(2/9/48) Radio: Appeared in a "Screen Guild Players" production of "Johnny Come Lately".
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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 James Cagney
's autobiography Cagney By Cagney, (Published by Doubleday and Company Inc 1976, and ghost written by show biz biographer Jack McCabe), a Mafia plan to murder Cagney by dropping a several hundred pound klieg light on top of him was stopped at the insistence of George Raft
. Cagney at that time was president of the Screen Actors Guild, and was determined not to let the mob ...
Wise-cracking New Yorker persona