A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs. Written by
Leon Wolters <wolters@strw.LeidenUniv.nl>
The Yankee Doodle Dandiest Entertainment of 'em all!
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Did You Know?
According to his biography the rather stiff-legged dancing style used by James Cagney
in this movie is not his own. He copied Cohan's style to make the film more accurate. See more
There are no mountains visible from Providence, RI, despite what is shown in the opening scene. See more
I call it a hit. What'll your review say?
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Auld Lang Syne
Traditional Scottish 17th century music
Lyrics by Robert Burns
Played and sung as part of the "You're a Grand Old Flag" sequence See more