This was the fourth time around for this story and Powell's third bomb in a row, the other two being HARD TO GET and COWBOY FROM BROOYLYN. Based on "The Hottentot," a play by Victor Mapes and William Collier, it was first made as a silent, HOTTENTOT, starring Douglas MacLean, then again
as a talkie with Edward Everett Horton and Patsy Ruth Miller. Later, it was the basis for a Joe E. Brown comedy called POLO JOE. Powell is a sporting goods salesman who needs to get some business so he poses as a famous jockey and gets in with the horsey set. He falls in love with wealthy Louise
and then has to ride her uncle's steed, "Jeepers Creepers," in the big race. Do we have ...