Enjoyable and somewhat interesting look at the formative years of high school has Cooper as a lad struggling with grades and with his natural inclination to get into hot water. The added pressure of a dad who expects his son to match his own fine performance at Princeton doesn't make
things any easier for Cooper. The youth is finally given a chance to prove what he is made of and comes out with shining colors. It was said during the filming of this picture that the writing team of Wilder and Brackett had little respect for producer-director Reed. Consequently, when they saw
which way Reed was taking the film, they tried to get their names removed from the credits, ...