Boys Town (1938)

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When a death row prisoner tells him he wouldn't have led a life of crime if only he had had one friend as a child, Father Edward Flanagan decides to do something about. An advocate of child... See full summary »



  • Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney in Boys Town (1938)
  • Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney in Boys Town (1938)
  • Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney in Boys Town (1938)
  • Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney in Boys Town (1938)
  • Boys Town (1938)
  • Spencer Tracy in Boys Town (1938)

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18 December 2005 | dlcowfan
| great movie
some silly acting and Mickey gets TOO emotional at times, but inspirational and a near tear jerker at times.....can serve as a model for some of the problems with our youth today....will watch it every time it comes on.....i hope you do, too...have your kids watch it every time it comes on....from beginning to end....and then sit down and have a talk with them about responsibility, dignity, truthfulness, and honesty....make a copy and every time your kid tells a lie or doesn't something dishonest, have him/her watch it again and again...its worth of Mickey Rooney's best and definitely one of his best on the NONcomedy/musical side...

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