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Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1946)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 16 January 1947 (USA)
Andy Hardy goes to college after returning from World War II. He is in love with Kay Wilson this time.

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Poor Andy, all he wants to do is get to town and continue to woo his girl and ask her hand in marriage. Andrew "Andy" Hardy met his sweetheart Kay Wilson in college, but has since served in the military and is now being discharged. Getting back to Kay may be the hardest thing of them all to accomplish. He arrives in town alright, but things start to go awry from there. Question is, will he succeed? Written by SindyMac

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Comedy | Romance

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16 January 1947 (USA)  »

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Uncle Andy Hardy  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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| (2005 DVD release)

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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The last film in the Andy Hardy series in which Lewis Stone plays Judge Hardy. See more »

Quotes

Coffy Smith: I'm an awful big girl and anybody that likes me has gotta like an awful big girl.
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Follows Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever (1939) See more »

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Dance a Polka Hand-in-Hand (Jesusita en Chihuahua)
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Music by Quirino Mendoza (uncredited)
Writer of English and Spanish lyrics unknown
Sung by Lina Romay in Spanish and English at the country club
New Year's Eve party
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Mickey Rooney was much better than I thought he would be
21 March 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In the last decades of his life, I came to dislike Mickey Rooney. This was based on what I heard about the man, which gave me the impression that he was a delusional, self-aggrandizing, and self promoting, jackass.

However, I started to reevaluate him after I heard the director of Breakfast At Tiffany's say that he always regretted casting Rooney in that picture.

I had always thought that Rooney did a great job as the Japanese clown character he created for Tiffany's. He seemed to me to be the perfect counterpoint to Hepburn's pseudo-sophisticated New Yorker character.

Then tonight I saw Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1946)and I was blown away by Rooney's command of the screen, and the poise he had in the character he created. The movie itself was just OK. But Rooney drew my attention in every frame he was in. For someone as young as he was in that movie, to have that kind of screen presence, really surprised me.

There was a reason he was a big deal back in the day. There was a reason he was a big box office draw back in the day. I have a new found respect for the man who's shadows I see flicker away at me in those old movies.

Tony


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