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The Bank Dick

The Bank Dick(1940)

Also Known As: The Bank Detective | The Great Man |

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Brief Synopsis

When he foils two robberies in one day, the town drunkard is hired to guard the local bank.

Cast & Crew

Edward Cline Director
W. C. Fields Egbert Sousé
Cora Witherspoon Agatha Sousé
Una Merkel Myrtle Sousé
Evelyn Del Rio Elsie May Adele Brunch Sousé
Jessie Ralph Mrs. Hermisillo Brunch
Franklin Pangborn J. Pinkerton Snoopington
Shemp Howard Joe Guelpe
Richard Purcell Mackley Q. Greene
Grady Sutton Og Oggilby
Russell Hicks J. Frothingham Waterbury
Pierre Watkin Mr. Skinner
Al Hill Filthy McNasty
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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1940 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Co.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Universal Pictures Co.
Duration(mins):  73-74 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  8    

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  • One Of Fields' Masterpieces

    Denis 2017-10-23

    W.C. Fields made several very funny features, and some amusing shorts for Mack Sennett, but two of Fields' features are true masterpieces. One is... MORE>

  • QUIT WHILE YOU'RE AHEAD

    Vincent Bernardo 2016-02-21

    W.C. Fields made two marvelous comedies in 1940-"My Little Chickadee" and "The Bank Dick." He should have quit while he was ahead, but... MORE>

  • Uncanny resemblance

    Jeff Boston 2012-07-08

    The slimy salesman constantly poking and patting Fields' character in The Black Pussy Cat bar remains a funny scene. Impressive vehicle for Fields... MORE>