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?
The movie's line "My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you." was voted as the #97 movie quote by the American Film Institute (out of 100). See more
When Cohan goes to the clearly-labeled "Army Recruiting Station" to enlist for WW I, some of the soldiers inside are actually wearing WW I-era Marine Corps uniforms. 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 Nudes at Eleven
Like the Wandering Minstrel
from the Broadway show "The Merry Malones"
Written by George M. Cohan
Played and sung as part of the travel montage See more