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>
The Yankee Doodle Dandiest Entertainment of 'em all!
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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.
Referenced in Yankee Doodle Daffy
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Sung a cappella and danced at George's farm by Dick Chandlee
, Joyce Horne
, Joyce Reynolds
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