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Men of Boys Town Movie Review Summary

Actors: Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Lee J. Cobb, Bobs Watson

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Despite its successes, Boys Town is in financial straights. Long-time benefactor Dave Morris (Cobb) might not be able to help Father Flanagan (Tracy). As this drama unfolds, Whitey Marsh (Rooney) has been adopted by a wealthy, well meaning couple. He wants to visit a friend in the reformatory in the new car his adoptive parents have provided. Whitey finds that one of the inhabitants of Boys' Town has hidden in his car, unaware that the boy has been involved in a crime. Marsh is arrested for the crime and sent to the reformatory. There, audiences are shown through Whitey's experience, the cruelty of these institutions. Whitey begs Father Flanagan for help and help he does.

Sequel to the popular "Boys Town."
The review of this Movie prepared by ldpaulson








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   committing crimes Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   abuse in prison story Age group    -   trouble in high school

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   religious figure Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   dangerous Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment

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