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Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 22 July 1938 (USA)
Andy's girlfriend Polly is planning to spend Christmas at her grandmother's, which puts a kink in his plans to take her to the country club Christmas party. He agrees (for a fee) to pretend... See full summary »

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Andy's girlfriend Polly is planning to spend Christmas at her grandmother's, which puts a kink in his plans to take her to the country club Christmas party. He agrees (for a fee) to pretend to be the boyfriend of his buddy Beezy's girl Cynthia to discourage other suitors (Beezy is also leaving for the holidays), but Andy soon finds her too infatuated with him. Meanwhile, Andy's next door neighbor Betsy begins to fall in love with Andy even though she's younger than him. Everything comes to a head at the country club party. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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The New Story Of Judge Hardy's Family

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Comedy | Romance

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In the release print, "Meet the Beat of My Heart" (music by Harry Revel, lyrics by Mack Gordon), sung by Judy Garland, was shorted to about half the length of the prerecording. Judy's full version is available on the Rhino CD, "Judy Garland: Collectors' Gems from the MGM Films." See more »

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Betsy Booth: I sing, you know.
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Referenced in Sanford and Son: A House Is Not a Pool Room (1973) See more »

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Meet The Beat Of My Heart
(1938)
Words and Music by Mack Gordon and Harry Revel
Copyright 1938 by Leo Feist, Inc.
Performed by Judy Garland (uncredited)
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Andy Hardy at his best.
29 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This has gotta be one of my all time favorite movies ever! It takes you back to simpler times, when cars were only $20 and makes you wish life could be like that now. Judy Garland is radiant in this movie, she absolutely steals every scene she is in! The movie is filled with an all star cast, including Mickey Rooney (well Hugh) Judy Garland (another duh) Lana Turner and others.

It's basically a story about Andy Hardy (played by Mickey Rooney) who gets into some girl trouble, and is helped by his neighbors granddaughter (Judy Garland) who is staying for Christmas. Judy sings some wonderful songs in this movie, especially "In-Between" it's such a believable song for a young girl to sing. They try to pass Judy off as a 12 year old, but she does look older. other than that, it's perfect!

Just Watch It.


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