The Bank Dick

Was His Face Red . . . And His Nose, Too ! when the bandits took the money . . . and the SAFE !

The Bank Dick (1940)


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.

Director: Edward F. Cline
Writer: W.C. Fields

Release Date: 1940-11-29
Status: Released
Run time: 72 min / 1:12
Production Company : Universal Pictures
Production Country: United States of America



W.C. Fields
Egbert Sousé
Cora Witherspoon
Agatha Sousé
Una Merkel
Myrtle Sousé
Evelyn Del Rio
Elsie Mae Adele Brunch Sousé
Jessie Ralph
Mrs. Hermisillo Brunch
Franklin Pangborn
J. Pinkerton Snoopington
Shemp Howard
Joe Guelpe, Bartender
Grady Sutton
Og Oggilby
Russell Hicks
J. Frothingham Waterbury
Dick Purcell
Mackley Q. Greene
Pierre Watkin
Mr. Skinner
Al Hill
Filthy McNasty
George Moran
Cozy Cochran
Bill Wolfe
Jack Norton
A. Pismo Clam
Pat West
Assistant Director
Reed Hadley
Heather Wilde
Miss Plupp
Harlan Briggs
Doctor Stall
William Alston
Mr. Cheek (as Bill Alston)
Eddie Acuff
Reporter (uncredited)
Nora Cecil
Lompoc Ladies Auxiliary (uncredited)
Lowden Adams
Francois' Valet
Fay Adler
Secretary / Stenographer
Vangie Beilby
Old Lady with Dog
Becky Bohanon
Melinda Boss
Tom Braunger
Jack Rube Clifford
Eddie Coke
Young Man
Russell Coles
Bank Employee
Gene Collins
Jan Duggan
Mrs. Muckle - Mother in Bank
Eddie Dunn
James the Chauffeur
Mary Field
Monty Ford
Director's Assistant
Jack Gargan
Film Crewman
Dolly Haas
Script Girl
Larry Harris
Charles Hart
Minor Role
Fay Holderness
Lady Passerby
Bobby Larson
Clifford Muckle - Boy in Bank
Carey Loftin
Carey Loftin
Depositor Withdrawing Money
Patsy Moran
Lady with Fruit Hat
Joseph North
Judkins - the Butler
William J. O'Brien
Townsman Onlooker
Pat O'Malley
David Oliver
Straw-Hatted Teller
John Rawlings
Minor Role
Sam Rice
My. Penny - Bank Customer
Jack Roper
Minor Role
Margaret Seddon
Old Lady in Car
Charles Sullivan
Pursuit Driver
Kay Sutton
Young Woman on Bench
Emma Tansey
Old Woman on Bench
Edward Thomas
David Thursby
Minor Role
Frankie Van
Director's Assistant
Dorothy Vernon
Old Lady
Emmett Vogan
Hotel Desk Clerk
Max Wagner
Shirtless Ditchdigger
Frank Ward
Bonnie Washington
Miss Plupp's Maid


Directing Edward F. Cline Director
Writing W.C. Fields Screenplay
Production Jack J. Gross Producer
Production Cliff Work Executive Producer
Sound Charles Previn Original Music Composer
Camera Milton Krasner Director of Photography
Editing Arthur Hilton Editor
Art Jack Otterson Art Direction
Art Richard H. Riedel Art Direction
Art Russell A. Gausman Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Vera West Costume Design
Sound Bernard B. Brown Sound Designer

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