Fascinating Youth (1926)

Drama | 23 August 1926

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HISTORY

The "stars" of the film include the 1926 graduating class of the first Paramount School for Stars, known as the Junior Stars of ... More Less

The "stars" of the film include the 1926 graduating class of the first Paramount School for Stars, known as the Junior Stars of 1926. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
7 Mar 1926.
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New York Times
10 May 1926
p. 19.
Variety
17 Mar 1926
p. 39.
DETAILS
Release Date:
23 August 1926
Premiere Information:
New York special showing: 2 March 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
23 August 1926
Copyright Number:
LP23043
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,882
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Teddy Ward, son of a wealthy hotel owner, falls in love with Jeanne King, a Greenwich Village sketch artist, though his father favors a match with Loris Lane, a society girl. On the condition that he is successful in reviving business at his father's mountain resort, he may, however, marry the girl of his choice. With the aid of his friends, Teddy launches an advertising stunt involving an iceboat contest, but the plan is opposed by his father; then, in desperation, he invites a group of movie stars to the hotel. When the stars plead previous engagements, his friends try to help by disguising themselves as stars, but Jeanne, who has been sketching at a studio, arrives with half a dozen famous actors. Although Teddy's father has refused to pay the prize money, the iceboat race takes place; and Teddy is forced to race against Slade, a champion, and win his own race to save face. Mr. Ward forgives him and announces his approval of ... +


Teddy Ward, son of a wealthy hotel owner, falls in love with Jeanne King, a Greenwich Village sketch artist, though his father favors a match with Loris Lane, a society girl. On the condition that he is successful in reviving business at his father's mountain resort, he may, however, marry the girl of his choice. With the aid of his friends, Teddy launches an advertising stunt involving an iceboat contest, but the plan is opposed by his father; then, in desperation, he invites a group of movie stars to the hotel. When the stars plead previous engagements, his friends try to help by disguising themselves as stars, but Jeanne, who has been sketching at a studio, arrives with half a dozen famous actors. Although Teddy's father has refused to pay the prize money, the iceboat race takes place; and Teddy is forced to race against Slade, a champion, and win his own race to save face. Mr. Ward forgives him and announces his approval of Jeanne. +

Legend
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Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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