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Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid (1944)

Henry Aldrich (James Lydon) tries to match his unfriendly teacher, Mr. Bradley (vaughan Glaser) with a wife. Henry hopes the teacher will become friendly enough to let him graduate with ... See full summary »

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Henry Aldrich (James Lydon) tries to match his unfriendly teacher, Mr. Bradley (vaughan Glaser) with a wife. Henry hopes the teacher will become friendly enough to let him graduate with honors so he can use an inheritance for college. Written by Sharron Mortensen <smortens@ix.netcom.com>

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Bancando o Cupido  »

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One of actresses who played a prospective wife for Mr. Bradley, Maude Eburne, had actually played his wife in an earlier series entry, "Henry & Dizzy" (1942), How Mr. Bradley all of a sudden became a bachelor in this picture is never explained. See more »

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Follows Henry Aldrich, Boy Scout (1944) See more »

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Another one of the best in the series.
25 April 2000 | by (Pasadena, CA) – See all my reviews

Henry wants to graduate, and Henry wants to get in good with Mr. Bradley, the principal. So, Henry and friends decide to play cupid to soften up Mr.Bradley.

Henry, Dizzy and Phyllis go all out in trying to match up Mr. Bradley. In essence, Dizzy shines through in this one, as his idea is unique. But, Henry sort of mixes things up as usual and the antics are funny. This is a must see in the Aldrich Series, because we learn more about characters other than Henry and Dizzy.


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