Booze News: W.C. Fields Film Fest!

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Attention NYC Soused Cinema Enthusiasts!

New York City's Film Forum will pay homage to the patron saint of soused cinema with a retrospective of the work of W.C. Fields from Friday, April 22 – Thursday, May 3, 2011. This celebration will showcase 27 of the Great Man's features and shorts, including the rare silents It's the Old Army Game (1926), So's Your Old Man (1926), and Running Wild (1927). Don't miss this rare opportunity to see these classic booze movies on the big screen.

The films that will be screened are listed below. For showtimes, check out the Film Forum schedule.

April 22 - 23
IT'S A GIFT (1934)
THE DENTIST (1932)
MAN ON THE FLYING TRAPEZE (1935)

April 24 - 25
DAVID COPPERFIELD (1935)
ALICE IN WONDERLAND (1933)

April 25
SALLY OF THE SAWDUST (1925)
THE GOLF SPECIALIST (1930)

THE PHARMACIST (1933)
THE BARBER SHOP (1933)
THE FATAL GLASS OF BEER (1933)

April 26
POPPY (1936)
MISSISSIPPI (1935)

April 27
IF I HAD A MILLION (1932)
TILLIE AND GUS (1933)

April 28
THE OLD FASHIONED WAY (1934)
MRS. WIGGS OF THE CABBAGE PATCH (1934)
SO'S YOUR OLD MAN (1926)

April 29
INTERNATIONAL HOUSE (1933)
MILLION DOLLAR LEGS (1932)

April 30
THE BANK DICK (1940)
NEVER GIVE A SUCKER AN EVEN BREAK (1941)

May 1
RUNNING WILD (1927)

May 1 - 2
MY LITTLE CHICKADEE (1940)
YOU CAN'T CHEAT AN HONEST MAN (1939)

May 2
IT'S THE OLD ARMY GAME (1926)

May 3
SIX OF A KIND (1934)
YOU'RE TELLING ME! (1934)

W.C. Fields Comedy Collection, Vol. 2 (Never Give A Sucker An Even Break / The Man on the Flying Trapeze / Poppy / The Old Fashioned Way / You're Telling Me!)

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