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The Bank Dick 1940

  • 1940-11-29
  • 72 mins
  • Edward F. Cline
  • W.C. Fields (screenplay)
  • United States
  • English
  • Comedy
Was His Face Red . . . And His Nose, Too ! when the bandits took the money . . . and the SAFE !

Egbert Sousé 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 about buying shares in a mining company. Egbert persuades teller Og Oggilby to lend him bank money, to be returned when the scheme pays off. Unfortunately, bank inspector Snoopington then makes a surprise appearance.


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