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Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
July 14, 2013 - 11:00 am

Directed by Michael Curtiz

James Cagney sings and dances through an electric, Oscar-winning performance in this star-spangled musical spectacular.  The story of Broadway showman George M. Cohan’s rags-to-riches journey from vaudeville to stardom is told through buoyantly enthusiastic musical performances of patriotic classics such as “Yankee Doodle Boy” and “You’re A Grand Old Flag.”

Warner Bros. Producer: Jack L. Warner. Screenwriter: Robert Buckner. Cinematographer: James Wong Howe. Editor: George Amy. Cast: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, Richard Whorf, Rosemary DeCamp.

35mm, b/w, 126 min.

Note: Recommended for ages 6+

Watch the trailer below.

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