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Judge Hardy's Children (1938)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 26 March 1938 (USA)
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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This film received its initial television showing in Philadelphia Sunday 16 June 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6), followed in Los Angeles 1 August 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11) and New York City Saturday 31 August 1957 on WCBS (Channel 2); in San Francisco it was first telecast 2 June 1958 on KGO (Channel 7); its first telecast in Los Angeles did not take place until 8 February 1959 on KTTV (Channel 11). See more »

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Followed by Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble (1944) See more »

Soundtracks

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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