You're Telling Me

United States, 1934

Film
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Includes excerpts from “The Bank Dick” this is WC Fields at his best. Portraying small town inventor Sam Bisbee whose works (eg. a keyhole finder for drunks) have brought him only poverty. His daughter is in love with the son of the town snob. Events conspire to ruin his bullet-proof tire just as success seems near. Another of his inventions prohibits him from committing suicide, so Sam decides to go on living.

Credits

Duration

01:07:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1934

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35363

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Comedy

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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