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Yankee Doodle Dandy

Yankee Doodle Dandy(1942)

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Brief Synopsis

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.

Cast & Crew

Michael Curtiz Director
James Cagney George M. Cohan
Joan Leslie Mary Cohan
Walter Huston Jerry Cohan
Richard Whorf Sam H. Harris
Irene Manning Fay Templeton
Rosemary DeCamp Nellie Cohan
Jeanne Cagney Josie Cohan
George Barbier Erlanger
Walter Catlett Theatre manager

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York premiere: 29 May 1942
Release Date:  1942 Production Date:  Mertz AFI; Karl*
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  125-126 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  11,347    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • wave that funky flag amercan

    a.morris 2018-02-03

    nice script..not bad acting and since it is a fictional movie.. not that much pretense on what makes America great. also..get to see one of the toughest... MORE>

  • 5 Star Great

    Jim Smith 2017-07-04

    Among the greatest films ever. Cagney is awesome. Great pace and presentation with on target acting. Includes one of my all times favorites, Frances... MORE>

  • Yankee Doodle Dandy

    Natalie Howe 2017-07-04

    While I've seen this movie countless times, I, continue to gain more & more appreciation for its content. Like many Classics, each time I watch,... MORE>