The Dentist
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W.C. Fields stars as the subject of this classic comedy short, which he also wrote the screenplay for. The dentist is a misanthropic, absent-minded sort who keeps an office in the same house that he shares with his rebellious young daughter. One morning she announces that she has fallen in love with Arthur, the iceman. Fields won't have it, and scares the poor Romeo off when he tries to make his daily "delivery." The hubbub makes him late for his golf game. When he tees off, the ball knocks an elderly man out cold but he plays through regardless, trying to cheat wherever… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"hardcore misanthropic humor."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Ribald, hilarious Fields short"
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"Hysterical W.C. Fields short with an outrageous, long censored scene restored."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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