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Cagney, James 1899-1986

Works: 921 works in 2,569 publications in 9 languages and 35,260 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Musical films  Comedy films  Crime films  Biographical films  History  Biographies  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Dancer, Narrator, Author, Other, Singer, Translator, Speaker, Costume designer, Contributor, Dedicatee, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

50 editions published between 1942 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 2,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer
Public enemy by William A Wellman( Visual )

93 editions published between 1931 and 2021 in 4 languages and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Relates the story of a young man's rise in the criminal underworld in Prohibition-era urban America"--Wikipedia
Mister Roberts by John Ford( Visual )

41 editions published between 1955 and 2020 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy-drama about life aboard a Navy cargo ship in Pacific waters during the waning days of World War II. In the Navy Register it is listed as 'The Reluctant, ' but to its crew it is known as 'The Bucket.' The monotonous non-combat duty of a fun-loving crew is enlivened by a feud between the petty, intolerant martinet of a captain and an impetuous, highly-respected cargo officer whose continuous efforts to get a transfer to combat duty are blocked by the captain
White heat by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

77 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cody Jarrett is a psychopathic gangster and a ruthless killer who is anything but rational with his fierce headaches and strong mother-fixation
Ragtime by Milos Forman( Visual )

53 editions published between 1981 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

33 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love is blind, fickle and true. Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged to Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the kingdom of fairies, have a slight quarrel about whether or not the boy Titania is raising will join Titania's band or Oberon's, so Oberon tries to get the boy from her by using some magic. Lysander and Hermina meet in the forest. Helena and Demetrius are there as well. There are actors practicing a play for the upcoming wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta. Due to some misunderstandings by Puck, the whole thing becomes a little bit more confused
Angels with dirty faces by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

66 editions published between 1938 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends grow up and go their separate ways--one a criminal and the other a parish priest. Rocky Sullivan returns to his old neighborhood to find his lawless life style idolized by the young hoodlums there. Jerry Connelly, the parish priest sees his hard work turn unavailing because of Rocky's corruptive influence
James Cagney, the authorized biography by Doug Warren( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having preserved his privacy throughout his career and the two decades of his retirement, the gifted actor now discloses his characteristically candid views on the successes and failures of his brilliant career and the joys of his private life
The roaring twenties by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

53 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War I veteran becomes involved in bootlegging. Set in New York City during the 1920s
One, two, three by Billy Wilder( Visual )

78 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlin, after the Second World War: C.R. MacNamara presides over the German branch of Coca-Cola, dreaming of being promoted to London, by capturing the untapped Russian market. His plans for advancement run into a snag, when he is asked to watch over the boss' ditsy, impulsive 17 year-old daughter Scarlett on her European vacation. Unsurprisingly, she almost immediately gets into trouble of the worst kind by slipping across the border to East Germany, to marry the violently anti-Yankee Communist Otto. When the home office headman decides to visit his daughter, Cagney masterminds an elaborate masquerade that backfires
Love me or leave me by Charles Vidor( Visual )

35 editions published between 1949 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz age singing sensation Ruth Etting had it all, but it took more than talent to make it big. Her rise to fame at the hands of her Chicago gangster boyfriend turned her life off stage into a world of fear and abuse
Yankee Doodle Dandy : original motion picture soundtrack by George M Cohan( )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Busby Berkeley disc( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 21 song-and-dance numbers choreographed & directed by Busby Berkeley, excerpted from movie musicals originally released by Warner Bros. Pictures between 1933-1937
Footlight parade( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cagney stars as Chester Kent, a diligent musical comedy director who is continually warding off snoopers hired by his competitors to steal his ideas. When his latest show is cancelled in favor of a talking picture, he turns to staging musical prologues to play before the features in moviehouses
Blood on the sun( Visual )

65 editions published between 1944 and 2018 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In pre-WWII Toyko, American newspaper editor Nick Condon runs an explosive story revealing Japan's warlike intentions toward China and the U.S
"G" men by William Keighley( Visual )

21 editions published between 1935 and 2020 in English and Spanish and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Cagney plays a FBI agent in this punchy hot-off-the-presses account of the pursuit and capture of John Dillinger
What price glory by John Ford( Visual )

36 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, two American Marines are best buddies in competition for an alluring French woman, daughter of a local shopkeeper
Celebration of America( Recording )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents fourteen patriotic songs in a variety of genres, and includes facts about the history of the U.S., and a trivia question that relates to each selection
Man of a thousand faces by Regina Spektor( Visual )

21 editions published between 1957 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic story of the silent film star Lon Chaney, recreating many of his famous roles, including Quasimodo of Notre Dame and the phantom from the original Phantom of the Opera
The time of your life by William Saroyan( Visual )

43 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The assorted customers of a small saloon in the big city are a passing parade, relating their problems and accomplishments, their joy and sorrow to Joe, "whose hobby is people."
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Audience level: 0.28 (from 0.18 for Yankee Doo ... to 0.75 for James Cagn ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Public enemy
Public enemyMister RobertsWhite heatA midsummer night's dreamAngels with dirty facesJames Cagney, the authorized biographyThe roaring twentiesThe Busby Berkeley disc
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