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Yankee doodle dandy [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. ; produced by Hal B. Wallis, William Cagney ; directed by Michael Curtiz ; screenplay by Robert Buckner and Edmund Joseph.

Contributor Curtiz, Michael, 1888-1962.

Imprint:Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2003.

Description2 videodiscs (125 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.

Note:Originally released as a motion picture in 1942.

Note:Features: "Let freedom sing : the story of Yankee doodle dandy," John Travolta remembers James Cagney, wartime short starring Cagney "You, John Jones," classic cartoons "Yankee doodle Bugs," "Yankee doodle Daffy," dressed set photos, scene concept drawings, publicity materials and sheet music galleries, Lady Esther screen guild theater radio show, 1942 broadcast adaptations starring Cagney, Rita Hayworth and Betty Grable, prerecording session outtakes and rehearsals, "James Cagney : top of the world," profile of George M. Cohen hosted by Michael J. Fox.

Target AudienceMPAA rating: Not rated.

Note:A patriotic recreation of the life and times of George M. Cohan, with many of his songs.

Note : PerformerJames Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, Richard Whorf, Jeanne Cagney, Frances Langford, George Tobias, Irene Manning.

Note: AwardsAcademy Awards: Best Actor, Best Sound Recording, Best Scoring of a Musical

System Details NotesDVDs, Dolby digital mono.


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Curtiz, Michael, 1888-1962.
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Cohan, George M. (George Michael), 1878-1942.
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Yankee doodle dandy.
Series Statement
Buhl Library Video Collection.
Cohan, George M. (George Michael), 1878-1942 -- Drama.
Musical films.
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Index Term - Genre/Form
Biographical films.
Black and white films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Musical films.
Other title
Let freedom sing : the story of Yankee doodle dandy.
You, John Jones.
Yankee doodle Bugs.
Yankee doodle Daffy.
James Cagney : top of the world.