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    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.

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