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?
Many facts were changed or ignored to add to the feel of the movie. For example, the real George M. Cohan
was married twice, and although his second wife's middle name was Mary, she went by her first name, Agnes. In fact, the movie deviated so far from the truth that, following the premiere, the real George M. Cohan
commented, "It was a good movie. Who was it about?" See more
In a newspaper photograph, the Lusitania has two funnels instead of four. See more
I call it a hit. What'll your review say?
I like it too, so I guess I'll pan it.
While Strolling Through the Park One Day
Written by Ed Haley
Performed by Patsy Parsons See more