A Celebration of COMIC GENIUS W.C. FIELDS at The National Arts Club in historic Gramercy Park, New York City, June 27, 2018 at 8 p.m. Including film clips and discussion panel with Dick Cavett entertainment icon, Dr Harriet Fields granddaughter, and Rob King film professor at Columbia University with expertise in early film and comedy. Special book signing after, for Dick Cavett’s foreword to W.C. Fields own Fields for President, re-issue 2016.

Program Agenda

Gary Shapiro, Co-Chair of The National Arts Club Film Committee
Background context – Dr. Harriet Fields

W.C. FIELDS' FILM CLIPS with Panelists' Discussion
Old Fashioned Way – Juggling scene
Man on the Flying Trapeze

Panel Discussion
It’s A Gift
Fatal Glass of Beer
The Dentist

Panel Discussion
The Pharmacist
You're Telling Me

Panel Discussion
Six of a Kind
David Copperfield

Panel Discussion

Fields for President by W.C. Fields with foreword by DICK CAVETT (2016)

See the press release and program leaflet for panelists' bios and information about The National Arts Club. Sorry, this event is currently AT CAPACITY. Please check back for post-event news.