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    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.

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