Down 7,477 this week

Henry Aldrich for President (1941)

 -  Comedy  -  24 October 1941 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 106 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Complications arise when Henry (James Lydon) runs for Centerville High School Student Body President.



0Check in

Editors' Spotlight

Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015

Best known for his work on "Star Trek," actor and director Leonard Nimoy died on Friday in Los Angeles. Read our full story on his varied career, and view our memorial photo gallery.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1217 titles
created 28 Jan 2012
list image
a list of 41 titles
created 08 Aug 2012
list image
a list of 11 titles
created 10 months ago
a list of 918 titles
created 6 months ago

Related Items

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Henry Aldrich for President (1941)

Henry Aldrich for President (1941) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Henry Aldrich for President.


Cast overview, first billed only:
Jimmy Lydon ...
June Preisser ...
Geraldine Adams
Phyllis Michael
Charles Smith ...
Dorothy Peterson ...
Martha O'Driscoll ...
Vaughan Glaser ...
Mr. Bradley
Rod Cameron ...
Ed Calkins
Kenneth Howell ...
Irwin Barrett
Lucien Littlefield ...
Mr. Crosley
Irving Bacon ...
Mr. McCloskey
Frank Coghlan Jr. ...
Marvin Bagshaw
Buddy Pepper ...
Dick Paxton ...
Red MacGowan


Complications arise when Henry (James Lydon) runs for Centerville High School Student Body President.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Elected By A Laughslide! See more »







Release Date:

24 October 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Candidato Gaiato  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »


Follows Life with Henry (1940) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

First in Henry Aldrich series with Lydon
27 March 1999 | by (Pasadena, CA) – See all my reviews

In the first of this humorous series of Henry Aldrich, James Lydon did a good rendition of a screwball kid, who gets used in a scheme to run as president of the student body at good old Centerville High. As with any other young man, Henry falls for a girl who just happens to be the girlfriend of the major competition, Irwin Barrett. The fun begins as Henry enlists his best friend Basil (Dizzy) Stevens as his campaign manager. They work well together, although Dizzy gets distracted at times by pretty girls.

A good beginning for these two in a nine movie run.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Henry Aldrich for President (1941) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: