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W.C. FIELDS COMEDY ESSENTIALS COLLECTION
My dad is a comedian, not for real, but he can tell quite the tale. At every party we go to he always has a group of people around him laughing. He can take a story about a trip to a grocery store and make it into some sort of grand adventure. My cousin Katie and I always laugh about his one story. You see him and my uncle Cookie (Katie's Dad) got into a "Brawl" at a bar and every time they tell the story more guys get added. At first it was my dad and uncle against 5 guys, at this point they are facing off against 20 guys and win every time.
That is my dad though he is the funny guy and the life of any party.
It should come as no surprise he loves to watch Comedy on tv. Every week we have a "Big Bang Theory" and "Goldbergs" night. When I was little he would have me watch I love Lucy, All in the Family, Red Skelton, the 3 stooges and W.C. Fields with him.
I grew up always laughing thanks to this man. We haven't watched some of these shows in years! They don't rerun most of them any more so it is tough to see them.
When I found out I was going to be able to review W.C. Fields Comedy Essentials Collection I couldn't wait!
Saturday afternoon I ordered a pizza, told my dad to make sure he didn't have plans and showed up at his house. I wish I would have had a camera to capture his face when I showed him his surprise! You see W.C. Fields has always been one of his favorites and he hasn't seen him in YEARS! This was so much more than gifting him a DVD collection I was given him a memory. I was reminding him of a time when he sat down to watch these shows with his dad and then later with me.
Okay I know this is a review about a comedy collection so I will quit being sentimental.
W.C. Fields: Comedy Essentials Collection
Release Date: 10/13/2015
# of Discs: 5
Rating: Not Rated
Celebrating W.C. Field’s 100th Anniversary in film. Featuring a comprehensive 18-film Collection of W.C. Fields comedies together for the first time ever:
Million Dollar Legs
If I Had a Million
Tillie and Gus
Alice in Wonderland (1933)
Six of a Kind
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
You're Telling Me!
The Old Fashioned Way
It's a Gift, Mississippi
Man on the Flying Trapeze
The Big Broadcast of 1938
You Can't Cheat an Honest Man
My Little Chickadee
The Bank Dick
Never Give a Sucker an Even Break
Co-starring silver-screen legends Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Bela Lugosi, Mae West, Bing Crosby and many more
W.C. Fields is a true comedy legend and remains one of the most recognizable and beloved actors of all time. From his early days on stage in vaudeville and Broadway through his live appearances on radio, he created an iconic persona that has never been matched. The comic genius of W.C. Fields is best captured forever in his body of films that highlight his notoriously sarcastic quick wit and slapstick routines. The W.C. Fields: Comedy Essentials Collection features 18 of his best feature-length comedies that continue to leave audiences of all ages laughing out loud!
Whether you are watching this for the first time or have seen it a hundred time before W.C. Fields is sure to have you laughing in no time. He comedy is cleaver without being vulgar. It is just good, clean fun that any one at any age is sure to love.