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Judge Hardy's Children (1938)

Passed  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  26 March 1938 (USA)
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Judge Hardy takes a business trip to Washington, DC, where Andy promptly falls for the French ambassador's daughter.

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Judge Hardy takes a business trip to Washington, DC, where Andy promptly falls for the French ambassador's daughter.

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26 March 1938 (USA)  »

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Amor de Criança  »

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The third of sixteen Andy Hardy films starring Mickey Rooney. See more »

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Follows You're Only Young Once (1937) See more »

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Blue Danube Waltz
Written by Johann Strauß
Played at the cotillion
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The Hardys take on Washington, D.C.
23 September 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In the third film in the series, the Hardy family take their act on the road--to Washington D.C. Judge Hardy, being an esteemed jurist, is serving on a commission which is to make a ruling regarding a utility company's monopolistic intentions.

Meanwhile, Andy tries to woo the daughter of the French ambassador, under the constant scrutiny of a dedicated chaperone.

The capital setting provides an opportunity for Judge Hardy to school Andy in the principles of freedom and democracy (as they were commonly perceived in the thirties).

The other Hardy child--Marian (Cecilia Parker)--falls for the sophisticated ways of a questionable crowd, but the judge finds a way to set everything straight, natch.


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