Act Your Age
Act Your Age is a short film from 1949 released on 16mm. It is held in the Prelinger Archives collection.
High school boy who has scratched his desk is lectured by principal on acting his age.
|Act Your Age|
|Produced by||Coronet Instructional Films|
Coronet Instructional Films
|Distributed by||Coronet Instructional Films|
High school boy who has scratched his desk is lectured by principal on acting his age. Teen girls and boys turn into 5-year-olds, illustrating infantile reactions. The principal delivers a pep talk on growing up. A boy has a "How Old Am I?" chart. The school janitor / custodian lectures on immaturity. Pictures Jim losing interest in his algebra and initialing the top of his desk. The principal, Mr. Edwards, talks with Jim about the adolescent's problem of growing up and meeting problems intelligently. While Jim repairs the desk, he thinks of situations which made his classmates weep, get angry and otherwise express their juvenile reactions. With Mr. Edwards' help, Jim works out a self-evaluation checklist to judge his personality, age and the manner in which he works out his problems.