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Bank Dick / The Bank Detective


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Tookey's Rating
8 /10
 
Average Rating
9.40 /10
 
Starring
W.C.Fields , Franklin Pangborn, Shep Howard
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Directed by: Edward Cline
Written by: Mahatma Kane Jeeves (pseudonym for W.C.Fields)

 
 
 
Released: 1940
   
Genre: UNDERRATED
COMEDY
   
Origin: US
   
Colour: BW
   
Length: 74
 
 


 
Man (W.C.Fields, pictured) foils a robbery and becomes a hero to all but his family.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Dismissed by Variety and some others on its release, this displays W.C. Fields at his funniest. This most subversive and anarchic of comedies was written by Fields under the memorable nom-de-plume Mahatma Kane Jeeves.


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