About the film
parents rebellious teenager
Parents on Trial
Release Date: September 21, 1939
|Production Companies||:||Columbia Pictures|
|Writers||:||J. Robert Bren, J. Robert Bren, Gladys Atwater, Gladys Atwater, Lambert Hillyer|
According to Hollywood, the parents were generally at fault when good kids went bad. This theory is elucidated in Columbia's Parents on Trial, wherein strict disciplinarian James Westley (Henry Kolker) fails to understand or appreciate the real needs and feelings of his teenaged daughter Susan (Jean Parker).