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>
Based on the story of GEORGE M. COHAN with the Greatest of all his Great Music
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Did You Know?
Walking down the stairs at the White House, James Cagney
goes into a tap dance. According to TCM, that was completely ad-libbed. See more
When Francis Langford is singing "Over There" and the power goes out her voice over is still singing while her lips are apparently asking "what is going on?" to George. See more
I call it a hit. What'll your review say?
I like it too, so I guess I'll pan it.
" (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land"
Music by Daniel Decatur Emmett
Played as part of the "You're a Grand Old Flag" sequence See more