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Fields plays "Larsen E. Whipsnade", the owner of a shady carnival that is constantly on the run from the law. Whipsnade is struggling to keep a step ahead of foreclosure, and clearly not paying his performers, including Bergen and McCarthy, who try to coax money out of him, or in McCarthy's case, steal some outright.

  1. George Marion Jr.

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  2. Richard Mack

    Screenplay

  3. Everett Freeman

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  4. George Marshall

    Director

  5. Edward F. Cline

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. W.C. Fields

    W.C. Fields

    Larson E. Whipsnade

  2. Edgar Bergen

    Edgar Bergen

    The Great Edgar

  3. Constance Moore

    Constance Moore

    Victoria Whipsnade

  4. John Arledge

    John Arledge

    Phineas Whipsnade

  5. James Bush

    James Bush

    Roger Bel-Goodie

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You Can't Cheat an Honest Man
You Can't Cheat an Honest Man

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Status Released

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  • February 17, 1939
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 16m

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