A celebration of Mickey Rooney’s 90th birthday includes the complete TCM schedule of Rooney movies airing Thursday, a vintage movie card and collectibles gallery plus a peek inside Rooney’s auto-biography, Life Is Too Short, as I reach the 100 page mark.
Biographical information about Bonita Granville, Oscar nominated child star of These Three and later Nancy Drew on screen. Also personal observations of Granville’s appearances opposite Mickey Rooney in two Hardy series entries.
A look at A Family Affair, the first installment of the Hardy Family series of movies released in 1937. While Mickey Rooney is on the scene as Andy Hardy, we have Lionel Barrymore playing Judge Hardy as well as some other casting we’re not used too.
Brief first impressions of Andy Hardy’s Private Secretary (1941) written shortly after first viewing. Starring Mickey Rooney with the Hardy clan and Kathryn Grayson.