The Rampant Age (1930)

61 mins | Melodrama | 15 January 1930

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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
19 Jan 1930.
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Variety
15 Jan 1930
p. 37.
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 January 1930
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 11 January 1930
Copyright Claimant:
Continental Talking Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
30 December 1929
Copyright Number:
LP 11146
Physical Properties:
Sound
RCA Photophone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
61
Length(in feet):
5,743
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

While the youthful society set is partying at the Long Island estate of the Bentons, Sandy, their son, is visiting Doris Lawrence and her grandmother nearby. Doris, a sweet and conservative type, declines to join the party, and Sandy returns to his guests. During a football game, Estelle is "tackled" by Sandy--an incident she uses as an excuse to engage in romance. The next day, Sandy takes Estelle for a ride in his airplane, and she insists that they land in a field and spend the night with friends. Doris learns of this incident and decides to be "modern"; and escorted to a party by Eddie Mason, she flirts with De Witt to make Sandy jealous. She enters a slave auction at a charity bazaar and stays out late at a beach party with De Witt. Infuriated, Sandy berates her, causing her to take off capriciously in his airplane; he goes to her rescue, but she crashes into a hangar. In the hospital, they affirm their love for each other and promise ... +


While the youthful society set is partying at the Long Island estate of the Bentons, Sandy, their son, is visiting Doris Lawrence and her grandmother nearby. Doris, a sweet and conservative type, declines to join the party, and Sandy returns to his guests. During a football game, Estelle is "tackled" by Sandy--an incident she uses as an excuse to engage in romance. The next day, Sandy takes Estelle for a ride in his airplane, and she insists that they land in a field and spend the night with friends. Doris learns of this incident and decides to be "modern"; and escorted to a party by Eddie Mason, she flirts with De Witt to make Sandy jealous. She enters a slave auction at a charity bazaar and stays out late at a beach party with De Witt. Infuriated, Sandy berates her, causing her to take off capriciously in his airplane; he goes to her rescue, but she crashes into a hangar. In the hospital, they affirm their love for each other and promise fidelity. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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