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This 1940 film features W.C. Fields as the bumbling Egbert Souse, pronounced in the French way by an accent grave over the final "e", as he constantly reminds everyone. Read morePublished 1 month ago by The Curmudgeon
What can I say except this is my favorite Fields movie. Grady Sutton who is in many
Fields movies is really good in this one. I especially like the ending, Great Movie.
I believe the funniest thing about this movie is that is was not as funny as I remember it. This is W. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Dr.L.
"The Bank Dick" (1940) remains among the all-time great comedies. W.C. Fields calls the shots as the immortal Egbert Sousé while pulling a fast one on the Hays Office. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Scott T. Rivers
I once met a man who didn't like W. C. Fields. He said he didn't think Fields was funny. Well, what did I learn from this--I learned to stay away from that man. Read morePublished on August 16, 2011 by A. Gaster
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I walked into The Bank Dick knowing little about W.C. Fields and walked out very unimpressed by his style of comedy: the film wanders freely from one... Read more
Field's diehard fans debate whether this film or It's A Gift was his greatest. I prefer It's A Gift, but I still love this film very much. Read morePublished on December 26, 2008 by Richard M. Rollo
If you enjoy comedy films from this era, you need to see this one. Fields is at his best, screwing things up and trying to get them un-screwed up. Read morePublished on July 30, 2008 by Bookenator
Though his work is not to every taste, I view Fields as a comic genius right alongside Chaplin and The Marx Brothers. Read morePublished on June 25, 2007 by John Farr