•  
    News

     /

    Classic 1938 Irish-American film, "Boys Town"

    Homeless and wayward boys inspire Father Flanagan (Spencer Tracy) to open a home, and provide them with the guidance to become productive citizens

  •  
    News

     /

    Classic 1938 Irish-American film, "Boys Town"

    Father Flanagan (Spencer Tracy) asks for help and support for his new home for boys

  •  
    News

     /

    Classic 1938 Irish-American film, "Boys Town"

    Father Flanagan (Spencer Tracy) tries to convince his first supporter, Dave Morris (Henry Hull), that Boys Town will survive

  •  
    News

     /

    Classic 1938 Irish-American film, "Boys Town"

    Whitey Marsh (Mickey Rooney) arrives at Boys Town

  •  
    News

     /

    Classic 1938 Irish-American film, "Boys Town"

    The boys welcome Whitey (Mickey Rooney) to the Home

  •  
    News

     /

    Classic 1938 Irish-American film, "Boys Town"

    Whitey (Mickey Rooney) tries to impress the boys with his street skills

  •  
    News

     /

    Classic 1938 Irish-American film, "Boys Town"

    Father Flanagan (Spencer Tracy) gives PeeWee (Bobs Watson) a piece of candy for being a good boy

  •  
    News

     /

    Classic 1938 Irish-American film, "Boys Town"

    Whitey (Mickey Rooney) plays it tough with Father Flanagan (Spencer Tracy), but stays at Boys Town

  •  
    News

     /

    Classic 1938 Irish-American film, "Boys Town"

    Whitey (Mickey Rooney) and Mo Kahn (Sidney Miller) face off in a court of their peers

  •  
    News

     /

    Classic 1938 Irish-American film, "Boys Town"

    Whitey (Mickey Rooney), Mo (Sidney Miller) and PeeWee (Bobs Watson) concoct a plan to elect Whitey to Mayor

  •  
    News

     /

    Classic 1938 Irish-American film, "Boys Town"

    PeeWee (Bobs Watson) tries to convince Whitey (Mickey Rooney) not to leave Boys Town

  •  
    News

     /

    Classic 1938 Irish-American film, "Boys Town"

    Whitey (Mickey Rooney) says goodbye to Boys Town

  •  
    News

     /

    Classic 1938 Irish-American film, "Boys Town"

    Whitey (Mickey Rooney) tries to avoid getting caught after witnessing a robbery

  •  
    News

     /

    Classic 1938 Irish-American film, "Boys Town"

    Father Flanagan (Spencer Tracy) congratulates Boys Town's new mayor, Whitey Marsh (Mickey Rooney) – “There's no such thing as a bad boy”

prev next

Slideshow will continue in 5 seconds

SKIP

Log in with your social accounts:

Or, log in with your IrishCentral account:

Forgot your password ?

Don't have an account yet? Register now !

Join IrishCentral with your social accounts:


Already have an account ?

Or, sign up for an IrishCentral account below:

By clicking above you are indicating that you have read & agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.


Make sure we gathered the correct information from you

By clicking above you are indicating that you have read & agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.


You already have an account on IrishCentral! Please confirm you're the owner.


Our new policy requires our users to save a first and last name. Please update your account: