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1 hr. 14 min.

Plot Summary
Egbert Sousé (W.C. Fields) becomes an unexpected hero when a bank robber falls over a bench he's occupying. Now considered brave, Egbert is given a job as a bank guard. Soon, he is approached by charlatan J. Frothingham Waterbury (Russell Hicks) about buying shares in a mining company. Egbert persuades teller Og Oggilby (Grady Sutton) to lend him bank money, to be returned when the scheme pays off. Unfortunately, bank inspector Snoopington (Franklin Pangborn) then makes a surprise appearance.

Cast: W.C. Fields , Cora Witherspoon , Una Merkel , Evelyn Del Rio , Jessie Ralph , Franklin Pangborn , Shemp Howard , Dick Purcell

Director: Edward F. Cline

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Criterion Collection, Universal Pictures, MCA/Universal Pictures [us]

The Bank Dick (1940)

Release Date: November 29th, 1940|1 hr. 14 min.

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