The Plastic Age

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Dedicated to the Youth
  of the World - whether
  in cloistered college halls,
  or in the greater University
          of Life.

2
To the Plastic Age of
  Youth, the first long
  pair of pants is second
  only to - the thrill of
     going to college.

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Hugh Carver ....

	... Donald Keith

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Mrs. Carver ....

	... Mary Alden

5
"Remember, Hugh, to wear
the long underwear in
        winter."

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"Gee, mother, college men
don't wear those things -
        any time!"

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Henry Carver ....

	... Henry B. Walthall

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"Some day, Hugh, I hope 
to read of your setting
that record so high it
will never be beaten."

9
"Speak to Hugh now -
about the things he
   should know."

10
"Hurry - you only have
five minutes to catch 
    that train."

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Prescott College.

12
"That's Hugh Carver --"

13
"- and that graceful gink
holds the fastest 440
yard record in Prep
      School!"

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Carl Peters ....

	... Gilbert Roland

15
"Yes, Carver - I'm the
guy you've got to
room with - Heaven
    help you!"

16
When Carl Peters kissed a
  girl twice, her picture was
    added to his "harem".

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"Yes - some bunch - but
wait 'till I show you
the real 'hotsy-totsy'
  - Cynthia Day!"

18
"Oh, I forgot! You're a 
runner -- must be tough
to keep in stiff training
 and miss all the fun!"

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"Why, parties - and all
that sort of thing --"

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"Oh - I guess my athletics
  are fun enough for me."

21 [in small type]
Freshmen.

22 [in large type]
The Lordly Sophs.

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Cynthia Day ....

	... Clara Bow

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"It's all right, Cynthia -
  we won't wreck your 
         house."

25
"Off with those sandals,
  Salome, and go into
      your dance!"

26
"Oh, isn't he the 
 sweetest thing!"

27
"All right, Galli Curci -
   burst out in song!"

28
"Make him sing
 'All Alone'!"

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"Don't worry - he will!"

30 [sheet music]
          ALL ALONE

All a-lone ___ I'm so all a-lone ___
There is no __ one else ___ but you.

31 [sheet music]
I'm all a-lone ___ ev'-ry eve-ning.
____ All a-lone ___ feel-ing blue. ___

32 [sheet music]
Won-d'ring where you are, ___ And how you are

33 [sheet music]
And if you are, All a-lone too.

34
"As long as he sang so
sweetly, why not let
him dance with - one
       of us?"

35
"When you frame these 
freshmen, keep them
away from Cynthia's
house -- or she'll be
starting a fraternity of 
      her own!"

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"We have a picture of 
  you in our room!"

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"You're having too much 
fun for Freshmen - beat 
        it!"

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"GEE!"

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"I really don't see 
    the point."

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"Fellows, I've been
hazed -- and it's 
     great!"

41
"What do you mean -
       great?"

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"Oh - great girls!"

43
"Guess you were right,
Carl - a - smoke once in
a while is - good for a
        man!"

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After the first athletic 
       try-outs.

45
James Henley, Director
  of Physical Education ...

	... David Butler

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"That's all right - if you'll
   pitch ball like that
   you're on the team!"

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"You college boys pride
yourselves on being the
 cream of the earth -"

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"After your showing today,
all I've got to say is -
if you're the cream - God
 pity the skimmed milk!"

49
"You men think it's smart
to scoff at virtue and
sobriety -- your apology
for being decent is - that
  you're in training!"

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"Apple-sauce!"

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"College has real virtues -
Try to discover them
before you graduate -"

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"More apple-sauce!"

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"Carver, there's only
 one thing that can 
     beat you -"

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"- yourself!"

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"Don't worry about me, 
sir - I'm here to win!"

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"If there's a moon tonight
- would you like to take
         a walk?"

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"I'd love to - but I've
    got to study!"

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And Hugh said he
   had to study!

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"We wouldn't be in the 
way if you two would
   get organized."

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"GEE!!!"

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That Holy of Holies
 - that mystery of
  mysteries - the First
       Dress Suit.

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"The date I framed for 
the dance went and 
made another one --
just found out - had
to hunt up another 
      skirt."

63
"Whom are you taking?"

64
"Cynthia Day."

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"So that's why she
  threw me down!"

66
"I'm sorry, Carl - of course
    - I didn't know -"

67
"Better hurry - Cynthia
 doesn't wait for any 
         man!"

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There are two kinds of 
  girls at every dance -
  those who prefer to
  dance - and those 
  who prefer not to.

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"Sad, dearie?"

70
"So'm I -- le's be sad
       together."

71
"Wait a minute - I'm
     not sad -"

72
"- I'm happy!"

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"Haven't seen Cynthia
  for two dances."

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"Guess she's taking the 
air somewhere -- a lot
     of 'em are."

75
"Aren't you sad?"

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"Shut that door!"

77
"I won't room with you 
any longer - I'm moving
  out in the morning!"

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"Listen to me! I'll go
   with whomever I 
        wish!"

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"Come on, Hugh, this
    is our dance."

80
"I'm going home, Hugh -
and you'd better, too, if
 you hope to win that
   race next week."

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"I'll win that race 
    like sixty!"

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"Besides - what business
   is it of yours?"

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"I hope he loses the 
race - that's all!"

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After the famous Track Meet -
the great event that was to
mean so much for Prescott -
     and Hugh ......

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"But maybe he was ill."

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"Why is he late now?"

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"I wired him we'd be at
this hotel - but perhaps
he didn't expect us so 
         soon."

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"When your grades were 
low last term, you said
you'd been devoting all 
your time to athletics...."

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"Can't say that now,
      can you?"

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"We didn't send you to
Prescott - my old alma
mater -- to disgrace
     yourself!"

91
"It's my own fault - I
know I'm a failure -"

92
"You're a failure only
  if you admit it."

93
"Go back to College --
and we don't want to
see you again until
 you've made good!"

94
"It broke my heart to 
do it - but it was the 
     only way!"

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The struggle of youth
 - to train and study 
  - to keep faith - and
    keep Cynthia.

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"I haven't been here for
the longest time - just
   one dance, Hugh!"

97
"I thought we'd agreed
 to cut these places?"

98
"Raid the Log Cabin
at eleven tonight."

99
"Stepping out again,
        huh?"

100
"-- and you told Coach
Henley you were through
  with these joints!"

101
"You're a couple of crooked
four-flushers, and you're
lying right now to each
         other."

102
"The place is raided!"

103
"Let's beat it - if we're
caught here, we'll be
       expelled."

104
"What happened?"

105
"Hugh went back and got 
you - at the risk of his 
own skin! - that's what 
      happened!"

106
"Course I'm grateful --
but I'm no hypocrite!"

107
"Well, Hughie - this is
    our last party."

108
"You see, I'm used to a
fast crowd, and you --
well -- you're different -"

109
"And Hughie - I want you 
to stay different! I won't
  let you try to make
  yourself - like me!"

110
"Oh, no, you don't love
me, Hugh - it's just the
attraction of the moon -
   music - a dance -"

111
"This is goodbye, Hugh -
I'm not going anywhere
with you again - ever."

112 [first word in small type:]
Freshman, Sophomore,
Junior - and still
longing for Cynthia.

113
"Cynthia, won't you meet
 me tonight? I want to
   see you so badly."

114
"No, Hughie - I have
another engagement."

115
Things stood like that
 - until the football
  season in Hugh's
    senior year.

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"I've been watching you, 
Carver - and I want you 
to know how much I
admire the way you've 
    come ahead."

117
"It's speed only that'll
win this game, and
we're counting on you!"

118
"It happened that Carl and
  Hugh each aspired to
   play quarter-back."

119
"I can't tackle a dummy -
give me a fast man like
Carver and I'll show 
        you."

120
"I didn't hurt him - I just
    tackled him hard."

121
"If his ankle's sprained,
 our name'll be mud in
  the Tremont game!"

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The day of the 
  big game!

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THE TREMONT ELEVEN.

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PRESCOTT!

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"Tremont fumbled -
 it's our ball!"

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Prescott ........ 6
Tremont ......    0

127
"I've never seen him miss
one of those goal-kicks
        before!"

128
"He's yellow - afraid to
fall on the ball - why
 don't you yank him?"

129
"Oh, Carver's terrible!
  Never saw such a
   bonehead play!"

130
"All right, Peters, I'll
give you your chance!
Now hit those tackles 
        low!"

131
"Are they going to give 
      him a rest?"

132
"All right, fellows - look
out for a punt - tackle
'em low -- hit the line
          hard!"

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 The Last Quarter -
Tremont 7, Prescott 6 -
and only three minutes
      to play!

134
"No, you can't - you're 
still dizzy from that 
        wallop!"

135
"We're losing -- please
let me go in - please!"

136
"All right, Carver - watch
 their forward passes --
       and FIGHT!"

137
Two minutes to play -
Tremonts' ball 1st down
- 5 yards to go for a
     touch-down!

138
"Oh, boy, Carver set
'em for a 10 yard 
      loss!"

139
"Sweet little football 
     player, eh?"

140
"He's our boy, you 
       know!"

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Tremonts' backs found
the going harder with
 Carver in the game.

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Prescott WINS!

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"Carver! Carver! Carver! Carver!
            CARVER!"

144
When a fellow realizes
  that the class he has
  spent four years with
  will never meet again
      as a whole....

145
"Gotta say goodbye to a
couple of fellows -- I'll
 meet you at the gate."

146
"I'm leaving for the big
open spaces - how about 
a little kiss before I go?"

147
"That'll teach you to keep
your hands off a girl 
when she tells you to!"

148
"I'll bet you'll kiss me 
  now if I tell you 
      something!"

149
"Hugh popped me in the 
face because I tried to 
      kiss you."

150
"He loves me! He
    loves me!"

151
"Aren't you going to say 
goodbye to Cynthia? -
She's changed a great 
deal - quieter - not the 
     same girl!"

152
"We said goodbye -- a
long time ago! Besides,
I'm off women for life."

153
"Wait a minute - I've got
to see just one more
       fellow."

154
"I want him back -
    so badly!"

155 [in huge type]
"GEE!!!"

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