Starring Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Henry Hull
MGM/UA; Directed by Norman Taurog
B & W; Not Rated; 94 minutes; 1938.
Spencer Tracy won an Academy Award for his stern, yet compassionate performance as Father Flanagan, and idealistic priest, hoping to give tough young city boys a chance. Mickey Rooney is Father Flanagan's most incorrigible youth who gets into a bad scrape that threatens the future of Boys Town.