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>
Get ready to Laugh, to Sing, to Shout! ...For here comes Uncle Sam's Star Spangled Yankee Doodle Dandy!
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Did You Know?
Walking down the stairs at the White House, James Cagney
goes into a tap dance. According to TCM, that was completely ad-libbed. See more
The writers stretch the bounds "poetic license" by trying to tie George M. Cohan
's flop Popularity (1906) with the sinking of the Lusitania (1915) and the U.S. entry into World War I (1917) as all occurring at the same time. See more
I call it a hit. What'll your review say?
I like it too, so I guess I'll pan it.
The Belle of the Barbers' Ball
from the Broadway show "Cohan and Harris Minstrels"
Written by George M. Cohan
Part of The Four Cohans on Broadway medley/montage See more