Edward Cline

The Bank Dick

The Bank Dick

W.C. Fields stars as an unemployed, henpecked drunk who spends most of his time at the Black Pussy Cat café. Things take a turn for the absurd when he unwittingly captures a bank robber and lands a job as a security guard. Written by Fields under the pseudonym Mahatma Kane Jeeves and featuring one of his most hilarious performances, The Bank Dick is an undisputed classic of American comedy.

Film Info

  • Edward Cline
  • United States
  • 1940
  • 72 minutes
  • Black & White
  • 1.33:1
  • English
  • Spine #78

Special Features

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

New cover by Terry Koppel

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Special Features

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

New cover by Terry Koppel

The Bank Dick
Cast
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
Credits
Director
Edward Cline
Screenplay
Mahatma Kane Jeeves
Set decoration
R.A. Gausman
Gowns
Vera West
Technician
William Hedgcock
Sound
Bernard B. Brown
Collaborating director
Ralph Ceder
Musical director
Charles Previn
Editing
Arthur Hilton
Art director
Jack Otterson
Cinematography
Milton Krasner

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