Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (What A Man)
Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (What A Man) (1941)

W.C. Fields heads to Esoteric studios to pitch a story idea to producer Franklin Pangborn. The producer wants to make a conventional romantic musical starring Fields' niece, teen-aged soprano Gloria Jean, but "The Great Man"… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 20, 2007
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Refreshingly bizarre.

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John Urbancich
Your Movies (cleveland.com)

Just plain funny.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Nearly brilliant, nearly surreal, mostly funny

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

one of the many reasons Fields is still acclaimed as a comic genius

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Classic Fields! No story really, just a series of vignettes, but it has you rolling on the floor.

Tim Dirks
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films

Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941) is a tour de force of W.C. Fields off-beat humor, double-takes, and priceless lines and sketches.

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
Eric Broome
What an insane movie. Just feels like some leftover set pieces stitched together into something resembling a film -- but I enjoyed it anyway. And young Gloria… More
Christopher Brown
One liners aplenty with the consistently drunk looking Fields. A great "Lovable Loser" film.