Appeared (as "Ensemble") in "Grand Street Follies" on Broadway. Musical revue. Book by / lyrics by / directed by Agnes Morgan. Additional music by William K. Irwin and Serge Walter
. Choreographed by Dave Gould. Booth Theatre: 1 May 1929-Jul 1928 (closing date unknown/93 performances). Cast: Hal Brogan (as "Ensemble"), Albert
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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 ...
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