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>
The Yankee Doodle Dandiest Entertainment of 'em all!
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Did You Know?
Future director Don Siegel
was responsible for putting together the numerous montages that appear throughout the film. See more
At one point during the "Harrigan" number, instead of singing "H-A-double R-I..." Cagney/Cohan sings "H-A-W-R-I...." See more
I call it a hit. What'll your review say?
I like it too, so I guess I'll pan it.
America, My Country 'Tis of Thee
Music attributed to Henry Carey
("God Save the King!") (1744)
Lyrics by Samuel Francis Smith
Played and sung as part of the "You're a Grand Old Flag" sequence See more