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?
Cohan encounters a group of teen-agers, who sing "Jeepers Creepers," before Cohan decides to return to the stage in "I'd Rather Be Right." "Jeepers Creepers" was published and became popular in 1938, a year following "I'd Rather Be Right." See more
I call it a hit. What'll your review say?
I like it too, so I guess I'll pan it.
Referenced in One, Two, Three
Mary's a Grand Old Name
from the Broadway show "Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway"
Written by George M. Cohan
Played during the opening credits
Sung by James Cagney
and Joan Leslie
(dubbed by Sally Sweetland
Sung also by Irene Manning See more