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Fascinating Youth is a 1926 American silent romantic comedy film directed by Sam Wood. It starred Charles "Buddy" Rogers (in his feature debut), along with Thelma Todd and Josephine Dunn in supporting roles. Many well-known personalities made guest appearances in the film, judging a beauty contest in one scene, and Clara Bow makes a cameo appearance in her second film for Paramount Pictures.

Fascinating Youth
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Directed bySam Wood
Produced byAdolph Zukor
Jesse L. Lasky
Written byPaul Schofield (scenario)
Story byByron Morgan
StarringCharles "Buddy" Rogers
Thelma Todd
CinematographyLeo Tover
Distributed byParamount Pictures (as Famous Players-Lasky Corporation)
Release date
  • March 17, 1926 (1926-03-17) (Premiere)
  • August 23, 1926 (1926-08-23) (U.S.)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

The film is now considered lost, with only the trailer surviving.[1][2][3]



  1. ^ Stenn, David (2000). Clara Bow: Runnin' Wild. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 288. ISBN 0-815-41025-5.
  2. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:Fascinating Youth
  3. ^ Fascinating Youth at Lost Film Files: Paramount Pictures - 1926 Archived August 22, 2015, at the Wayback Machine

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