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Boys' Town - (Re-issue Trailer)
Boys' Town
BOYS' TOWN (1938), the true story...
Boys' Town - (Re-issue Trailer)
Spencer Tracy won his second Best Actor Oscar in a row portraying Father Flanagan in Boys' Town (1938).>
Boys' Town (City of Little Men) - (Original...

Boys' Town (City of Little Men) - (Original Movie Promo)
Along with the release of their movie Boys' Town (1938), MGM released this short subject about the actual Boys' Town.>
Boys Town (1938) -- (Movie Clip) No Such Thing As...
Father Flanagan (Spencer Tracy) lobbies newspaper magnate...
Boys Town (1938) -- (Movie Clip) No Such Thing As A Bad Boy
Father Flanagan (Spencer Tracy) lobbies newspaper magnate Hargraves (Jonathan Hale), a montage creates the buildings, and financier Dave (Henry Hull) frets, in MGM's Boys Town, 1938.>
Boys Town (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Not To Obstruct...
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Boys Town (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Not To Obstruct Justice...
Having rushed into court to defend some of his charges, Father Flanagan (Spencer Tracy) persuades pawn-broker Dave (Henry Hull), merchant Kahn (Sidney Miller), and the judge (Addison Richards) that little harm was done, early in Boys Town, 1938.>
Boys Town (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Stop Acting Like...
Father Flanagan (Spencer Tracy), sent by the convict brother...
Boys Town (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Stop Acting Like A Kid!
Father Flanagan (Spencer Tracy), sent by the convict brother of delinquent Whitey (Mickey Rooney), forcibly recruits him, in their first meeting in MGM's Boys Town, 1938.>
Boys Town (1938) -- (Movie Clip) You Can Go On...
Pee Wee (Bobs Watson) greets financial backer Dave (Henry...
Boys Town (1938) -- (Movie Clip) You Can...
Boys Town (1938) -- (Movie Clip) You Can Go On Being Nothing
Pee Wee (Bobs Watson) greets financial backer Dave (Henry Hull) and Burton (Robert Emmett Keane) who find Father Flanagan (Spencer Tracy) trying to prevent newcomer Whitey (Mickey Rooney) from escaping, in MGM's Boys Town, 1938.>
Tiffany Vazquez Intro -- Boys Town (1938)
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Tiffany Vazquez Intro -- Boys Town (1938)
TCM's Saturday afternoon host Tiffany Vazquez introduces Boys Town, 1938. >
Boys Town (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Eternity Begins...
One of the finest scenes for the overlooked Liverpool-born...
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Boys Town (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Eternity Begins In 45 Minutes
One of the finest scenes for the overlooked Liverpool-born actor-turned-director Leslie Fenton as convict Dan, with the warden (John Hamilton), then Academy Award-winning star Spencer Tracy as Father Flanagan, Roger Converse and Walter Young in support, opening the MGM hit Boys Town, 1938. >
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