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Andy Hardy's Double Life (1942)

Passed | | Comedy, Family, Romance | December 1942 (USA)
College-bound Andy (Mickey Rooney) blurts marriage proposals to his sweetheart Polly (Ann Rutherford) and her pert swimmer friend Sheila (Esther Williams). (Source: Turner Classic Movies + DirecTV guide)

Director:

George B. Seitz

Writers:

Agnes Christine Johnston (screenplay), Aurania Rouverol (based upon the characters created by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lewis Stone ... Judge Hardy
Mickey Rooney ... Andy Hardy
Cecilia Parker ... Marian Hardy
Fay Holden ... Mrs. Hardy
Ann Rutherford ... Polly Benedict
Sara Haden ... Aunt Milly
Esther Williams ... Sheila Brooks
William Lundigan ... Jeff Willis
Robert Pittard ... 'Botsy'
Robert Blake ... 'Tooky' (as Bobby Blake)
Susan Peters ... Sue
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College-bound Andy (Mickey Rooney) blurts marriage proposals to his sweetheart Polly (Ann Rutherford) and her pert swimmer friend Sheila (Esther Williams). (Source: Turner Classic Movies + DirecTV guide)

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1943's New Laugh Hit ! See more »

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Andy Hardy Steps Out See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

First full length movie of Esther Williams See more »

Goofs

When Andy and Sheila are talking at the pool about the 'giraffe party', right after she says' 'sorry, no soap', there is a cut on Andy's lower lip that wasn't there in the previous shot. See more »

Quotes

Judge Hardy: Well what's the matter with you son? I thought I was being pretty generous. After all, we owe the world something.
Andy Hardy: Yeah but... do you think the world deserves it?
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Connections

Follows Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (1940) See more »

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A Typical Andy Hardy Movie
12 July 2000 | by AL01-3See all my reviews

Like most Andy Hardy movies, this film is fun, uplifting and entertaining. It's hard to watch it without smiling.

In this edition of the series, Andy, played by Mickey Rooney, is preparing to depart for college. Before he leaves, he encounters one of his typical adolescent crises as Polly Benedict(his ex-girlfriend) and her visiting friend decide to teach him a lesson. Ann Rutherford returns as Polly, and her friend is played by Esther Williams in her studio debut. The acting, writing and directing are all very good in this picture.

Although this type of movie might not appeal as much to modern audiences, it is still a good film worthy of your time, and if you enjoy Andy Hardy movies, I would certainly recommend that you see this one.


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