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The Hardys Ride High (1939)

Passed | | Comedy | 21 April 1939 (USA)
Sixth of the Judge Hardy series. Judge James K. Hardy is brought the fabulous news from attorney George Irving, that he could be the heir to 2 million dollars. In order to claim the ... See full summary »

Director:

George B. Seitz

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Agnes Christine Johnston (original screenplay), Kay Van Riper (original screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lewis Stone ... Judge James K. Hardy
Mickey Rooney ... Andy Hardy
Cecilia Parker ... Marian Hardy
Fay Holden ... Mrs. Emily Hardy
Ann Rutherford ... Polly Benedict
Sara Haden ... Mildred 'Aunt Milly' Forrest
Virginia Grey ... Consuela MacNish
Minor Watson ... Mr. Terry B. Archer
John 'Dusty' King ... Philip 'Phil' Westcott (as John King)
John T. Murray ... Don Davis, the Druggist
Halliwell Hobbes ... Dobbs, the Butler
George Irving ... Mr. Jonas Bronell
Aileen Pringle ... Miss Booth, Dress Saleslady
Marsha Hunt ... Susan Bowen
Donald Briggs ... Caleb Bowen
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Sixth of the Judge Hardy series. Judge James K. Hardy is brought the fabulous news from attorney George Irving, that he could be the heir to 2 million dollars. In order to claim the inheritance, he and his family must leave for Detroit. The disinherited heir Philip 'Phil' Westcott, adopted son of the deceased relative, has to leave the fabulous mansion Detroit. But the playboy Phil ain't going down without a fight. He decides on a charm offensive. First with Polly Benedict and foremost Andrew 'Andy' Hardy, the son of Judge Hardy. Various complications follow. Written by Robert

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It's Hardy Family Fun Again !

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Comedy

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Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 April 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

André Hardy millionnaire See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The sixth of sixteen Andy Hardy films starring Mickey Rooney. See more »

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Followed by Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever (1939) See more »

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Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean
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Written by David T. Shaw
Arranged by Thomas A. Beckett
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The Hardys Ride High (1939) **1/2
27 November 2007 | by JoeKarlosiSee all my reviews

Judge Hardy discovers that he may have inherited two million dollars, and in order to claim it he and the family must travel to Detroit. From there, fairly predictable situations arise as everyone basks in extravagances and some people try to take advantage, but this is a decent enough installment that features girl-crazy Andy trying to grow up fast while out on the town. Of course, there is a lesson to be learned as well from Lewis Stone's fatherly figure, and it's a matter of whether or not lying and cheating is any way to come into millions of dollars.

**1/2 out of ****


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