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    The Bank Dick (Universal, 1940). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Comedic genius W.C. Fields stars as Egbert Souse (and writes under the name Mahatma Kane Jeeves), a man who supports his family by winning radio contests. Souse just happens to be sitting on a park bench where a fleeing bank robber trips and is knocked cold. Proclaimed a hero, Souse is offered a job as the bank's security guard. The fun starts when Souse is involved in a shady stock deal involving "borrowed" funds from the bank. This one sheet has a crossfold separation, a small stain in the title and several pinholes which are mostly concentrated in the bundle of bills in the robber's hand. The poster has been professionally restored and mounted on linen, and looks brand new. This one sheet is scarce and highly coveted by collectors for its wonderful color caricatures. Very Fine+ on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2005
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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