Accent on Youth
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Accent on Youth is a Broadway play written by Samson Raphaelson which debuted on Christmas Day, 1934. The plot concerns a lazy, middle-aged playwright who is spurred to write by his new young secretary. The original cast included Nicholas Hannen as playwright Steven Gaye and Constance Cummings as secretary Linda Brown.
|Accent on Youth|
|Written by||Samson Raphaelson|
|Characters||Chuck, Flogdell, Linda Brown, Steven Gaye|
|Date premiered||Dec 25, 1934|
The play has been filmed several times. The 1935 film Accent on Youth starred Herbert Marshall and Sylvia Sydney. The second film version was a musical and titled Mr. Music in 1950, starring Bing Crosby and Nancy Olson. The third film version, titled But Not For Me (1959), starred Clark Gable with Carroll Baker.