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The Hardys Ride High (1939)

Passed | | Comedy | 21 April 1939 (USA)
Sixth of the Judge Hardy series. Judge James K. Hardy is brought the fabulous news from attorney George Irving, that he could be the heir to 2 million dollars. In order to claim the ... See full summary »

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Sixth of the Judge Hardy series. Judge James K. Hardy is brought the fabulous news from attorney George Irving, that he could be the heir to 2 million dollars. In order to claim the inheritance, he and his family must leave for Detroit. The disinherited heir Philip 'Phil' Westcott, adopted son of the deceased relative, has to leave the fabulous mansion Detroit. But the playboy Phil ain't going down without a fight. He decides on a charm offensive. First with Polly Benedict and foremost Andrew 'Andy' Hardy, the son of Judge Hardy. Various complications follow. Written by Robert

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It's Hardy Family Fun Again !

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21 April 1939 (USA)  »

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André Hardy millionnaire  »

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

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Followed by The Courtship of Andy Hardy (1942) See more »

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Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean
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Written by David T. Shaw
Arranged by Thomas A. Beckett
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The Hardys Ride High (1939) **1/2
27 November 2007 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Judge Hardy discovers that he may have inherited two million dollars, and in order to claim it he and the family must travel to Detroit. From there, fairly predictable situations arise as everyone basks in extravagances and some people try to take advantage, but this is a decent enough installment that features girl-crazy Andy trying to grow up fast while out on the town. Of course, there is a lesson to be learned as well from Lewis Stone's fatherly figure, and it's a matter of whether or not lying and cheating is any way to come into millions of dollars.

**1/2 out of ****


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