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?
hated working with character actor S.Z. Sakall
who he felt upstaged him at every turn. He complained to director Michael Curtiz
about him but Curtiz took no action as he had great respect for Sakall, who was once Hungary's leading actor. Cagney refused to work with Sakall again. See more
The song "Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar" is referenced before George M. Cohan
starred in the 1937 production of "I'd Rather Be Right Than Be President". The song was written in 1940. 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