Cinema: The New Pictures: Sep. 12, 1932

Down to Earth (Fox) is a typical Will Rogers comedy. The chief charm of his pictures lies in the easy, colloquial garglings of Funnyman Rogers. Rogers is Pike Peters, an Oklahoma oil nabob who tugs darkly at his sloppy felt hat while he contemplates his wife (Irene Rich), who loves giving lavish parties, and his son (Matty Kemp), who buys a $17,000 Rolls-Royce second hand for $9,000 and tells his father that he has made $8,000 profit. Rogers: "Say, son, that's fine. You'll be a millionaire if you can keep on doing...

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