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The Aldrich Family, a popular radio teenage situation comedy (1939-1953), was also presented in films beginning in 1939. The first two films, What a Life (1939) and Life with Henry (1941), featured Jackie Cooper in the title role. In the remaining nine films, Jimmy Lydon portrayed Henry Aldrich.
Henry Boy Scout

Henry Aldrich, Boy Scout

As a boy scout leader, Henry, repeatedly takes the blame for problems caused by a competing scout in his patrol and a Peter, the problem child of a wealthy father. An absorbing and totally heart warming tail of boys and honor. One of the best of the entries in the Henry Aldrich series.

Starring Jimmy Lydon and Charles Smith
1944 • BW • 91 Minutes

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Henry and Dizzy

Henry and Dizzy

Henry Aldrich played by Jimmy Lydon and his best friend Dizzy Stevens played by Charles Smith return in this fine film of comedy and family love. Henry and Dizzy are with some girls in the lake area when Henry does what he does "best" and sinks the boat. The boat owner and his horrible son played by Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer demand repayment for a new boat or jail for Henry. Mr Aldrich is approached by Henry with the idea of a father/son project of building a new boat. But the project that Mr Aldrich wants is only a kite. So Henry enters a father/son outing of contests at the park to win a cash prize. Trouble is that Mr Aldrich doesn't have time for his son so Henry finds a substitute father.

Starring Jimmy Lydon and Charles Smith
1942 • BW • 71 Minutes

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Henry Editor

Henry Aldrich, Editor

Henry Aldrich, boy editor of his high school newspaper wants to double the circulation. A warehouse fire gives him his chance. He did not even see the fire but gets the "facts" and "advice" from a professional newspaperman at the fire. This expert convinces Henry that papers sell because of how the reporter uses the facts in the story. So Henry decides to hint that a "sinister plot" was involved in this fire. The story catches fire within the town. When Henry was at the fire, unknown to him he actually meets the arsonist. A strange little man carrying a violin case by the name of Nero Smith. Henry later learns the name of this man. The arsonist actually believes that Henry is a "like-minded" lover of fires and proceeds to inform Henry of the future sites of fires. After informing the fire department of likely fire sites Henry goes on trial as the arsonist. Henry sets out to prove his innocence. Starring: Jimmy Lydon, Charles Smith, John Litel, Olive Blakeney, Rita Quigley, Vaughan Glaser, Charles Halton, Francis Pierlot, Cliff Clark.

1942 • BW • 72 Minutes

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Henry President

Henry Aldrich for President

Henry runs for class president and wins. Unfortunately, his opponent pulls some sneaky shennanigans and Henry is accused of stuffing the ballot box. With help from his pal Dizzy, Henry is determined to clear his name. There's an absolutely hilarious scene involving a mouse in an airplane. Starring: Jimmy Lydon, June Preisser, Mary Anderson, Charles Smith, John Litel, Dorothy Peterson, Martha O’Driscoll, Vaughan Glaser
A VERY FUNNY MOVIE.

1941 • BW • 75 Minutes

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Henry Gets Glamour

Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour

Henry wins a Hollywood contest and meets the most beautiful woman in Hollywood. Of course, things happen in Hollywood and he becomes known as a "wolf" to all the girls in Centerville. Henry has to decide whom he wants to take to the school dance, his girlfriend or the bombshell at school. Then it happens - will Henry marry the actress or stay in Centerville? This is a real funny movie, probably the best of all Henry's. It epitomizes teen life and love in the 40's. A must see for all. Starring: Jimmy Lydon, Charles Smith, John Litel, Olive Blakeney, Diana Lynn, Frances Gifford, Gail Russell, Bill Goodwin.

1943 • BW • 72 Minutes

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Henry Haunts

Henry Aldrich Haunts A House

Henry's friends think he's a coward because he refuses to fight a local bully. but his reason for refusing has more to do with wanting to impress Elise the daughter of the chemistry teacher. Starring: Jimmy Lydon, June Preisser, Mary Anderson and Charles Smith.

1941 BW. 75 Minutes.

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Henry Swings It

Henry Swings It

When Henry's in the groove it soon becomes a rut! Trouble soon gets hot with a fiddle that's a riddle...to the cops! Complications arise when Henry, in love with the new music teacher, joins the band. He accidentally gets a Stradivarius that belongs to another man. The crooks are after the Stradivarius and Henry, of course, wins the day.

1943 • BW • 64 Minutes.

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Life with Henry

Life With Henry - Henry Aldrich

Young Henry Aldrich would like to "win" a trip to Alaska. But in order participate, he first has to put up $100. The whole matter sounds awfully fishy. Henry and his pal Dizzy go into the soap business. Their attempt to raise money turns into a disaster when they get the soap formula wrong. But the Alaska trip is really on the level. It's been organized by Sylvanus Q. Sattherwaite, businessman and philanthropist. But Henry still doesn't have the money...

Starring Jackie Cooper
1941 • BW • 80 Minutes

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