The Plastic Age (1925)

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Produced by Preferred Pictures on rental stages at FBO and on-location at Pomona College in Claremont, CA, The Plastic Age was Clara Bow's 15th and final release of 1925 and the comedy-drama that made her a major star. She plays Cynthia Day, the campus flirt whose "hotsy-totsy" lifestyle does not bode well for freshman Hugh Carver (Donald Keith), smitten with Cynthia from day one. The pride of his community, Hugh is expected to become a track star but late nights with Cynthia take too much out of him and Coach Henry (David Butler) is soon in despair. After yet another wild night at the local roadhouse, during which Hugh saves his romantic rival, Carl Peters (Gilbert Roland), from a police raid, Cynthia realizes the error of her ways and nobly refuses to see him again. Hugh quickly regains his athletic prowess, wins the big game for Prescott College and is rewarded with both self-respect and the love of a properly chastened Cynthia.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Classics , Comedy , Drama
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Studio:
B.P. Schulberg Productions

Cast

Donald Keith
as Hugh Carver
Clark Gable
as Athlete
Gilbert Roland
as Carl Peters
Churchill Ross
as Boy with glasses
Clara Bow
as Cynthia Day
Gwen Lee
as Carls girl
David Butler
as Coach Henley
Felix Valle
as Merton Billings
Henry B. Walthall
as Henry Carver
Mary Alden
as Mrs. Carver
David Butler (I)
as Coach Henley
David Butler
as Coach Henley
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February 4, 2004
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Audience Reviews for The Plastic Age

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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Aj V

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