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Never Give a Sucker an Even Break

Never Give a Sucker an Even Break(1941)

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Brief Synopsis

A filmmaker tries to sell a script about con artists taking on the Russian millionaires of Mexico.

Cast & Crew

Edward Cline Director
W. C. Fields The great man [W. C. "Uncle Bill" Fields]
Gloria Jean His niece [Gloria Jean]
Leon Errol His rival [Leon Errol]
Butch and Buddy His hecklers
Margaret Dumont Mrs. Hemogloben
Susan Miller Ouilotta Hemogloben
Franklin Pangborn The producer [Franklin Pangborn]
Mona Barrie The producer's wife
Charles Lang The young engineer
Anne Nagel Madame Gorgeous
Nell O'Day The Salesgirl
Irving Bacon The soda jerk
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1941 Production Date:  KARL*, AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Company, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Universal Pictures Company, Inc.
Duration(mins):  70-70.5 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  6,345    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • never give a sucker etc

    kevin sellers 2018-12-30

    A bitter, tired end to a brilliantly funny career. Only in brief flashes, like the airplane stuff, is the old Fields magic fleetingly evident. C plus. MORE>

  • Brilliant Fields

    idontcare 2018-12-24

    Even if this looks cobbled together and the original scripts had to be expanded upon,and the 156 page script was too vulgar,I'll always remember the... MORE>

  • Fields' Final Feature Settles Some Scores

    Denis 2017-10-27

    The great W.C. Fields' final film for his four picture, Universal contract was "Never Give A Sucker an Even Break" (1941) and in it, Fields... MORE>