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?
Walking down the stairs at the White House, James Cagney
goes into a tap dance. According to TCM, that was completely ad-libbed. See more
After the scene showing New Year's 1912, Josie tells George she is getting married. Josie and Fred Niblo actually married in 1901, prior to George's successes on Broadway. See more
I call it a hit. What'll your review say?
I like it too, so I guess I'll pan it.
You're a Grand Old Flag
from the Broadway show "George Washington Jr."
Written by George M. Cohan
Sung by James Cagney
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