Yankee Doodle Dandy1942
"Yankee Doodle Dandy" (also known as "Zauber der Revue", "Ribalta di gloria") is a Biography/Drama/Musical film directed by Michael Curtiz, and written by Robert Buckner (screenplay), released on May 29 of 1942 in the USA . James Cagney and Joan Leslie are starring, alongside Walter Huston, Richard Whorf, Irene Manning and George Tobias.
Based on the story of GEORGE M. COHAN with the Greatest of all his Great Music
Who directed "Yankee Doodle Dandy":
Yankee Doodle Dandy was directed by Michael Curtiz, a director, producer, actor, and writer.
Before making Yankee Doodle Dandy, Michael Curtiz had directed Captains of the Clouds, released in 1942, Dive Bomber (1941), The Sea Wolf (1941), Santa Fe Trail (1940), The Sea Hawk (1940), and Virginia City (1940). Since, he directed Casablanca, released in 1942, Passage to Marseille (1944), Janie (1944), Roughly Speaking (1945), Mildred Pierce (1945), and Night and Day (1946).
What was the release date of "Yankee Doodle Dandy":
Yankee Doodle Dandy was initially released on Friday, May 29, 1942, in the United States. Also released on Friday, May 29, 1942 have been The Falcon Takes Over (dir. Irving Reis), Let's Get Tough! (dir. Wallace Fox), Miss Annie Rooney (dir. Edwin L. Marin), and Perils of the Royal Mounted (dir. James W. Horne). This was seventy-seven (77) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, September 25, 1946 in France; Tuesday, August 27, 1996 in Germany; Saturday, January 10, 1948 in Italy; Friday, February 25, 1944 in Australia and on Saturday, December 06, 1986 in Japan.
What is the cast of "Yankee Doodle Dandy":
At the casting of Yankee Doodle Dandy we find James Cagney, previously seen in Captains of the Clouds (1942) and The Bride Came C.O.D. (1941); Joan Leslie (The Male Animal (1942), Sergeant York (1941)); Walter Huston (The Shanghai Gesture (1941), Swamp Water (1941)) [ more... ]
- Chester Clute and Joan Leslie, Rosemary DeCamp, S.Z. Sakall also worked together in Two Guys from Milwaukee, released in 1946.
- Joan Leslie, Irene Manning and S.Z. Sakall can also be seen in Hollywood Canteen, released in 1944.
- Joan Leslie, Rosemary DeCamp and Odette Myrtil also appeared together in Rhapsody in Blue, released in 1945.
What is the Storyline of "Yankee Doodle Dandy":
In the early days of World War II, Cohan comes out of retirement to star as President Roosevelt in the Rodgers and Hart musical I'd Rather Be Right. On the first night, he is summoned to meet the President at the White House, who presents him with a Congressional Gold Medal (in fact, this happened several years previously). Cohan is overcome and chats with Roosevelt, recalling his early days on the stage. The film flashes back to his supposed birth on July 4, whilst his father is performing on the [...]
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