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Boys Town (1938)

Boys Town
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Spencer Tracy Spencer Tracy
Father Flanagan
Mickey Rooney Mickey Rooney
Whitey Marsh
Henry Hull Henry Hull
Dave Morris
Leslie Fenton Leslie Fenton
Dan Farrow
Gene Reynolds Gene Reynolds
Tony Ponessa
Edward Norris Edward Norris
Joe Marsh
Addison Richards Addison Richards
The Judge
Minor Watson Minor Watson
The Bishop

Written by (View all)
John Meehan John Meehan
(screenplay) and
Dore Schary Dore Schary


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Description: Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney both won Oscars® in 1938 for their work in this touching and inspirational story of Father Flanagan and his young, delinquent charges. "Boys Town" is a film classic based on the true story of Father ... Full DescriptionFlanagan, a Catholic priest who established a community in Omaha, Nebraska for troubled youths. The film stars Spencer Tracy, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of Father Flanagan, and Mickey Rooney as the young Whitey Marsh. The priest's challenge is to tame Whitey, the incorrigible kid brother of a jailed gangster. When Whitey first arrives at the orphanage, he ... (more)
UPC: 012569677142
Tags: Drama (4), 1930s (2), 1938 (2), Holiday (1), Sport (1), Christmas (1), Rooney (1), Tracy (1), Biography (1), B&w (1), Family (1), Bw (1), Classics (1), Father (1), Academy Award Winners (1), Flanagan (1), Juvenile (1), Prayer (1), Gang (1), Street Kids (1)
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