W. C. Fields in Never give a sucker an even break and Tillie and Gus.

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .

Written in English

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  • Fields, W. C. 1879-1946,
  • Motion picture plays

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Other titlesNever give a sucker an even break. [Motion picture], Tillie and Gus. [Motion picture]
SeriesClassic film scripts
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LC ClassificationsPN1997.A1 W2
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Pagination124 p.
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5310525M
ISBN 10067121392X
LC Control Number72094633

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