The Plastic Age (1925)

The Plastic Age


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One of the best of Clara Bow's pre-Paramount vehicles, The Plastic Age is a satire of college life, circa 1925. Bow is cast as vivacious co-ed Cynthia Day, the sweetheart of Prescott College. Cynthia's own sweetheart is handsome campus football hero Hugh Carver (Donald Keith), who arrives at Prescott determined to make his parents proud of him. But the pervading "party on" atmosphere at the college threatens to erode Hugh's values -- and even worse, begins to affect his performance on the … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Eve Unsell, Frederica Maas
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On DVD: Aug 3, 1999



as Hugh Carver

as Athlete

as Carl Peters

as Boy with glasses

as Cynthia Day

as Carls girl

as Coach Henley

as Merton Billings

as Henry Carver

as Mrs. Carver

as Coach Henley
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This is a predictable, boring, and uninteresting college drama about a guy who goes to school, mostly to play football, and falls in love instead. No surprises here. I was too bored by this movie to watch whole thing.

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