Yankee Doodle Dandy

2 hr 6 min | Movies You Love | 1942

This nonstop musical tour de force sings, dances and celebrates the life and career of a music man who lifted a nation, the first entertainer awarded the United States Congressional Medal of Honor for his contribution to morale. From his early days as a vaudeville performer to his stardom on Broadway, George M. Cohan composed the songs that defined his generation.

This nonstop musical tour de force sings, dances and celebrates the life and career of a music man who lifted a nation, the first entertainer awarded the United States Congressional Medal of Honor for his contribution to morale. From his early days as a vaudeville performer to his stardom on Broadway, George M. Cohan composed the songs that defined his generation.

Details

Actor
James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, Richard Whorf, Irene Manning, Jeanne Cagney, George Tobias, Rosemary De Camp, Frances Langford, George Barbier, S.Z. Sakall, Walter Catlett, Douglas Croft, Eddie Foy, Jr., Minor Watson
Director
Michael Curtiz
Producer
Hal B. Wallis, Jack L. Warner
Writer
Robert Buckner, Edmund Joseph
Composer
George M. Cohan, Heinz Roemheld