Poster for the movie "Yankee Doodle Dandy"

Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

G 126 min - Drama, Music - 6 June 1942
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A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.

Director:  Michael Curtiz
Stars:  James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, Richard Whorf, Irene Manning, George Tobias, Rosemary DeCamp, Jeanne Cagney, Frances Langford, George Barbier, Walter Catlett, Douglas Croft, Eddie Foy Jr., S.Z. Sakall, Jack Young

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A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.



Tagline: Get ready to Laugh, to Sing, to Shout! ...For here comes Uncle Sam's Star Spangled Yankee Doodle Dandy!

Genres: Drama, Music

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Language:  English
Release Date:  6 June 1942

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Warner Bros.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 06 min

Academy Award Nominations and Wins

ACTOR — James Cagney {“George M. Cohan”} – Won
ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Walter Huston {“Jerry Cohan”}
DIRECTING — Michael Curtiz
FILM EDITING — George Amy
MUSIC (Scoring of a Musical Picture) — Ray Heindorf, Heinz Roemheld – Won
OUTSTANDING MOTION PICTURE — Warner Bros.
SOUND RECORDING — Warner Bros. Studio Sound Department, Nathan Levinson, Sound Director – Won
WRITING (Original Motion Picture Story) — Robert Buckner


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