While its narrative is discombobulated to the point of absurdity, Edward Cline’s Never Give a Sucker an Even Break contains the quintessential W.C. Fields in his last starring movie role.
Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)
Released: 10 Oct 1941
Runtime: 71 min
Director: Edward F. Cline
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Cast: W.C. Fields, Gloria Jean, Leon Errol, Billy Lenhart
Writer(s): John T. Neville (screen play), Prescott Chaplin (screen play), W.C. Fields (original story)
Plot: A filmmaker attempts to sell a surreal script he has written, which comes to life as he pitches it.
IMDB rating: 7.2
Distributed By: Kino Lorber