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>
Based on the story of GEORGE M. COHAN with the Greatest of all his Great Music
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Did You Know?
portrays Mary Cohan, aging from 18 to 57 throughout proceedings. Leslie turned 17 during the production of the film. The fact that she was still attending school during production caused numerous delays. See more
Despite the film's storyline, and Cohan's own lifelong claim, that he was born on the 4th of July (and his having written the song "Yankee Doodle Dandy" containing that very line), George M. Cohan
was in fact born on the 3rd of July (1878). See more
I call it a hit. What'll your review say?
I like it too, so I guess I'll pan it.
In a Kingdom of Our Own
from the Broadway show "The Royal Vagabond"
Written by George M. Cohan
Sung by Frances Langford
as part of the post-WWI medley See more