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?
In the film George M. Cohan
writes a drama called "Popularity", which was a failure. This is fact. Following WW I he rewrote parts of it, added music, and put it on under the title of "Little Nelly Kelly", which became a huge hit. See more
Variety newspaper headline is actually "Sticks Nix Hick Pix" (17 July 1935). See more
I call it a hit. What'll your review say?
I like it too, so I guess I'll pan it.
The Man Who Owns Broadway
from the Broadway show "The Man Who Owns Broadway"
Written by George M. Cohan
Sung by Frances Langford
as part of the post-WWI medley See more