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The Bank Dick

The Bank Dick

The Bank Dick is a 1940 comedy film. Set in Lompoc, California, W. C. Fields plays a character named Egbert Sousé who trips a bank robber and ends up a security guard as a result. The character is a drunk who must repeatedly remind people in exasperation that his name is pronounced "Sousé – accent grave [sic] over the 'e'!", because people keep calling him "Souse". In addition to bank and family scenes, it features Fields pret...

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Films in The National Film Registry Movies with Cinematography by Milton R. Krasner