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?
According to his biography the rather stiff-legged dancing style used by James Cagney
in this movie is not his own. He copied George M. Cohan
's style to make the film more accurate. See more
After George M. Cohan
plays the violin as a child, he sets the instrument down on a table and it changes position between shots. 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
from the Broadway show "Billie"
Written by George M. Cohan
Sung by Frances Langford
as part of the post-WWI medley See more