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.
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?
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on October 19, 1942 with James Cagney
reprising his film role. See more
After George M. Cohan
plays the violin as a child, he sets the instrument down on a table and it changes position between shots. See more
I call it a hit. What'll your review say?
I like it too, so I guess I'll pan it.
Also available in a computer colorized version. See more
Spoofed in South Park: Erection Day
from the Broadway show "Fifty Miles from Boston"
Written by George M. Cohan
Sung by James Cagney
and Joan Leslie
(dubbed by Sally Sweetland
) See more