Appeared (as "Little Red") in "Outside Looking In" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Maxwell Anderson
. Based on the autobiography "Beggars of Life" by Jim Tully
. Directed by Augustin Duncan. Greenwich Village Theatre (moved to The 39th Street Theatre from Nov 1925-close): 7 Sep 1925-Dec 1925 (closing date unknown/113 performances...
5 Biographical Movies |
8 Print Biographies |
4 Portrayals |
18 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
Did You Know?
You know, the period of World War I and the Roaring Twenties were really just about the same as today. You worked, and you made a living if you could, and you tried to make the best of things. For an actor or a dancer, it was no different then than today. It was a struggle.
According to his autobiography his brother Bill (who was also his manager) actively pursued the role of Cohan in the ultra-patriotic film Yankee Doodle Dandy
(1942) as a way of removing the taint of Cagney's radical activities in the 1930s, when he was a strong Roosevelt liberal. When Cohan himself learned about Cagney's background as a song-and-dance man in vaudeville, he okay-ed him for the ...
Diminutive but nimble frame
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