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You Can't Cheat An Honest Man 1939 W.C.Fields Edgar Bergen DVD MP4 USB

You Can't Cheat An Honest Man 1939 W.C.Fields Edgar Bergen DVD MP4 USB
You Can't Cheat An Honest Man 1939 W.C.Fields Edgar Bergen DVD MP4 USB
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W. C. Fields As Circus Owner Larson E. Whipsnade Fights His Creditors And Grapples With His Daughter's Suitors In This Classic Comedy Caper Costarring Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy And Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Presented In The Highest DVD Quality MPG Video Format Of 9.1 MBPS As An Archival Quality All Regions Format DVD, MP4 Video Download Or USB Flash Drive! (Black/White, 1939, 1 Hour 19 Minutes.) #YouCantCheatAnHonestMan #WCFields #GeorgeMarshall #EdwardFCline #BReevesEason #EddieRochesterAnderson #EdgarBergen #CharlieMcCarthy #MortimerSnerd #Rochester #Movies #Film #MotionPictures #Cinema #Hollywood #AmericanCinema #USCinema #CinemaOfTheUS #DVD #VideoDownload #MP4 #USBFlashDrive

George Marshall (Credited), Edward F. Cline (uncredited), B. Reeves Eason (Uncredited)

George Marion Jr., Richard Mack, Everett Freeman (Screen Play), W.C. Fields (Story, as Charles Bogle)


W.C. Fields ... Larson E. Whipsnade
Edgar Bergen ... The Great Edgar
Charlie McCarthy ... Himself
Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson ... Rochester (as Eddie Anderson)
Mortimer Snerd ... Himself
Constance Moore ... Victoria Whipsnade
John Arledge ... Phineas Whipsnade
James Bush ... Roger Bel-Goodie
Thurston Hall ... Mr. Bel-Goodie
Mary Forbes ... Mrs. Bel-Goodie
Edward Brophy ... Corbett
Arthur Hohl ... Burr
Princess Baba ... Princess Baba
Blacaman ... Himself

You Can't Cheat an Honest Man is a 1939 American comedy film directed by George Marshall and Edward F. Cline and starring W. C. Fields. Fields also wrote the story on which the film is based under the name Charles Bogle. The film's whimsical title comes from a line spoken by Fields about ten minutes into the film. Whipsnade says that his grandfather Litvak's last words, spoken "just before they sprung the trap", were: "You can't cheat an honest man; never give a sucker an even break, or smarten up a chump." The line expands on his character's comment to his daughter in the musical Poppy (1923): "Let me give you just one bit of fatherly advice: Never give a sucker an even break." (This is the title of a subsequent Fields film, made in 1941.) The character name is obviously a play on "larceny", a point which Fields reinforces at one point when someone calls him "Larceny Whipsnake". The film features Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy, capitalizing on the popularity of their ongoing radio "feud" with Fields. According to historian William K. Everson, the film has three directors. George Marshall, the credited director, did not get along with Fields, so he worked mostly with the other cast members, while Eddie Cline was brought in to work with Fields, who had worked previously with Cline and liked him. (Cline in fact went on to direct Fields' next three films.) B. Reeves Eason was the second-unit director, helming the chase scenes and other action-oriented material. Fields' character in this film would inspire the authors of the comic strip The Wizard of Id to create a shady lawyer character, a Fields caricature named "Larsen E. Pettifogger".