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Boys Town

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
The devout but iron-willed Father Flanagan (Spencer Tracy) leads a community called Boys Town, a different sort of juvenile detention facility where, instead of being treated as underage criminals, the boys are shepherded into making themselves better people. But hard-nosed petty thief and pool shark Whitey Marsh (Mickey Rooney), the impulsive and violent younger brother of an imprisoned murderer, might be too much for the good father's tough-love system.

Cast: Spencer Tracy , Mickey Rooney , Henry Hull , Leslie Fenton , Addison Richards , Edward Norris , Gene Reynolds , Minor Watson

Director: Norman Taurog

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Boys Town (1938)

Release Date: November 27th, 1996|1 hr. 36 min.

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