W.C. Fields & Me

For a Victorian-era gentleman, George Arliss got around. Here he is hoisting a few with W.C. Fields and Fred MacMurray:

Movie stars watch movies too. Arliss and friends about to view his ALEXANDER HAMILTON (1931) in the Warner Bros. projection room in London. The white-haired gentleman seated in back of Arliss to the right (behind the lady) is Farren Soutar, Arliss’s boyhood friend who got Arliss his first acting job in 1886. Soutar later appeared in THE IRON DUKE (1934):

Cowboy George:

“Buck Arliss Rides Again” – this was actually the newspaper caption accompanying this photo. Cowboy or not, the monocle and Saville Row suit are still part of the attire.

Published in: on February 11, 2011 at 11:13 PM  Leave a Comment  

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