The Bank Dick

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The Bank Dick ★★★★ The Bank Detective 1940

Fields wrote the screenplay (using an alias) and stars in this zany comedy about a man who accidentally trips a bank robber and winds up as a guard. Fields' last major role is a classic, a worthy end to his great career. 73m/B VHS, DVD . W.C. Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel, Evelyn Del Rio, Jack Norton, Jessie Ralph, Frank lin Pangborn, Shemp Howard, Grady Sutton, Rus sell Hicks, Richard Purcell, Reed Hadley; D: Ed ward F. (Eddie) Cline; W: W.C. Fields; C: Milton Krasner. Natl. Film Reg. '92.