Accent on Youth (1935) - Rotten Tomatoes

Accent on Youth (1935)





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Movie Info

Based on Samson Raphaelson's stage play, this film focuses on a May-December romance. Herbert Marshall is a successful middle-aged playwright; Constance Cummings is his young secretary, who prefers the company of mature men. She sets her cap on marrying the playwright, while he fends off her attentions.


Herbert Marshall
as Steven Gaye
Sylvia Sidney
as Linda Brown
Phillip Reed
as Dickie Reynolds
Astrid Allwyn
as Genevieve Lang
Catherine Doucet
as Eleanor Darling
Holmes Herbert
as Frank Galloway
Catharine Doucet
as Eleanor Darling
Donald Meek
as Orville
Florence Roberts
as Mrs. Benham
Laura Treadwell
as Mrs. Galloway
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Critic Reviews for Accent on Youth

All Critics (2)

...a screamingly funny portrait of a dignified secretary-butler by the portly gent who played the publisher's partner in The Scoundrel.

April 16, 2020 | Full Review…

If you just go to the movies to be amused - and I can't think of a more sensible reason - Accent on Youth is the picture to see.

October 8, 2019 | Full Review…

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