You Can't Cheat an Honest Man Poster

Release Date: October 21st, 1997

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 16 min

Plot Summary
Cheapskate circus owner Larson E. Whipsnade (W.C. Fields) has a habit of skipping out on his bills, with the result that he has an entire posse of sheriffs and bill collectors following him from town to town. When his beautiful daughter, Victoria (Constance Moore), visits her father's circus, she falls in love with ventriloquist "The Great Edgar" (Edgar Bergen), but her sense of duty to her father presses her to accept an engagement to stuffy rich boy Roger Bel-Goodie (James Bush).

Cast: W.C. Fields, Edgar Bergen, Constance Moore, James Bush, Mary Forbes, Thurston Hall, Edward Brophy, Grady Sutton

Director: George Marshall

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Universal/Universal Int

Keywords: Marriage, Mother, Love, 1930s, Amusing, Family, Lighthearted, Transformation, Love triangle, Daughter