This much-loved and much-acclaimed musical biography salutes the life and career of American composer and performer George M. Cohan.
James Cagney brilliantly essays the role of Cohan, a song-and-dance man who made his mark on the vaudeville stage at the young age of 13. Thereafter, he continued to rack up triumph after triumph -- until he became the first performer of the popular theater to win a Congressional Medal of Honor.
Along the way, he penned countless memorable tunes, including "Over There," "It's a Grand Old Flag," "Give My Regards to Broadway" and the film's rousing title number.
Academy Awards Best Sound Recording 1942
Academy Awards Best Actor 1942 James Cagney Oscar-winning actor, THE PUBLIC ENEMY (1931)
Academy Awards Best Adapted or Musical Song/Score 1942 Ray Heindorf Conductor/Composer
Academy Awards Best Adapted or Musical Song/Score 1942 Heinz Roemheld Composer/Music Director