The Fatal glass of beer

United States, 1933

Film
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This film is about a prodigal son returning to a snowbound cabin in the Yukon. Described as an absurd star comedy with appeal to addicts only: most of the humour consists of repeats of one line, “Taint a fit night out for man nor beast”. This film was written by W.C. Fields who also starred in it, along with Rosemary Theby, George Chandler and Richard Cramer.

Credits

director

Clyde Bruckman

producer

Mack Sennett

production company

Mack Sennett Comedies

Language

English

Duration

00:18:00:00

Colour

Black and White

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33615

Subject categories

Comedy

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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