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Men of Boys Town (1941)

Passed  -  Drama  -  11 April 1941 (USA)
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Mr. and Mrs. Maitland invite Whitey to their home on a trial basis. Whitey tries to visit a friend in reform school and inmate Flip is hiding in car as Whitey leaves. Flip steals money and ... See full summary »

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Bobs Watson ...
Larry Nunn ...
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Flip
Henry O'Neill ...
Mr. Maitland
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Mrs. Maitland
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Sidney Miller ...
Mo Kahn
Addison Richards ...
The Judge
Lloyd Corrigan ...
Roger Gorton
George Lessey ...
Bradford Stone
Robert Emmett Keane ...
Burton
Arthur Hohl ...
Guard
Ben Welden ...
Superintendent (as Ben Weldon)
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Mr. and Mrs. Maitland invite Whitey to their home on a trial basis. Whitey tries to visit a friend in reform school and inmate Flip is hiding in car as Whitey leaves. Flip steals money and both boys go to reform school. Father Flanagan exposes the conditions in the school and the boys are released to him. Ted's dog is killed but Ted can walk. The Maitlands work to pay off the debts threatening Boys Town. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Also Known As:

Das sind Kerle  »

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Quotes

Father Edward J. 'Eddie' Flanagan: The coddled, the weak and the doubting will fall.
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Referenced in The Miracle of Sound (1940) See more »

Soundtracks

Auld Lang Syne
(uncredited)
Scottish traditional music
Lyrics by Robert Burns
Played by the boys' band and sung by the St. Luke's Choristers when
Whitey leaves Boys Town
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The legend meeting between Rooney and Tracy
16 June 2008 | by (Egypt) – See all my reviews

Spencer Tracy was a great actor made an influence for many actors as (Michael Kean) by his glamorous roles especially his role in this film that he won on it an Oscar prize best leading role in 1942> He made a golden duet with Rooney by focusing on children and teenagers who suffered from dangerous atmosphere that will cause to prison as a cancer of bad habits.

Tracy played a role of Priest that tried to narrow the gap between children and their society as a satisfy between them forever due to build a new society with low rank of crimes , problems and negative points.


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