It's a Gift

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It's a Gift ★★★½ 1934

A grocery clerk moves his family west to manage orange groves in this classic Fields comedy. Several inspired sequences. The supporting cast shines too. A real find for the discriminating comedy buff. Remake of the silent “It's the Old Army Game.” 71m/B VHS, DVD . W.C. Fields, Baby LeRoy, Kathleen Howard, Jean Rouveral, Julian Madison, Tammany Young, Tommy Bupp; D: Norman Z. McLeod; W: Jack Cunningham; C: Henry Sharp.