Cinema: The New Pictures: Oct. 17, 1932

My Pal, the King (Universal). The last things any cinemaddict might expect to find in a mythical kingdom like Alvonia are Tony, Tom Mix's piebald cowpony, and Tom Mix himself, in a cowboy hat. But both appear, Mix as headman of an itinerant Wild West Show, Tony as his factotum. The function of Mix and Tony never varies in the cinema; they are an equestrian first-aid kit, a rescue team. This time they rescue the small king of Alvonia (Mickey Rooney) twice: first when the horses of the Wild West stage coach, in...

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