2010 Fall Cinesation 20th Anniversary.

W.C. Fields selected films and rare clips will be featured at the 2010 Cinesation Film Preservation Festival, September 23 through 26 in Massillon, OH with Dr. Harriet A. Fields as special guest. The Great Lakes Cinephile Society hosts Cinesation. This year is the 20th Anniversary of the Fall Cinesation Festival and will take place in the beautifully restored, historic Lincoln Theatre. For additional information and to register, visit The Great Lakes Cinephile Society Inc.

Illustration of the 20th Anniversary Fall Cinesation.

Harriet Fields discusses her grandfather on The Leonard Lopate Show.

W.C. Fields' only grandaughter Harriet Fields, and film historian/silent film accompanist Ben Model look back on the life and work of the comic great W.C. Fields.

Dr. Harriet Fields in exhibit
Dr. Harriet Fields at the W.C. Fields Exhibit, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

W.C. Fields in Million Dollar Legs.
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

200 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10013

Lots going on in New York now for our grandfather, W.C. Fields. How exciting, deserved and timely. This film is absurd, hilarious, and insightful into our foibles and slight pretensions. Glad John Oliver is a fan too.

The Seat of Power.
by David Denby, The New Yorker

The country of Klopstokia, which is run by W. C. Fields, and which settles all governmental issues with wrestling (arm and Indian), sends a team to the Olympics in order to raise money. “Million Dollar Legs” (1932), screening at 92Y Tribeca on June 2, is about as close as Hollywood (in this case, Paramount) ever came to the spirit of Dada. Read more at The New Yorker...
While in New York also see the W.C. Fields Exhibit and films at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

Illustration of W.C. Fields from The New Yorker