Andy's girlfriend Polly is planning to spend Christmas at her grandmother's, which puts a kink in his plans to take her to the country club Christmas party. He agrees (for a fee) to pretend... See full summary »
Andy is going to Wainwright College as did his father. He sees a pretty blonde on the train and he is alternately winked at or slapped every time he sees her. Andy is clueless. On the train... See full summary »
Hoping his son will attend his alma mater, Judge Hardy agrees to let Andy look for work in New York for the summer before committing to start college. In the big city, Andy is confronted with the harsh realities of life and love.
Andy Hardy is about to graduate from high school and thinks he's pretty big stuff, so he hires a secretary, Kathryn Land. Kathryn and Polly Benedict, Andy's girlfriend, help him pass his ... See full summary »
Judge Hardy faces problems at work and at home. Powerful men in town are upset with his decisions and want to see him impeached; his daughters, Joan and Marion, have romantic problems; and ... See full summary »
George B. Seitz
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
This film received its initial television presentation in Memphis Friday 5 July 1957 on WHBQ (Channel 13); it first aired in Cincinnati 27 July 1957 on WXIX (Channel 19) (Newport KY), in Philadelphia 29 July 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6), in Chicago 7 September 1957 on WBBM (Channel 2), in Portland OR 19 October 1957 on KGW (Channel 8), in Los Angeles 5 December 1957on KTTV (Channel 11), in Balltimore 8 December 1957 on WJZ (Channel 13), in Windsor ON (serving Detroit) 15 December 1957 on CKLW (Channel 9), in Phoenix 28 December 1957 on KPHO (Channel 5), in San Antonio 3 January 1958 on WOAI (Channel 4) and in San Francisco 27 April 1958 on KGO (Channel 7); in New York City it was finally telecast 2 November 1959 on WCBS (Channel 2), and in Minneapolis 17 November 1960 on KMSP (Channel 9). See more »
When Andy Hardy arrives home, he jumps off an army truck with his duffel bag. When he sees his parents moments later and they start walking, the duffel bag has vanished. See more »
That's just the trouble. Everybody worries about my future but nobody worries about my now.
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The worst out of all the Andy Hardy movies! Not even the usually exceptional Rooney can save this one...
The problem with this Andy Hardy movie is that Andy is no longer in High School and has just arrived home from the war. The plot about Andy wanting to marry some girl is contrived, as are the dancing sequences. Mickey seems to be just going through the numbers, and the other performances are nothing to see the film for. There are a few funny sequences, and all the Hardy clichés are in place, from the man to man talk, and Mickey coming to his senses after the talking to with The Judge. The film feels flat without Ann Rutherford or Judy Garland in it, and the girls in it instead are simply there to elicit a few cheap laughs. Mickey Rooney certainly gives the script his best effort, but not even he can save it. It feels like MGM stopped caring about the quality of the script and just about the Hardy name. This is a cheap cash in on the usually outstanding Hardy series and cheapens their memory! The worst of all the Andy Hardy movies!
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