Boys Town / [presented by] Metro-Goldwyn Mayer ; screen play by John Meehan and Dore Schary ; directed by Norman Taurog ; produced by John W. Considine, Jr

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Subjects: Flanagan, Edward Joseph, 1886-1948--Drama
Boys Town (Neb.)--Drama
Father Flanagan's Boys' Home--Drama
Juvenile delinquency films
Feature films
Feature films--United States
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Orphanages--Nebraska--Drama
Problem children--Institutional care--Nebraska--Boys Town--Drama
Problem children--Behavior modification--Nebraska--Boys Town--Drama
Social work with children--Nebraska--Boys Town--Drama
Formats: Video Recording, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: General, Not rated
Published: [Culver City, Calif.] : MGM/UA Home Video, [1989]
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 1 hr. 34 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in
Alternate Title(s): Boys Town (Motion picture).
Additional Authors: Actor : Tracy, Spencer, 1900-1967
Actor : Rooney, Mickey
Actor : Hull, Henry, 1890-1977
Actor : Fenton, Leslie, 1903-1978
Actor : Reynolds, Gene, 1925-
Director : Taurog, Norman, 1899-1981
Author of screenplay : Meehan, John, 1890-1954
Author of screenplay : Schary, Dore
Producer : Considine, John W., 1898-1961
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 0792800966
ISBN: 9780792800965
UPC: 027616385130
VHS, hi-fi, Dolby processed
Cast: Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Henry Hull, Leslie Fenton, Gene Reynolds
Credits: Photographer, Sidney Wagner ; film editor, Elmo Veron ; musical score, Edward Ward
From an original story by Dore Schary and Eleanore Griffin
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1938
Closed-captioned
Not rated
Summary: The story of Father Flanagan, the founder of Boys Town, who battled for years to provide a home for boys society had tossed away. When a rebellious boy comes to stay, the Father must fight to save not only this self-destructive youth, but to save Boys Town itself
Academy Award, 1939: Best actor
Academy Awards, 1939: Best writing
In memory of Frances S. Stafford
Donation Info: Honoree : Stafford, Frances S
OCLC Number: 21202848
ISBN/ISSN: 0792800966
9780792800965
0276163851