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?
Carl Jules Weyl
's theater stage set took up a whole sound stage and was specifically constructed so that it could replicate the proscenium design of any given theater, from the traditional, 19th century stylings of the Liberty (now Madame Tusseud's Wax Museum, where "Little Johnny Jones" opened in 1904) and Herald Square (demolished in 1915, where "George Washington Junior" opened in 1906) Theaters, to the Art Deco design of the Alvin (now the Neil Simon
, where "I'd Rather Be Right" opened in 1937) Theater. 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?
I like it too, so I guess I'll pan it.
Off the Record
from the Broadway show 'I'd Rather Be Right'
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Additional Lyrics by Jack Scholl
Sung by James Cagney See more