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?
Future director Don Siegel
was responsible for putting together the numerous montages that appear throughout the film. 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.
Also available in a computer colorized version. See more
The Red, White and Blue
aka "Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean"
Written by David T. Shaw
Arranged by Thomas A. Beckett
Played during the parade and as part of the "You're a Grand Old Flag" sequence See more