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Yankee doodle dandy [videorecording]

Title
Yankee doodle dandy [videorecording]
Publication
1942.

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cassette 1Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-147 cassette 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
cassette 2Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-147 cassette 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Description
2 videocassettes. 126 min. : sd. b&w. NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Subjects
Note
  • A Warner Bros. film based on the story of George M. Cohan. Executive producer: Hal B. Wallis. Director: Michael Curtiz. Screenplay: Robert Buckner and Edmund Joseph. Lyrics and music: George M. Cohan. Dance numbers staged and directed by Leroy Prinz and Seymour Felix. James Cagney's dance routines by John Boyle.
  • Dance numbers include I'm a yankee doodle dandy and Give my regards to Broadway (both from Little Johnny Jones), 45 minutes from Broadway, You're a grand old flag, and Over there.
Performer (note)
  • James Cagney (George M. Cohan), Joan Leslie (Mary), Walter Huston (Jerry Cohan), Richard Whorf (Sam Harris), Irene Manning (Fay Templeton), George Tobias (Dietz), and Eddie Foy Jr. (himself)
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-147
Title
Yankee doodle dandy [videorecording]
Imprint
1942.
Cast
James Cagney (George M. Cohan), Joan Leslie (Mary), Walter Huston (Jerry Cohan), Richard Whorf (Sam Harris), Irene Manning (Fay Templeton), George Tobias (Dietz), and Eddie Foy Jr. (himself)
Summary
In flashbacks George M. Cohan recounts the events of his life and theatrical career during a visit with the President of the United States who then gives George the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Local Subject
Motion pictures. Yankee doodle dandy.
Musical comedies. Little Johnny Jones.
Added Author
Cagney, James, 1899-1986. Performer
Leslie, Joan, 1925-2015. Performer
Huston, Walter, 1884-1950. Performer
Cohan, George M. (George Michael), 1878-1942. Composer
Cohan, George M. (George Michael), 1878-1942. Lyricist
Prinz, Le Roy, 1895-1983, choreographer.
Felix, Seymour, 1892-1961, choreographer.
Boyle, Johnny, choreographer.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-147
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