Mini Tribute: Morgan Wallace
Born July 26, 1881 Morgan Wallace!
Morgan Wallace appeared in over 120 film roles, many uncredited, and is perhaps best known for his role as Mr. Fitchmueller in the ‘kumquat scene’ from the W.C. Fields’ comedy, It’s a Gift!
Morgan Wallace as Mr. Fitchmueller
“I want 10 pounds of kumquats. And I’m in a hurry.”
Morgan Wallace with W.C. Fields in the ‘kumquat scene’ from It’s a Gift (1934, director Norman Z. McLeod)
How about my Kumquats?!?!?
And here’s the scene in all its glory from YouTube:
Kumquat Scene from It’s a Gift
–Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub