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The opening title card shows a group picture of Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Fay Holden and Cecilia Parker, with their names superimposed. The next title card reads, "Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Presents Judge Hardy's Family in," followed by the main title card. Love Finds Andy Hardy placed ninth in Film Daily's annual poll of the top films of the year. According to Hollywood Reporter news items, Mickey Rooney began to receive "Star" billing in subsequent films due to his success in Love Finds Andy Hardy, and he worked on this film simultaneously with Boys Town. It was the fourth in M-G-M's Hardy Family Series and the first in which Judy Garland played the recurring character of Betsy Booth. This was the second of two films in which actress Betty Ross Clarke portrayed "Aunt Milly." The other films in the series featured Sara Haden in the role. For more information on the Hardy Family series see the entry above for A Family Affair and consult the Series Index.