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Life Begins for Andy Hardy (1941)

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101 min | Comedy, Romance

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.
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Agnes Christine Johnston (screen play) | Aurania Rouverol (based upon the characters created by)
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Release date
Aug 15, 1941 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Lewis Stone
Judge Hardy Judge Hardy   See fewer
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Mickey Rooney
Andy Hardy Andy Hardy   See fewer
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Judy Garland
Betsy Booth Betsy Booth   See fewer
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Fay Holden
Mrs. Hardy Mrs. Hardy   See fewer
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Ann Rutherford
Polly Benedict Polly Benedict   See fewer
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Sara Haden
Aunt Milly Aunt Milly   See fewer
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Patricia Dane
Jennitt Hicks Jennitt Hicks   See fewer
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Ray McDonald
Jimmy Frobisher Jimmy Frobisher   See fewer
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George P. Breakston
Beezy, the Milkman (uncredited) Beezy, the Milkman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Brodie
Drugstore Clerk (uncredited) Drugstore Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Callahan
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joseph Crehan
Peter Dugan (uncredited) Peter Dugan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roger Daniel
Young Man at Hotel (uncredited) Young Man at Hotel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Yolande Donlan
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John Eldredge
Paul McWilliams (uncredited) Paul McWilliams (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Jo Ellis
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Estelle Etterre
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James Flavin
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bess Flowers
Maddox's Secretary (uncredited) Maddox's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Harmon
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Homans
Mr. Hood, the Watchman (uncredited) Mr. Hood, the Watchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hollis Jewell
Ted (uncredited) Ted (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy Kelly
Chuck Curss (uncredited) Chuck Curss (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nora Lane
Miss Howard (uncredited) Miss Howard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Loft
Mounted Policeman (uncredited) Mounted Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lester Matthews
Mr. Eric J. Maddox (uncredited) Mr. Eric J. Maddox (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mira McKinney
Miss Gomez, Fur Store Owner (uncredited) Miss Gomez, Fur Store Owner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frances Morris
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Ann Morriss
Miss Dean, Fur Salesgirl (uncredited) Miss Dean, Fur Salesgirl (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Ovey
Charlie, the Janitor (uncredited) Charlie, the Janitor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kent Rogers
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Boy 'Kelly' (uncredited) Boy 'Kelly' (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dr. Bob Waggoner (uncredited) Dr. Bob Waggoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elizabeth Norton (uncredited) Elizabeth Norton (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 657 votes