Good old W.C.

Posters

Size:
$16.20
© Kira Bodensted

Copenhagen, Denmark

Sizing Information

Small 16.4" x 21.9"
Medium 23.4" x 31.2"
Large 33.2" x 44.1"
Note: Includes a 3/16" white border

Features

  • Printed on 185gsm semi gloss poster paper
  • Custom cut to three maximum sizes – A2, A1 & A0
  • 5mm white border to assist in framing
  • Tack them to your bedroom door, or frame

Reviews

Artist's Description

A woman drove me to drink and I didn’t even have the decency to thank her.
W.C. Fields

William Claude Dukenfield (1880 – 1946), better known as W. C. Fields, was an American comedian, actor, juggler and writer. Fields was known for his comic persona as a misanthropic and hard-drinking egotist who remained a sympathetic character despite his snarling contempt for dogs, children and women.
The characterization he portrayed in films and on radio was so strong it became generally identified with Fields himself. It was maintained by the movie-studio publicity departments at Fields’s studios and further established by Robert Lewis Taylor’s 1949 biography W.C. Fields, His Follies and Fortunes. Beginning in 1973, with the publication of Fields’s letters, photos, and personal notes in grandson Ronald Fields’s book W.C. Fields by Himself, it has been shown that Fields was married (and subsequently estranged from his wife), and he financially supported their son and loved his grandchildren.
However, Madge Evans, a friend and actress, told a visitor in 1972 that Fields so deeply resented intrusions on his privacy by curious tourists walking up the driveway to his Los Angeles home that he would hide in the shrubs by his house and fire BB pellets at the trespassers’ legs. Several years later Groucho Marx told a similar story on his live performance album, An Evening with Groucho.

Original image by written permission from www.doctormacro.com
Edited in CS3 and Topaz
Overlay mask courtesy of Shadowhouse Creations

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