Rent W.C. Fields Straight Up on DVD

W.C. Fields Straight Up

1986 Rated NR 1hr 33m

Filmmaker Robert Weide won an Emmy for this richly detailed documentary that separates fact from fiction regarding eminently quotable entertainer W.C. Fields. The journey begins with Fields's childhood in Philadelphia and traces his rise to the treetops of the Hollywood jungle. Off-screen, as we discover, his life was less magical; he left his pregnant wife and was forever estranged from his son. Includes rare footage and interviews.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.