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>
Get ready to Laugh, to Sing, to Shout! ...For here comes Uncle Sam's Star Spangled Yankee Doodle Dandy!
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Did You Know?
The film was released on June 6, 1942. George M. Cohan died exactly 5 months later on November 6, 1942 at the age of 64. He had been battling a serious intestinal problem for almost a year. See more
Shadow sweeping across the set during "Yankee Doodle Dandy". See more
I call it a hit. What'll your review say?
I like it too, so I guess I'll pan it.
The Red, White and Blue
aka "Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean"
Written by David T. Shaw
Arranged by Thomas A. Beckett
Played during the parade and as part of the "You're a Grand Old Flag" sequence See more