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?
Choreographer Johnny Boyle
broke his ankle rehearsing the opening song-and-dance number. This effectively scuttled the rest of his career. See more
Variety newspaper headline is actually "Sticks Nix Hick Pix" (17 July 1935). See more
I call it a hit. What'll your review say?
I like it too, so I guess I'll pan it.
Spoofed in L.I.E.
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