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W. C. Fields in The Bank dick.

W. C. Fields

W. C. Fields in The Bank dick.

by W. C. Fields

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesBank dick. [Motion picture]
SeriesClassic film scripts
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1997.B248 F5 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p.
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5415389M
LC Control Number73007172

  W C Fields, a most defiantly disreputable comedian, has fallen out of the public consciousness, but the 75th anniversary of his masterpiece film The Bank Dick seems like 4/5.   The “W.C. Fields Films” has a lot of company with other great books about Fields. It serves however as a great source to learn more about the unique vintage comedy star, one of .

W.C. Fields was an American actor/writer/comedian of My Little Chickadee, David Copperfield, The Bank Dick, It's a Gift, Poppy, Man on the Flying Trapeze, You Can't Cheat an Honest Man, and Never Give a Sucker an Even Break fame. Though he often used a pseudonym, he was actually the writer of some of his best films including, Never Give a Sucker an Even Break, The Bank Dick, You Can't Cheat an. 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 /5(K).

Hard-drinking comedian, actor and juggler W.C. Fields was one of the great comic stars in Hollywood in the s and s, appearing as leading man in a string of classic comedies including It’s a Gift (), The Bank Dick () and Never Give a Sucker an Even Break ().. On success “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit.   Epstein records that, in a Fields movie called The Bank Dick, which takes place in Lompoc, the local “town physician advises an emaciated patient to ‘cut out the health food for a while.’” As the patient leaves the office, for this common sense advice, the doctor gives him a bill for $10 (this was before Obamacare).


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Fields was born William Claude Dukenfield, the eldest of five children. Field's parents were a Cockney immigrant James Dukenfield and Philadelphia native Kate Felton He was an American juggler, comedian, and actor. Fields created one of the great American comic personas of the first half of 5/5(3).

Comedy legend W.C. Fields stars in one of his most famous roles as The Bank Dick. Egbert Sousé (Fields) is an unemployed drunk who divides his time between the Black Pussy Cat Café and his dreadful family. After unwittingly capturing a bank robber, he lands a /5(47).

The Bank Dick Paperback – January 1, by W.C. Fields (Author)Author: W.C. Fields. Genre/Form: Comedies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fields, W.C.

(William Claude), W.C. Fields in The Bank dick. New York, Simon and Schuster. In this film, the matchless W. Fields plays Egbert Souse, a bibulous denizen of Lompoc who supports his family by winning radio contests. While drinking his breakfast at the Black Pussy Cafe %.

The Bank Dick is perhaps W.C. Fields' best movie. Despite a scant minute running time, it breezes through enough plot for ten lesser films, managing to build and double back on itself to a satisfying conclusion. The humor is both physical and : W.C. Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel.

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More editions of W. Fields in the Bank dick (Classic and modern film scripts): W. Fields in the Bank dick (Classic and modern film scripts): ISBN (. Grandfather of Ronald J. Fields, who edited a biography titled "W.C. Fields by Himself".The book dispelled many longstanding stories about Fields, including ones of his living for years on the street.

Young Fields did indeed run away from home after fights with his father, but usually no farther than his grandmother's, and he would return home the next day. title details and video sharing options. now playing Bank Dick, The () -- (Movie Clip) Cod Liver Oil Mine. His mother and wife (Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel) and younger daughter (Evelyn Del Rio) griping, Egbert Sousè (W.C.

Fields, star and screenwriter, his first scene) escapes, joining barkeep Joe (Shemp Howard), early in The Bank Dick, View the TCMDb entry for The Bank Dick ().

A Celebration of COMIC GENIUS W.C. FIELDS at The National Arts Club in historic Gramercy Park, New York City, Wednesday, June 27 at 8 p.m. FOLLOWING, FIELDS FOR PRESIDENT BOOK. W.C. Fields, Actor: It's a Gift. William Claude Dukenfield was the eldest of five children born to Cockney immigrant James Dukenfield and Philadelphia native Kate Felton.

He went to school for four years, then quit to work with his father selling vegetables from a horse cart. At eleven, after many fights with his alcoholic father (who hit him on the head with a shovel), he ran Occupation: Actor, Writer, Soundtrack. W.C.

Fields stars as an unemployed, henpecked drunk who spends most of his time at the Black Pussy Cat café. Things take a turn for the absurd when he unwittingly captures a bank robber and lands a job as a security guard. Written by Fields under the pseudonym Mahatma Kane Jeeves and featuring one of his most hilarious performances, _The Bank Dick_ is an undisputed classic of American : Egbert Sousé.

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Wertheim (W.C. Fields From the Ziegfeld Follies and Broadway Stage to the Screen,etc.) colorfully and comprehensively captures Fields’ journey from “sacrificial lamb thrust aside” by Hollywood to “American cultural icon” in this final volume of a biographical trilogy.

Fields was a “virtuoso comedian who brought so much Author: Arthur Frank Wertheim. ''W.C. Fields has to be the funniest guy in the world.'' Own a piece of history. "Apo" our hardcover book about the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, has been released.

Today is the anniversary of the release date of W.C. Fields' second-to-last starring film from his brilliant late period at Universal: The Bank Dick (), directed by Eddie Cline. One of Fields' most subversive and hilarious films (undoubtedly because he was old and sick and no longer gave a damn) Fields lays into small town hypocrisies.

The Bank Dick is a film directed by Edward Cline, written by and starring W.C. Fields. Fields is Egbert Sousé, a bumbling, alcohol-sodden, minimally employed father in Lompoc, CA, who is cordially despised by his wife, mother-in-law, and two daughters.

Combustible Celluloid Review - The Bank Dick (), written by Mahatma Kane Jeeves/W.C. Fields, directed by Edward F. Cline, and with W.C. Fields, Una Merkel, Cora Witherspoon, Franklin Pangborn, Shemp Howard, Grady Sutton. W.C. Fields in The Bank Dick from Cinefamily on Vimeo. Even back then, the bank staffer (W.

C.’s son-in-law in the film) is stealing money and whining about his bonus – another classic clip here. Ah well, nostalgia on a Friday is always fun and you can see more clips from The Bank Dick here if you want.

Posted on: Febru. The Bank Dick (), AKA The Bank Detective information, ranked # by Filmsdirected by Edward F. Cline, starring W.C. Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel, Evelyn Del Rio, Jessie Ralph.In The Bank Dick (), W.C.

Fields satirizes small town America, poking fun at family life, law enforcement and the banking profession. You couldn't find a more perfect embodiment of Fields' peculiar brand of humor than the character of Egbert Souse (accent grahve over the e) who displays total irreverence toward authority: he constantly lies to his nagging wife, repeatedly gets into scrapes.W.C.

Fields, original name William Claude Dukenfield, (born JanuPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.—died DecemPasadena, California), actor whose flawless timing and humorous cantankerousness made him one of America’s greatest real-life and screen personalities were often indistinguishable, and he is remembered for his distinctive nasal voice, his.