W.C. Fields and Me

W.C. Fields and Me

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In 1920s New York City, W.C. Fields (Rod Steiger) is a successful headlining entertainer, but when his girlfriend (Bernadette Peters) leaves him and his broker loses his money, Fields begins anew in California. While working at a wax museum, Fields eventually lands a film role that ascends him to stardom. Back in the limelight and palling around with John Barrymore (Jack Cassidy) and the like, Fields meets an aspiring actress (Valerie Perrine) at a party, with whom he forms a rocky relationship.
Starring Rod Steiger, Valerie Perrine, John Marley
Director Arthur Hiller