Tol'able David': The Value of a Name
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Joseph Hergesheimer (novel)
When three thuggish men are responsible for the death of his father and the crippling of his brother, young David must choose between supporting his family or risking his life and exacting vengeance.
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It is unfortunate that a picture of such merit as 'Tol'able David' has been given a title, which although familiar enough in America, is not so readily comprehensible in an English colony. The drawing power of a name is a real thing, and it is hoped that an unfortunate title will not prevent Hongkong folk from going to see an attractive picture. 'Tol'able David' is not a 'charming' story; it is not a 'sensational' production; it is a faithful delineation of a lovable character by a master actor – Richard Barthelmess.
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