A Family Affair Poster

Release Date: 1937

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 9 min

Plot Summary
Judge James K. Hardy (Lionel Barrymore) causes an uproar in the small Midwestern town of Carvel when he issues a temporary order restraining the building of a nearby aqueduct. With contractor Hoyt Wells (Selmer Jackson) and newspaper publisher Frank Redmond (Charley Grapewin) threatening to get him thrown out of office, the entire town turns against the judge. The controversy even affects his family, including his teenage son, Andy (Mickey Rooney).

Cast: Lionel Barrymore, Mickey Rooney, Cecilia Parker, Spring Byington, Eric Linden, Julie Haydon, Sara Haden, Charley Grapewin

Director: George Seitz

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Transformation, Wife, Son, Small town, Daughter, Office, Judge, 1930s, Growing up, Love, Family, Endearing, Marriage, Heartwarming