The Bank Dick

"Excellent"

The Bank Dick Review


W.C. Fields, writing as "Mahatma Kane Jeeves" (say it aloud) had full creative control over The Bank Dick, widely regarded as his finest film. As Egbert Souse (pronounced Soo-SAY, of course), Fields plays his typically hapless schlub who foils a bank robbery (through no fault of his own) and ends up being given a job there as a reward. Wacky hijinks ensue, with some of the best one-liners in Fields' career herein. Excellent.


The Bank Dick

Facts and Figures

Run time: 72 mins

In Theaters: Friday 29th November 1940

Distributed by: MCA Universal Home Video

Production compaines: Universal Studios

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Fresh: 21

IMDB: 7.4 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Edward F. Cline

Producer: Jack J. Gross

Starring: W.C. Fields as Egbert Sousé, as Agatha Sousé, as Myrtle Sousé, as Elsie Mae Adele Brunch Sousé, as Mrs. Hermisillo Brunch, as J. Pinkerton Snoopington, as Joe Guelpe, Bartender, as Og Oggilby, Russell Hicks as J. Frothingham Waterbury, as Mackley Q. Greene

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