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?
Despite failing health, the real George M. Cohan
acted briefly as a consultant on the film. He lived long enough to see the finished result and approved wholeheartedly of James Cagney
's depiction of himself. 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.
References Ah, Wilderness!
At a Georgia Camp Meeting
Music by Kerry Mills
Danced (in blackface) by Henry Blair
, Walter Huston
, Rosemary DeCamp
and Jo Ann Marlowe See more