Discovering: James Cagney

Discovering: James Cagney

Series 2

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Summary

A look back at the life and career of actor James Cagney, including his Oscar-winning performance as George M Cohan in 1942 film Yankee Doodle Dandy, the impact he made on the mobster genre and how Hollywood's tough guy came to change the face of the film industry. Plus, a reflection on the time Cagney spent in vaudeville and his difficult early years.
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