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Spencer Tracy, in the role for which he won his second Academy Award, stars as Father Flanagan, the real-life founder of Boys Town. Idealistic, young priest, Father Flanagan struggles to achieve his dream of creating a place where tough, young city boys may have the chance at a normal life. He founds a farm school run by a community of boys. But the idyllic community is almost destroyed by a young thug (Mickey Rooney), who eventually becomes a role model and leader of the boys' community.
© 1938 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Felix Vasquez Jr.
A dated but entertaining tale of friendship
June 21, 2017
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- Genre:Drama, Family
- Release Date:September 9, 1938
- Audio Format:Stereo
- Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
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