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Why Is Mickey Rooney Bummed?

A year after Janet Jackson's faulty bustier burst into a controversy over values, another star's plan to show some (wrinklier) skin during the Super Bowl has...

Liz Lange

Before Liz Lange pioneered the concept of chic maternity clothing half a dozen years ago, expectant mothers had a paucity of fashion choices. They could resemble...

Show Business: Andy Hardy Comes Home

Mickey Rooney gets his second chance in Sugar Babies Forty years ago, when people still cried at tearjerkers, it would have made a great movie. A cheeky kid...

Cinema: Rooney at 38

King of the Roaring Twenties (Allied Artists) is a B that doesn't bumble—thanks to a tight script, sharp direction, and neat performances by the biggest cast of...

Cinema: Success Story

(See Cover) Hollywood's No. 1 box office bait in 1939 was not Clark Gable, Errol Flynn or Tyrone Power, but a rope-haired, kazoo-voiced kid with a comic-strip...

The New Pictures, Dec. 27, 1943

Girl Crazy (M.G.M.) shows Judy Garland all buoyed up by Mickey Rooney. There are also Tommy Dorsey's band, which sets the pace for some stupefying dance...

Milestones: Apr. 6, 1962

Born. To Mickey Rooney, 41, Hollywood cinemidget who has played Puck in 82 films, and Barbara Ann Rooney, 25, his fifth wife: their third child, first son...

The New Pictures, Jan. 19, 1942

Babes on Broadway (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer). Even in Hollywood, the custom among the males is to grow up first, and then get married. Against-the-grain Mickey...

PULP: Hack for Hire

Directed by MICHAEL HODGES Screenplay by MICHAEL HODGES In the words of its hero-author Mickey King, who thoughtfully provides the narration, Pulp is a record...

Cinema: The New Pictures, Nov. 21, 1949

Chicago Deadline (Paramount) is a lagging, maudlin movie with a tricky plot that never quite gets untangled. A sentimental reporter (Alan Ladd) who finds a...

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