Saturday, July 30, 2011

W.C. Fields Last Days

as he lay in bed dying, his longtime and final love, Carlotta Monti, went outside the bungalow-type sanitarium and turned the hose onto the roof, so as to allow Fields to hear for one last time his favorite sound—the sound of falling rain. His death occurred in this way: he winked and smiled at a nurse, put a finger to his lips, and died.

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