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The Way of Youth (1934)

The manager of a casino tries to swindle the owner by involving her family.



(screenplay) (as Sherrard Powell)


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Complete credited cast:
... Madame Bonnard
... Carol Bonnard
... Lieut. Alan Marmon (as Lieut. Alan Marson)
... M. Sylvestre (as M. Syvestre)
Diana Wilson ... Grace Bonnard
... Sir Peter Marmon (as Robert Rendell)
... Lieut. Burton
Western Brothers ... Special Numbers by (as The Western Brothers)


The manager of a casino tries to swindle the owner by involving her family.

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Release Date:

27 May 1935 (UK)  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Since this film was never released theatrically in the USA, it's initial television broadcasts in Los Angeles Sunday 17 July 1949 on KFI (Channel 9), in New York City Friday 29 July 1949 on WPIX (Channel 11), in Detroit Sunday 28 August 1949 on WWJ (Channel 4), in Cincinnati Wednesday 16 November 1949 on WKRC (Channel 11), and in Salt Lake City Tuesday 6 December 1949 on KDYL (Channel 4), also constituted its USA premiere showings. See more »


In the credits, the character of Alan Marmon is billed as Marson (which is the real name of one of the leads), and M. Sylvestre is billed as M. Syvestre with the L missing. See more »


Wearing His Old School Tie
Performed by The Western Brothers
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what a lot of plot
15 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

Irene Vanbrugh plays the owner of a casino in Paris who decides to move back to London where she can be close to her daughter and granddaughter.Also she decides to open a casino in London.The daughter is concerned about her daughter and marries an old suitor who lives in the country.The granddaughter is bored and is taken for a night up in the west end.She ends up at the gambling club run by her grandmother.She looses money and goes to write a cheque when her grandmother realises who she is.She was taken by her step brother to the club.He lost a lot of money and gives I o US to the manager.The manager attempts to blackmail him.The granddaughter tells her grandmother and then goes to see the manager.The manager will wipe the slate clean if she will go with him to Paris.The son who is supposed to marry the granddaughter finds her in the managers flat.Meanwhile the manager goes to the grandmother's flat where he is confronted by the son.The son is knocked out.Grandma finds out the managers plans and gets on the train back to Paris with him.The son is now able to marry his stepdaughter.What a lot of plot and much of it rather silly.By the way the Western Brothers are featured in one of their typical songs.

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