Life Begins for Andy Hardy
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Life Begins for Andy Hardy
Number ten in MGM's heart-warming (and immensely profitable) "Andy Hardy" series was the 1941 entry Life Begins for Andy Hardy. Upon his graduation from high school, Andy (Mickey Rooney) decides to seek his fortune in New York City without benefit of a college education, much to the consternation of his father Judge Hardy (Lewis Stone). Moving to the Big Apple, Andy lands a job in a stockbroker's office, where he falls in love (at least he thinks it's love) with fickle telephone operator Jennitt Hicks (Patricia Dane). Alas, Andy is unable to cope with life in the fast… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"...a little Hardy noir: a homeless kid that Andy hides in his boarding house room dies, an apparent suicide in the wake of shattered dreams. This is a real education for Andy..."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Parallax View
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