A disgruntled druggist sells his store to buy an orange grove in California.
44.
The Old Fashioned Way (1934) as Story
The manager of a travelling theatre cons an entire small town to keep his troupe afloat.

Writer (short)

45.
Too Many Highballs (1933)
A man attempts to get his in-laws out of the house in this short comedy.
46.
The Pharmacist (1932)
In this short film, a druggist has to deal with a nightmare of a family.

Misc. Crew (short)

47.
W.C. Fields (1961)
This short film, part of the Hollywood Hist-o-Rama series, offers a brief biography of W.C. Fields.

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