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You Can't Cheat an Honest Man

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque, Cleveland OH

Aug 04 - 06 2022
You Can't Cheat an Honest Man

W.C. Fields plays a debt-ridden carnival proprietor who tries to break up his daughter’s romance with one of his employees, ventriloquist Edgar Bergen. If Bergen became his son-in-law, Bergen’s dummy Charlie McCarthy would also enter the family.

USA, 1939, George Marshall, Edward F. Cline

W.C. Fields plays a debt-ridden carnival proprietor who tries to break up his daughter’s romance with one of his employees, ventriloquist Edgar Bergen. If Bergen became his son-in-law, Bergen’s wooden dummy Charlie McCarthy (Fields’ arch nemesis) would also enter the family. DCP. 79 min.

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Admission is $10; members, CIA & CSU I.D. holders, and those age 25 & under $7.
Advance tickets advised.

Important Covid requirement. All Cinematheque moviegoers must wear a mask for the duration of their visit. Learn more under the “Face Coverings” section at cia.edu/covid. As a reminder, filmgoers can park for free in Lot 73 and in the Institute’s annex lot and should enter CIA via nearby Entrance C. Click here for a map.

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