The Fountain of Youth

Synopsis: A couple is conflicted when they are offered a chance at youth.
Genre: Romance, Short
Director(s): Orson Welles
  1 win.
27 min

be heard addressing each other "girls".

Very rich old ladies even

rich old gents of? on

monkey glands and a wisp of hope of

turning the clock back or at least

slowing it up a bit. In this

field, of course, was

Humphrey specialized in.

By now, Humphrey really

had to go back to Vienna.

To continue his research on this Bingleburg.

- Bingle who?

Asked Carolyn.

- Burg, said Humphrey, Burg.

The Bingleburg, the greatest of all

authorities on the duclos glands

- Oh, said Carolyn.

Oh? And how long are you going to be

away with this, Bingleburg, sweetie?

- Three years. - Three years,

on the other side of the ocean.


I wish you'd, change your mind.

Darling, I'd like to get married now

just as much as you would, but...

but I simply can not walk out on

a new show and leave everybody flat!

- Besides -I know, you're in a

smash hit and you love it.

I know you think I'm just greedy

to have a fuzz made over me.

I never suggested such a thing.

But that's what you think.

And if you didn't you'd be crazy

because I am just a little

But I promise you darling, if I ever

feel it getting a real hold on me.

And what do you think a

real hold feels like?

Like this?

Humphrey's boat sailed

and Caroline was more

idolized than ever,

everyone expected her

to fall in love but

first year passed, second year passed,

third year wore on and Carolyn was still

faithful and with two

excellent reasons for this.

She was so extremely fond of Humphrey

and she was so extremely fond of herself.

When the three years were over,

Humphrey Baxter was on a boat

and the boat was docking.

Now for weeks

he had a picture in his

mind of how she looked

and since this was in the 1920's

he costumed her in silver fox

and violets.

On the landing dock he saw

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