About the film
W.C. Fields and Me
Release Date: March 31, 1976
|Production Companies||:||Universal Pictures|
|Producers||:||Jay Weston, Peter V. Herald|
|Writers||:||Bob Merrill, Carlotta Monti, Cy Rice|
In 1920s New York City, W. C. Fields is a successful headlining entertainer, but when his girlfriend 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 and the like, Fields meets an aspiring actress Carlotta Monti at a party, with whom he forms a rocky relationship.