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It's a Gift is Norman McLeod's classic comedy of disasters, in which W.C. Fields plays a general-store proprietor who buys an orange-ranch by mail and transports his family to California. This study features a brief production history and detailed filmography.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published August 26th 1994 by British Film Institute
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It’s a Gift, written by Jack Cunningham and others, including W.C. Fields who stars in the comedy

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It’s a Gift is really a …gift for the audience.
A lovely comedy, included by TIME Magazine on its list of films, The All-TIME 100 movies that you can find at:


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Simon Louvish (born 1947 in Scotland) is an Israeli author and film maker. He has written many books about Avram Blok, a fictional Israeli caught up between wars, espionage, prophets, revolutions, loves, and a few near apocalypses.

He has also written biographies of W. C. Fields, The Marx Brothers, Groucho Marx, Laurel and Hardy, and Mack Sennett.
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