David Harum

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David Harum ★★½ 1934

Rogers plays the philosophical title character, a small-town banker, confirmed bachelor, and horse trader in the 1890s. Young bank teller John (Taylor) places a large bet on a horse race so he can afford to marry rich girl Ann (Venable) and Harum provides encouragement. 83m/B DVD . Will Rogers, Louise Dresser, Kent Taylor, Evelyn Ven-able, Stepin Fetchit, Noah Beery Sr., Roger Imhof, Charles Middleton, Frank Melton; D: James Cruze; W: Walter Woods; C: Hal Mohr.