W.C. Fields and Me
- 1 hr 51 min
This biographical film is based on the memoirs authored by Carlotta Monti, who was romantically involved with comedy legend W. C. Fields for the last 14 years of his life. The story arc begins in New York City in the 1920s and explains how heartbreak leads Fields to relocate to Santa Monica, where he crosses paths with Monti, whom he hires as his secretary. Although Monti hopes that Fields will someday marry her, she eventually discovers why the unhappy Fields never proposes wedded bliss.