Clara Bow plays the baby vamp of Prescott College, who spends her time partying and drinking and dancing and romancing Donald Keith, the star athlete who was told to steer clear of such temptations. But flappers will be flappers.Continue reading “The Plastic Age (1925) A Silent Film Review”
Clara Bow is a Parisian Apache whose boyfriend is taken away by a do-gooder. Determined to show the goody-two-shoes a lesson, she decides to marry him. Yes, that is the plot they decided to go with. Bow’s frequent co-star, Donald Keith, is the purloined boyfriend.
What do you do with a kid who just wants to have fun? Virginia Lee Corbin is a madcap, fast-driving, baseball-playing beauty (complete with bare knees, marcelled hair, makeup and lingerie) who gives her square sister fits with her wild, flapper ways. But which one is really wild? It does not get much more twenties than this!