The Campus Vamp (1928)

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“The Campus Vamp” is a silent comedy film released in 1928 and directed by Harry Edwards. The film stars Joan Crawford in one of her early roles as a flirtatious college student named co-ed Betty who tries to win the affections of a shy, nerdy student named Bob.

Betty uses her feminine wiles to manipulate Bob into doing her bidding, such as completing her schoolwork and taking her on dates. However, as Bob becomes more confident and popular with his peers, he begins to see through Betty’s manipulations and turns the tables on her.

The film is known for its witty humor and fast-paced physical comedy, as well as its portrayal of college life in the 1920s. It was generally well-received upon its initial release and is now considered a classic of early Hollywood cinema.

Overall, “The Campus Vamp” is a charming and entertaining comedy that showcases Joan Crawford’s early talent and charisma on screen.

Harry Edwards

Ewart Adamson, Carl Harbaugh, Jefferson Moffitt

Daphne Pollard, Johnny Burke, Sally Eilers

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