This is the eighth film in MGM's profitable and entertaining "Andy Hardy" series, starring Mickey Rooney as the brash youth with a heart of gold. This time Andy gets in trouble with girls and money when he tries to manipulate the results of an essay contest with a cash prize. His wise
father (Lewis Stone) steps in to give the mixed-up but well-meaning fellow some sage advice, and the family is also drawn closer when Mrs. Hardy (Fay Holden) comes down with a life-threatening case of pneumonia. Ann Rutherford is back as Andy's girl pal, Polly Benedict, though she gets some
competition this time from June Preisser as Euphrasia Clark. MGM mogul Louis B. Mayer took spec...