Andy Hardy, now a grown man with a wife and children, returns to his hometown on a business trip and finds himself getting mixed up in local politics.


Howard W. Koch





Cast overview, first billed only:
Mickey Rooney ... Andy Hardy
Patricia Breslin ... Jane Hardy
Fay Holden ... Mrs. Emily Hardy
Cecilia Parker ... Marian Hardy
Sara Haden ... Aunt Milly Forrest
Joey Forman ... Beezy 'Beez' Anderson
Jerry Colonna ... Doc
Vaughn Taylor ... Thomas Chandler
Frank Ferguson ... Mayor Benson
William Leslie ... Jack Bailey
Tom Duggan Tom Duggan ... Councilman Warren
Jeanne Baird Jeanne Baird ... Sally Anderson
Gina Gillespie ... Cricket Hardy
Jimmy Bates Jimmy Bates ... Chuck
Teddy Rooney ... Andrew 'Andy' Hardy Jr.


Andy Hardy, now a grown man with a wife and children, returns to his hometown on a business trip and finds himself getting mixed up in local politics.

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Did You Know?


M.G.M. must have hoped to revive the series because in the closing credits it states 'To Be Continued'; However, this was indeed the final film in the series. See more »


Near the end of the movie, when the family gathers outside to meet the townspeople, Chuck comes out of the front door twice. See more »


Thomas Chandler: Stop talking like George Washington. Let's be practical.
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Crazy Credits

Instead of "The End," this film concludes with a title card saying "To Be Continued." But there were no further Hardy films and no continuation. See more »

Alternate Versions

Originally, the print ended as Mickey Rooney accepts a judgeship at Carvel and shows him on the judge's bench with the words "to be continued" superimposed on the frame at the end. This is the version currently shown on the Turner Classic Movies channel, but it was for press previews only. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayor changed their minds and decided not to continue the series, so the version released to the public simply ended without reference to Andy Hardy becoming a judge. See more »


Follows Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever (1939) See more »


U Gotta Soda
Written by Harold Spina and Mickey Rooney
Possibly used instrumentally only
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I love Andy Hardy Comes Home
26 October 2005 | by madformickey05See all my reviews

Andy Hardy comes home is one of my favorite Andy Hardy films. I also really love the music in it. The story is great as well. It just gives me a warm feeling to see all of the Hardy family together again. Of course, Judge Hardy is gone and that leaves a sad feeling inside. When Andy keeps going to the place where he had his mad to mad talks with his father, I get teary eyed. There was not a better series than the Andy Hardy series. This serious made Mickey Rooney a major star and has remained a major star since. For a sweet, enjoyable evening, check out Andy Hardy Comes Home. It's not quite like the original but still very pleasant. Also, Mickey Rooney's real life son plays Andy Jr.

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Release Date:

1 June 1959 (Sweden) See more »

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Box Office


$313,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Fryman Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System) (Perspecta Sound)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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