Metrograph presents Man on the Flying Trapeze (1935), Thursday, December 29, 7:00 p.m., 7 Ludlow Street, New York, NY. “...satires about small-town American life that must be considered Fields’ greatest achievement.”
George Hunka, Burglars singing in the cellar

W.C. Fields rolling up his socks before bed in Man on the Flying Trapeze.

Fields Fest events include W.C. Fields History Walk held Saturday, November 19, 2016, and The Bank Dick (1940) introduced by special guest Dr. Harriet Fields, W.C.’s only granddaughter, at the Cinema Arts Center in Huntington, Long Island, NY on Tuesday, November 22, 2016.

A tribute to
Vitaphone Studios.

TCM celebrates the 90th Anniversary of Vitaphone with a 24-hour tribute beginning at 6 a.m., Monday, December 5, 2016. How to Break 90 #3 Hip Action (1933) is included in a block of shorts with Bobby Jones and W.C. Fields as part of a sampling of future stars. Check the full schedule...

Bobby Jones in backswing.
Bobby Jones in backswing with his famous four leaf clover watch chain representative of his birth on St Patrick's Day. Courtesy of Augusta.com

A celebration of the life and art of W.C. Fields at The Lambs, Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 7:00 p.m., Fields for President.

This event also launches Fields Fest. Dates for additional events through December are posted at TRAVALANCHE by Trav S.D...


Studio picture.
Studio picture.

SILENTS PLEASE. W.C. Fields silent double feature at the Somerville Theatre, Sunday, July 10, 2016.

Princess Lescaboura and Samuel Bisbee.
Alice Joyce (Princess Lescaboura) and W.C. Fields (Samuel Bisbee) in So's Your Old Man (1926).

So's Your Old Man (1926) and It's the Old Army Game (1926) 35mm prints courtesy Library of Congress on the big screen with live music by Jeff Rapsis. Special guest Dr. Harriet Fields, granddaughter of the legendary W.C. Fields. Read more at the Jeff Rapsis/Silent Film Music blog...