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A Yank at Eton (1942)

Passed | | Comedy, Family | September 1942 (USA)
Mickey Rooney portrays Tim in this fish-out-of-water tale co-scripted by and based on a story by A Yank at Oxford screenwriter George Oppenheimer.

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Mickey Rooney portrays Tim in this fish-out-of-water tale co-scripted by and based on a story by A Yank at Oxford screenwriter George Oppenheimer.

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Comedy | Family

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Aventuras de un yanki  »

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Goofs

Shoots the horse with a pistol and doesn't get a drop of blood on his tuxedo. See more »

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References Love Affair (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

The Eton Boating Song
(1863) (uncredited)
Music by Algernon Drummond
Lyrics by William Johnson
Sung by a chorus during the opening credits
Sung often by Eton students
Played often as background music
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Good Rooney Film
24 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I always thought Mickey Rooney could do it all and here he is very good as an American who gets uprooted to England. It's pretty funny to see how he contrasts his Americanness (slang etc.) with the stuffy British ways. The the girl who plays the visiting American snob is a little too much though. The best scenes are Rooneys when he is battling the school system though I was annoyed with him when he took the prize horse out of the stable -- you just knew something bad was going to happen. I also like Ian Hunter as his stepfather; His films are always good too. Freddie Batholomew showed why MGM had great child stars. A nice diversion.


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