Yankee Doodle Dandy

  • 1942
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Musical

The real George M. Cohan had just had a serious operation and was recuperating at his upstate New York home when he was shown, in a private screening, this film of his life starring the indefatigable James Cagney. The great showman watched the movie without a word. When it was finished he was asked how he liked it. Cohan grinned, shook his head, and paid...read more

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Yankee Doodle Dandy - Official Trailer
03:56 — Cagney received an Oscar for his rousing depiction of George M. Cohan, composer of the patriotic ditties Over There, Yankee Doodle Dandy, Give My Rega (more…)

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James Cagney stepped into the shoes of legendary showman George M. Cohan and danced off with a Best Actor Oscar. The film chronicles Cohan's life as he reminisces about his early days in vaudeville to his success on Broadway while preparing to meet Preside (more…)

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  • Review: The real George M. Cohan had just had a serious operation and was recuperating at his upstate New York home when he was shown, in a private screening, this film of his life starring the indefatigable James Cagney. The great showman watched the movie withou… (more)

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