TILLIE AND GUS
1933, Universal, 58 min, USA, Dir: Francis Martin

W.C. Fields and Alison Skipworth are perfectly paired as con-artists who come to the aid of their niece when a crooked lawyer tries to steal her inheritance. Whether trying to fix a ferry race or attempting to mix paint, Fields is in hilarious form in this underrated gem, which introduced the Great Man to pint-sized nemesis Baby LeRoy.


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