Cinema: The New Pictures: Mar. 12, 1934

David Harum (Fox) offers admirers of Will Rogers an opportunity to watch him whittling a fence-post, driving a sulky, singing ta-rah-rah-rah-boom-de-aye and swindling a clergyman. David Harum is a New England horse-trader and village banker. Part rascal, part philanthropist, he makes it his business to further a romance between his shy clerk (Kent Taylor) and his pretty protege (Evelyn Venable). He accomplishes his purpose by trading to her a horse named Cupid, suitable for sentimental buggy rides because he balks.

This deal and the trotting race at the end constitute all the dramatic...

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