• The Bank Dick (1997)

The Bank Dick

Release Date: September 24th, 1997

DVD Release Date: August 22nd, 2000

Not Yet Rated |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

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Keywords: 1940s, Small town, Daughter, Car, Madcap, Pursuit, Hotel, Hilarious, Temptation, Lighthearted

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