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Judge Hardy and Son

Released Dec 22, 1939 1h 27m Comedy List
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An elderly woman (Maria Ouspenskaya) and her husband are on the verge of eviction, and seek the advice of Judge Hardy (Lewis Stone) on how to keep their home. Hardy is led to believe the couple had a daughter who can help them in their predicament, but he needs to find her first. The judge tasks his son, Andy (Mickey Rooney), with the search, which leads to some unfortunate events for the boy -- although Andy's problems seem less important when Mrs. Hardy (Fay Holden) falls ill. Read More Read Less
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Josephine O'Neill Daily Telegraph (Australia) Mickey Rooney need not have had two crying scenes. But the Hardys are still the most human people on the screen. Oct 19, 2020 Full Review Sean Axmaker Parallax View You can also see the jalopy humor becoming one of the defining elements of the Andy Hardy series here. Feb 19, 2012 Full Review Read all reviews

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Audience Member just ok pix in the series. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Audience Member Andy's got girl trouble again. Will Polly learn to cook? Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/19/23 Full Review Audience Member another good one in the series Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/25/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis An elderly woman (Maria Ouspenskaya) and her husband are on the verge of eviction, and seek the advice of Judge Hardy (Lewis Stone) on how to keep their home. Hardy is led to believe the couple had a daughter who can help them in their predicament, but he needs to find her first. The judge tasks his son, Andy (Mickey Rooney), with the search, which leads to some unfortunate events for the boy -- although Andy's problems seem less important when Mrs. Hardy (Fay Holden) falls ill.
Director
George B. Seitz
Producer
Lou L. Ostrow
Screenwriter
Carey Wilson
Distributor
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Production Co
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Genre
Comedy
Original Language
English
Release Date (Theaters)
Dec 22, 1939, Original
Release Date (Streaming)
Aug 1, 2012
Runtime
1h 27m
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