Babes in Arms (1939) - Rotten Tomatoes

Babes in Arms (1939)

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This fun-filled spin-off of the Rodgers and Hart Broadway musical features Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney as two young children of vaudevillian parents. The kids aren't included in their parents travels, so they set out to produce a show of their own.

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Cast

Mickey Rooney
as Mickey Moran
Judy Garland
as Patsy Barton
June Preisser
as Rosalie Essex
Guy Kibbee
as Judge Black
Grace Hayes
as Florrie Moran
Betty Jaynes
as Molly Moran
Douglas McPhail
as Don Brice
Rand Brooks
as Jeff Steele
Leni Lynn
as Dody Martini
Henry Hull
as Maddox
Ann Shoemaker
as Mrs. Barton
Margaret Hamilton
as Martha Steele
Joseph Crehan
as Mr. Essex
Lelah Taylor
as Mrs. Brice
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Critic Reviews for Babes in Arms

All Critics (5)

One of the most popular musical movies of Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland as youngsters.

April 24, 2011 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Strictly for the fans of Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland, and those with a soft spot for vaudeville.

September 23, 2008 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Full of vim and vigor -- maybe a little too much for some viewers

January 11, 2004 | Rating: 3/5

Audience Reviews for Babes in Arms

I'm not a big fan of the early Mickey Rooney stuff. Yeah yeah. Its cute and sentimental but it just doesn't translate well anymore.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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½

let's put on a show!!!

jay nixon
jay nixon

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