This Modern Age (1931)





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When a handsome, upper-class socialite falls for a lower-class girl, his family becomes quite upset. The melodramatic mess begins when the girl, who was raised by her divorced father in the U.S., is sent to Paris to see her estranged mother, the kept woman of a prominent local.
Drama , Romance
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Warner Home Video


Joan Crawford
as Valentine 'Val' Winters
Ann Dvorak
as Bit Part
Marjorie Rambeau
as Diane 'Di' Winters (scenes deleted)
Albert Conti
as Andre de Graignon
Neil Hamilton
as Robert 'Bob' Blake Jr.
Monroe Owsley
as Tony Girard
Hobart Bosworth
as Mr. Blake
Emma Dunn
as Mrs. Blake
Pauline Frederick
as Diane 'Di' Winters
Armand Kaliz
as (uncredited)
Sandra Ravel
as Bit (uncredited)
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All Critics (1)

It played to audiences of shop women of that era who fantasize that their lives could suddenly become glamorous.

Full Review… | March 15, 2004
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Joan looks amazing but the story is an old shoe.

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