Never Give a Sucker an Even Break

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Never Give a Sucker an Even Break ★★★½ What a Man 1941

An almost plotless comedy, based on an idea reputedly written on a napkin by Fields (he took screenplay credit as Otis Criblecoblis), and features Fields at his most unleashed. It's something of a cult favorite, but not for all tastes. Classic chase scene ends it. Fields' last role in a feature-length film. 71m/B VHS, DVD . W.C. Fields, Gloria Jean, Franklin Pangborn, Leon Errol, Margaret Dumont, Susan Miller; D: Edward F. (Eddie) Cline; W: John Thomas “Jack” Neville, Prescott Chaplin, W.C. Fields; C: Charles Van Enger; M: Frank Skinner.