Silver Screen Legends: Mickey Rooney - 4 DVD SetJoseph Yule, Jr. was born on September 23, 1920 in Brooklyn, and began performing at the tender age of 15 months as part of his parent's vaudeville routine, wearing a specially tailored tuxedo. He took his stage name from his role in the Mickey McGuire comedies, but ran into legal trouble from Fox for using the name and changed it to Mickey Rooney. He is often credited with having the longest career in show business, Rooney is the only actor to have appeared in silent films and to still be performing in the twenty-first century.
Hoosier Schoolboy (1937, Black & White, 62 Minutes)
Shockey Carter, a tough school kid whose rebellious nature hides his love and devote to his father, is constantly getting into trouble and causing problems at school. A caring school teacher tries to help save him from the destructive path down which he is headed.
Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1947, Black & White, 93 Minutes)
Andy Hardy goes to College after returning from World War II.
The Big Wheel (1949, Black & White, 92 Minutes)
The ambitious son of a racing driver struggles to succeed as a driver in his own right.
Quicksand (1950, Black & White, 79 Minutes)
An auto mechanic borrows money from his employer's cash register to go on a date, sending him deeper into debt and crime.